Hindi hai hum (hindi is our mother tongue) …….. are we really..???
Origin of ‘HINGLISH’ or as I say.. HINDIFICATION OF ENGLISH WORDS…!!
After our independence, HINDI was declared to be the national language of our country. But this happened only in the paper, what came out in practice was much...
FIFTY YEARS OF LANGUAGE PLANNING FOR MODERN HINDI
The Official Language of India
Hindi - according to the 1991 Census of India, is the mother tongue of 233,432,285 persons (22% of the entire Indian population), and is spoken as a language (which includes 47 or so mother tongues cobbled...
Language problem in india ....
ITS DIVERSE EFFECTS ON OUR COUNTRYS ECONOMY
India is one the greatest or well you can also say one of the weirdest countries in the world….
it’s a country u could never have thought would come over 50 years living together….
Our country on its way had to deal with...
An Artificial Divide?
When people make a great fuss over the merits and demerits of a language they overlook an important point that a language is not merely a means of communicating thoughts but also a way of getting civilized.
Since, the date of India’s independence, there has been running many claims and counter-claims...
Issues and Goals
National Integration and Secularism
NATIONAL INTEGRATION AND SECULARISM
You must have learnt and recited our national anthem, ‘Jana-gana-mana’. You would have also solemnly recited it with others on several occasions, especially while celebrating national events, such as...
Gender, Friendship, and Excess in 1970s Hindi Cinema
The Bombay film industry (Bollywood) is usually considered, along with other state-sanctioned institutions, in its role as a force for cultural and political consolidation within the architecture...
This book is an introduction to Hindi and the script used to write it. It was written as an entry at hindi.unilang.org, and the author was kind enough to grant permission to copy and freely modify the text under the GFDL. Presently it is in a very colloquial style and needs editing to...
The obstacles to national unity
Racial Inequality, Social Inequality, Religious inequality... etc
(1) Regionalism/Separatism (ii) Linguism (iii) Casteism and (iv) communalism.
(i) Regionalism/Separatism: Regionalism or Separatism is the most advance obstacle in the way of National Unity and development...
Cinema is a popular media of mass consumption which plays a key role in moulding opinions, constructing images and reinforcing dominant cultural values. Hindi cinema has been a major point of reference for Indian culture in this century. It has shaped and expressed the changing scenarios of modern India to...
For improving Hospital Language Support System
The United States is one of the most diverse countries in the world. The 2007 population census states the total population to be 301,621,159—native being 263,561,465. Foreign born population is 12.62%- 38,059,694 and naturalized U.S. citizen is around...
The Origin of the Urdu Language:
The national language of the Pakistani people or our ‘qaumi zuban’ is interestingly, one that most of us learn as a second language. Unlike our first language, it is learnt primarily as a written phenomenon. In primary schools, the child encounters its alphabet ‘alif...
The changing perception of young newspaper readers of Bangalore with the changed face of English language newspapers
a research paper by Naresh H. Rao, Department of Journalism
Perception is defined as the act of perceiving, which is "to become aware of directly through any of the...
LANGUAGE OF CINEMA,ITS NEW TRENDS,IMPACT OF CINEMA ON SOCIETY,FILM AS A CONTEMPORARY ART FORM..
The cinema of India consists of films produced across India, which includes the cinematic culture of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat,Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Orissa,Punjab...
research and attracts eminent scholars to its faculty. The University of Delhi attracts students from the different parts of the country.
In our survey, we interviewed students from various colleges under DU. Some of them were from St.Stephens College, Sri.Venketeshwara College, Jesus and Mary...
Every country, every region is recognised by some particular features of their culture. It may be some food, attire, language or tradition. Like Chow Mein is eaten by people around the world, but it always reminds about Mainland China. Reiki, a healing and medication technique, always reminds about Japan...
English is an Obstacle in the Development of All Indian regional Languages
Before independence, our rulers-the British had a definite policy in keeping us uneducated. They had seen a successful experiment in Africa, naming it the Dark Continent, a overpopulated teeming mass of...
English Language Study
“How is language used in political speeches?”
Political speeches have the ability to create and design an outcome of any situation. I will be analysing how language is used in political speeches. Explaining how language is used by politics to persuade an audience, through their...
has been almost two centuries that English education was introduced in India and since then it has been playing an important role in our national life, not to mention our educational system. Most people believe that the then British rulers needed some cheap native clerks who could work in their offices...
Science writing in Hindi appears to have began in 1818 (Patariya, 2000) with the publication of a magazine named “Hindi Digdarshan,” copies of which were circulated to many schools in West Bengal. ‘Digdarshan' regularly incorporated materials on science, a trend that was not in vogue at that time even...
Development (Financial Assistance)
Abstract: In our rural survey we were focusing on financial assistance schemes running by central government for rural people i.e. farmers .The target location we choose was villages’ outskirts of Allahabad city. We divided our shelf in further sub-group to carry out data...
MULTILINGUAL/MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION AS AN INSTRUMENT OF NATIONAL UNITY
OGUNYEMI KEHINDE OLUFEMI
MULTILINGUALISM AND MULTICULTURALISM
Multilingualism and multiculturalism are two similar concepts with only a thin line separating them. According to Ajulo (2008) multilingualism...
National integration:-ours is a nation of unity in diversity.India stands as a myriad example of unity of culture,religion,languages regions,different festivals,dress styles,outlooks and co lour.we have been able to preserve this unity in all odds.Communal harmony is the Hall mark of our sustenance
an entity composed of many communities, races classes, languages and subcultures. In any such nation, there are many obstacles to the achievement of national integration.
In India the following hindrances are obstructing the growth of national feeling, casteism, communalism, linguistic fanaticism...
Language is the most complex form of communication used by all species. Language is what all humans have in common despite their culture or beliefs. It is a device used for all communication whether written, verbal, expressive or gestured. As humans have developed and migrated languages have become...
English Language Education in Rural Schools of India:
The Situation, the Policy and the Curriculum
This paper attempts to bring in the issues related to English language education situation in rural schools in India, the state policy on language education, quality questions in second...
English as a National Foreign Language
India has two national languages for central administrative purposes: Hindi and English. Hindi is the national, official, and main link language of India. English is an associate official language. The Indian Constitution also officially approves twenty-two regional...
THE HINDU IN 1953 POINTS OUT HOW IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO BANISH ENGLISH LANGUAGE FROM INDIA. ENGLISH LANGUAGE IS HERE PERSONAIFIED AS A PRISONER FACING TRIAL IN A COURT, AND PEOPLE WHO DISLIKE ENGLISH IN INDIA IS THE JUDGE.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN INDIA HAS, ACCORDING TO R K NARAYAN BECOME A SUBJECT THAT CONFUSES...
HISTORY OF LANGUAGE
Words on the brain: from 1 million years ago?
All social animals communicate with each other, from bees and ants to whales and apes, but only humans have developed a language which is more than a set of prearranged signals.
Our speech even differs in a physical way from the...
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SOJOURN: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia Vol. 25, No. 2 (2010), pp. 262–80
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Research Notes and Comments
Zee TV and the Creation...