Every nation needs some marks of identity. Language is also amark of identification of any nation. Pakistan is a federation of four provinces and its national language is URDU.
URDU- THE NATIONAL LANGUAGE OF PAKISTAN
Urdu is our national language. It has played an importyant role in the articulation...
Language is the most important aspect of culture. It is the dominant feature in determining nationality or ethnicity. It is the binding force that unites a people, and makes them distinct from others. Language represents a people’s heritage and identity. However, the imposition of Urdu as the national...
The Urdu-English Relationship and Its Impact on Pakistan’s Social Development*
Baa, baa, black sheep, have you any wool? Yes sir, yes sir, three bags full, One for my master, one for the dame, And one for the little boy who lives down the lane.
The black sheep run the country. The...
Pakistan and the Role of English Language in developing countries
A lingua franca is any language widely used beyond the population of its native speakers. Bangla (Bengali) is the most widely-spoken language in Bangladesh – it resembles the status of official language and the Lingua franca of the nation...
The Urdu-English Controversy in Pakistan Author(s): Tariq Rahman Source: Modern Asian Studies, Vol. 31, No. 1 (Feb., 1997), pp. 177-207 Published by: Cambridge University Press Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/312861 . Accessed: 02/03/2011 04:06
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Muhammad Ali Jinnah Urdu: محمد علی جناح (help·info) (December 25, 1876 – September 11, 1948) was a Pakistani politician and leader of the All India Muslim League who founded Pakistan and served as its first Governor-General. He is officially known in Pakistan as Quaid-e-Azam (Urdu: قائد اعظم — "Great...
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“I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigree of nations.”
— Samuel Johnson
It was the 4th annual “Zia Mohyeddin’s Ezaaz baraaey She’r o Nasr Khwaani” competition for reciting Urdu prose and poetry on Jan 20, 2011...
adapt aspects of your spoken language at home and at school.”
My way of language and accent is different from place to place. In the last 15 years I have been speaking in two languages to communicate and now have become fluent. My family, friends, media and my national identity have had the biggest...
Comparison of today's life with the past period of our life
Life is a name of a struggle between the good and the evil. We should know in our life that what is the wrong way of our life and what is the right way of our life. We say ourselves Muslims but our whole life is against the commandments of the Almighty...
particularly to education and health. Our leaders including the top brass of the armed forces should not overlook the fact that the Soviet Union collapsed not because of the dearth of advanced weaponry but because of the weakness of its polity and economy.
Needless to add that our performance in both political...
head of government. Pakistan has a bicameral legislature that consists of the Senate (upper house) and the National Assembly (lower house). Together with the President, the Senate and National Assembly make up a body called the Majlis-i-Shoora (Council of Advisors) or Parliament.
THE GOVERNMENT OF...
education sector is the extreme low level of public investment.
Free education is the right of every person but unfortunately this is not happening in our country. The government should devise a better planning regarding education in the budget.
The education system in Pakistan is generally divided into...
The Status and Role of Regional Languages in Higher Education in Pakistan
Sabiha Mansoor Available online: 29 Mar 2010
To cite this article: Sabiha Mansoor (2004): The Status and Role of Regional Languages in Higher Education in Pakistan, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural...
An Artificial Divide?
The purpose of this paper or 'the problem statement' is to analyze if Hindi and Urdu two separate...
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several departments of English and other languages than before.
The language academies---National Language Authority for Urdu; Sindhi
Language Authority; Pashto Academy; Balochi Academy; Brahvi Academy; Punjabi
Adabi Board---focus on that aspect of language planning (LP) which is defined as corpus
undertaking was the foundation of the Scientific Society, which published translations of many educational texts and issued a bilingual journal, in Urdu and English. The institutions were for the use of all citizens and were jointly operated by Hindus and the Muslims; however, Sir Syed and many other...
their findings. They say that language and cognitive development are intimately related. According to them, a child learns best in his mother tongue because he is not doubly burdened with the task of acquiring literacy skills simultaneously with learning another language not his own. That is why very...
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...
twice, in 1998 and 1999.3 If the BJP is yet to govern in its own right, it has replaced, at least for the moment, the once-dominant 'secular' Indian National Congress as the most popular and powerful party in India. Pakistan's 'ambivalence', as Rafiq Zakaria has put it, is now seemingly matched by India's...
much in our Pakistani culture. In some cases, it has been fruitful for our culture but in others it has rather worsened the scenario. Although, there are many fields in which such an adulteration has taken place but in my essay I have focused on some of the key aspects, for example, media, language, dress-code...
document serves as a composite review and test validation base for future assessment work in Pakistan that can directly feed into the ongoing project on National Assessment.
The document is organized as follows. Section II summarizes previous assessments of primary education undertaken in Pakistan over the...
with the British. This helped the British to see them as a counter to the supposedly ‘disloyal Muslims’, So Hindus were keen to learn the English language and to acquire a British education in the subcontinent. This helped them to gain employment and to make progress in society. By 1871 there were 711...
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...
covered Religion, Philosophy, Art, Politics, and Economics, the revival of Muslim life and universal brotherhood of man. His prose, not only in his national language but also in English, was powerful. His two books in English demonstrate his mastery of English. But poetry was his medium par excellence of expression...
should be the language of instruction in our schools?
In Dhaka Quid-e-azam said “let me make it very clear to you that the state language of Pakistan is going to be Urdu and no other language. Anyone who tries to mislead you is really the enemy of Pakistan. Without one state language, no nation can...
LANGUAGE LEARNING PRINCIPLES
Submission Date: Tuesday 29th October, 2013.
Major: Applied Linguistics.
What issues/problems do FA/FSC; BA/BSC Students face...
Technology Learning Coordinator Local Training and Resource Centre Mobile Female Teacher Training Programme Multi-Donor Support Unit National Education Assessment System National Education Equipment Centre North West Frontier Province Provincial Education Assessment Centre Parent Education Committee Primary...
The Language Movement: An Outline
It has been suggested that the freedom struggle of Bangladesh originated from the Bengali language movement. In a way this is correct, as the basic inspiration for the freedom struggle of the Bengali-speaking people of Pakistan came mainly form linguistic nationalism...
Disintegration of Urdu in Anita Desai’s In Custody 1
T of Urdu in India is an extremely layered one which needs to be examined historically, politically and ideologically in order to grasp the various forces which have shaped its current perception as a sectarian language adopted...