English is currently one of the most widely spoken and written languages worldwide,
with some 380 million native speakers. Over 700 million people, speak English, as
a foreign language. Undoubtedly, the popularity of the language has termed English
as the international language of diplomacy, business, science, technology, banking,
computing, medicine, aviation, engineering, tourism etc. Thus, English being one
of the most popular lingua francas of not only our continent but also the world,
its significance cannot be undermined.