Though small in geography, we speak hundreds of languages in Nepal. Of all, English has become the necessity for present Nepal. Since we have to communicate with the people outside Nepal, educate ourselves better, and go for foreign employment. Geographical boundaries have almost broken because of international communication. A particular nation has to conduct its affairs every minute with some other nations. No nation can be independent in the globalized world of today. So, while in the conduct of business affairs with outside, English is used. In the present context of Nepal too it has become a truth. We deal with our foreign partners in business, international relations, and other affairs using the English language. Similarly, we mail, chat, and get connected with social media in English. Moreover, we reach our relatives outside with these means.
English as a language has been made compulsory in high school and college curricula in Nepal. Many reference books are English printed and we have to rely on English texts for our research. When we wanted to go for an abroad study, we have to appear in TOEFL, IELTS, GRE, and GMAT tests which are conducted in the English language. Abroad study since has become a need of preset day Nepalese youths they need to hold a good command over this language. To pass school, college, and university and finally get a job, English plays an important role. Your social prestige has to do a lot with your English. If you speak two lines of English, they respect you and place you under the category of an educated person.
Unemployment is a growing problem in today's Nepal. Consequently, youths have been going abroad for employment. English plays a great role there. Being employed there without the English language is almost a mission impossible. Furthermore, your English determines your salary. . Thus, the fascination with the English language is growing among today's Nepalese youth.
To sum up, Nepal today has really changed. Here, if you want to use the internet, go abroad, get higher education, do business, start a hotel attract tourists, get a job abroad you must have a good command of the English language.
Also, read this essay on the importance of the English language