Speaking in English is taken as a superiority.

September 11, 2015, 2:21 pm

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The debate "Speaking in English is taken as a superiority." was started by sidhant on September 11, 2015, 2:21 pm. 32 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 19 people are on the disagree side. That might be enough to see the common perception. It looks like most of the people in this community are on the agreeing side of this statement.

PsychDave posted 2 arguments, sidhant posted 1 argument to the agreers part.
sharan posted 1 argument to the disagreers part.

sidhant, PsychDave, Yuki_Amayane, Jdr772, Katerina, Hellrazor, Katana_MC, Neaa, Alex, Bobo, athinus, carltonlasy, J_Blue, abdulhadi, AlenaMaisel and 17 visitors agree.
dotdotdot, sharan, SirJakeR, Tilak and 15 visitors disagree.

The level of confidence u show and amount of knowledge u posses over whatever language u speak is important.

4 years, 9 months ago

I agree with you on all points. Language should never be a measure of intelligence since brilliant people can have problems expressing themselves or, as you say, it could be a second language.

4 years, 10 months ago

Yeah, somewhere I agree with your point. But, nations exist in which complexion is used as a parameter to judge anyone's beauty and English is used as a parameter to judge anyone's intelligence. Where English is a 2nd language, it seems to be, if you're capable enough to converse in English, then only you're capable of doing something. Vexatious people would try to annihilate your grin, where for them, it's not a medium of language, it's a way to show off, as if speaking in English is something out of someone's approach. And According to statistics, English is not even the language which comes on no. 1 under the list of most spoken languages, it is Chinese.

4 years, 10 months ago

It does seem to be the language that is standard for doing international business. Likely this is because for much of history the British Empire was a dominant force and, as it's power waned on the global scale, the United States rose. As the US was a British colony they also spoke English, leading to many years of English permeating the world. If another nation that does not speak English surpasses the US it is possible that this could change, but until such a nation has been the dominant global force for some time English will likely remain the most powerful language.

4 years, 10 months ago
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