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Comparative Survey, Descriptive Research

  Comparative survey research is a type of descriptive survey where it aims to compare the status of two or more variable, institutions, strategies etc. This technique often uses multiple disciplines in one study.This does not only compare different groups but also same group over time.Few points are to be kept in mind before starting the comparative survey. ·        Comparison Points -The research should be very clear regarding the points to be compared. This can also be identified through review of literature and experience of experts. ·        Assumption of Similarities -  One has to be clear about the similarities the two variable hold. If the researcher do not find this there is no point of comparison. Criteria of Comparison - The researcher has to identify the criteria of comparison keeping in mind the fairness and objectivity. Appropriate tools has to be identified for measurement of criterion variables. Comparative survey research is carried on when the researcher cannot

Discuss English as a Global Language

Discipline as a Souce of Knowledge Education vs Indoctrination Today, English has acquired the position of global language. Perhaps, it is the only language that is widespread across the world. It functions in different kinds of societies as a mother tongue, second language, official language, foreign language, lingua-franca, medium of education etc. No other language has undergone innumerable transformations within the country as well as in other countries. This happened due to its vital characteristics of adapting to changing situations. The spread and rise of English is the result of geographic expansion and settlement of America, Australia and South Africa by English speaking people, besides the colonization of Asia and Africa. The intermingling of different languages with English besides giving rise to new Englishes developed new identities, new nations and new literatures. It is the legacy of British colonialism as well as imperialism that has left many countries with the langu

Growth and Status of English Language in India

Overview of history of English Language Critical analysis of A Passage to India Character sketch of Kurtz of Heart of Darkness Eliza Doolittle Doctor Faustus English as a Global Language   The growth and status of English language in India is directly correlated with the growth of imperialism in the country. It is well known to everyone the arrival of East India Company in India and how the trade changed to conquest. The language of trade essentially meant the influx of certain Indian words into the English vocabulary and vice-versa for effective communication between two trading communities. However, the language got engulfed in different work- of spreading missionary work and proselytization. It was only by the Charter Act of 1813 , the Company became responsible for the education of the Indians. The early attempts of teaching English language were overshadowed by political compulsions. Macaulay’s Minutes of 1835 clearly supported the western education in India through the medium