English Language For Native English Essay

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Who doesn’t want to have good English? For a non- native English speaker, it is the matter of pride and dignity. The person who have good English can express himself better and is treated as better person and honored everywhere. Good English gives personality for non- native speaker. Being an international student in the U.S.A., English language for me is as indispensable as basic needs. However, for non-native English speaker, it is hard to understand native speakers. The way they use slang when they speak, I hardly understand them. For me as a native Nepali speaker, I feel comfortable using Nepali with my friends and in my country both formally and informally. Using English, I cannot express myself what I have in my mind the way I do when I communicate in Nepali.
Talking about my expertise in English, in my school (non-English public school), my teacher taught me English by translating it to my native language. I never used English to communicate with people when I was in Nepal. Nepali language is main communicating language there: at school, at public places, at banks, at police stations, at government offices. So, now it has become difficult for me to communicate with people here in the U.S.A. I cannot express my ideas, views openly in English. Sometimes, I feel difficult to understand some of the professors. However, I cannot question them since my English does not meet the standard. May be I have a fear of being exposed about my English language proficiency.…

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