You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.
Every year several languages die out. Some people think that this is not important because life will be easier if there are fewer languages in the world.
To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?
Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.
Write at least 250 words.
It is opined by some that dying out of languages has least significance as life in this world becomes easier when this occurs. I cannot agree to the statement because of two specific reasons.
The first reason why I disagree to this view is because most languages reflect the culture and tradition of specific geographical areas. To be precise, languages are very closely bound to the way people live in a specific community or society. For example, there were a number of native tribal languages in Africa. Invasions and colonisations by the Western and Arabic cultures made most of these languages die out. When these people started speaking English and Arabic, their rich cultural heritage faded away and now there exist only shadows of those. Therefore, it is clear that when languages become extinct, there occurs cultural dilution and even cultural vanishing.
The second reason why I express my disapproval is because of the difficulty a person would face when he is adopting a new prominent language. To be clearer, many distinct phrases and usages which reflect in depth emotions cannot be replicated with a new language, and eventually such sorts of expressions would not be possible when a person uses it. There would be also problems with confidence, convenience, and fluency when a person uses a new language. Thus, such use of a language would become more or less artificial in nature.
To conclude, it is clear that most languages have their own cultural identity, and in order to preserve it, such languages should exist. It should be also understood that it would be difficult to communicate easier when languages become extinct and only fewer languages prevail.
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