Indian English in the news

26 07 2010

English is now our second language as more Indians speak English than any other language. Also, the English speakers in India outnumber those in all of western Europe, not counting the United Kingdom. And Indian English-speakers are more than twice the UK’s population. Click here for more..

A leading expert on English says that Indian English will conquer globe by forcing speakers routinely to learn two varieties of the language — one spoken in their home country and a new kind of Standard English with pronounced Indian characteristics. Click here for more..

English has marched on and become the second largest medium in India’s primary schools, after Hindi. Click here for more..

Many top US law firms are hiring Indian lawyers (proficient in English) to edit and make grammatical and syntax corrections in legal drafts/contracts prepared by their lawyers. Click here for more..