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Showing posts with label Discipline. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Discipline. Show all posts

Friday, 12 May 2017

Why Do We Need To Learn English

The importance of English cannot be ignored. It has become the international medium of communication because before World War II, the English People dominated the world and after World War II the Americans, who also speak English, dominate the world. But the importance of English in Pakistan is far greater than in other countries. To speak English is considered by people as something very superior and those who speak English consider themselves to be more cultured. Using English wards in daily Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi and Pakhtoon conversations has become the fashion and all persons using these words foci proud of this. Under these circumstances, when the entire nation has become mental slave of her former masters, the importance of English cannot be ignored.

Another important reason for adopting English as medium of instruction is that we do not have books on scientific and technical subjects in Urdu or provincial dialects and those available arc substandard as far matter is concerned. Under these circumstances we have no option but to learn English and continue to keep English as medium of instruction in our country, those who are learned and considered authorities on their subjects do not bother to write books in Urdu. They feel that they can better express their thoughts in English.

Students in general and science students in particular have no option but to learn English in colleges and universities they are given lectures in English Standard books on all subjects are available in English. The research materials are available in English. In examinations they must answer in English And believe me, the students up to intermediate level feel that they will get better marks if they submit their answer in English.

There is another important reason for learning English and continuing keep it as medium of instruction. Though Urdu has been declared as national language, English is used everywhere. The government files arc maintained in English and all official correspondence is done in English. In banks, insurance companies, factories and other offices English is used. In courts the medium of expression is English. Traders prefer to advertise in English and even the Pakistan television gives the schedule of its daily programme in English. Such being the importance’s given to English why should the students not learn English.

Our postgraduate students need to go to America or England for further studies and for doctorate. These countries do not give educational visas to those who are not able to pass the language examinations conducted by them. In our own countries we lack the research facilities which are available there. We must, therefore, continue to learn English and to keep English as a medium of instruction.

For our scientists, technicians, engineers and experts English will be always needed to keep in touch with the scientific and technical developments taking place abroad. Our own national language is not going to have such books for decades to conic and if we do not learn English we will remain ignorant or lag behind in the race for technical knowledge. One important thing must not be ignored. Due to fast developing regional prejudices and hatreds, it is only English that can provide the best link between people of all regions and us such English should be continued as medium of instruction and must he made compulsory from primary level.

Saturday, 24 December 2016

Essay on The Value of Discipline

"Unity, Faith and Discipline" these are the three words Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah gave us. Unity is a great force. A united house is a strong force. We know the, story of the dying old man who gave the lesson of unity to his Sons with the help of a number of sticks. “Faith” means firm believe, the Muslim have their strong faith in Allah. They believe the supremacy of Allah and their faith provides them a power which leads them towards the unity.

Discipline means to pass life in a well organised manner. Discipline is necessary in every field of life. It is a system of commands and performance of work, regularity and compliance or orders. There are following kinds of discipline.

  • External Discipline
  • Internal Discipline
  • Social Discipline

The external discipline is always enforced by competent authority. Internal discipline is according to internal needs, capacities and temperaments of the individuals. It creates the sense of responsibility and help perform honestly. Social discipline means to lead a successful life by acting upon social values and traditions.
The value and importance of discipline can be described as following.

  • it attracts the individuals towards constructive and positive activities.
  • It helps in making good educational system.
  • It creates self confidence among people.
  • It produces the sense of responsibility.
  • It trains people to respect law arid cultural tradition.

On considering the above points, it is cleared that faith is the basic need which produces religious bent of mind. Unity creates a power which builds a nation while discipline creates system for making a good society. So unity, faith and discipline should become a part of the life of every person.