…Why Learn English
By Otra Sakhnini
English Coordinator and Teacher
First , last and most important of all, learn English because English is FUN, …and I mean it
English is the most commonly spoken language in the world. One out of five people can speak or at least understand English!
English is the language of science, of aviation, computers, diplomacy, and tourism. Knowing English increases your chances of getting a good job in a multinational company within your home country or of finding work abroad.
English is the official language of 53 countries. That is a lot of people to meet and speak to.
English is also the language of the Internet. Many websites are written in English – you will be able to understand them and to take part in forums and discussions.
It Makes It Easier to Travel. English is the world’s second language. This means that learning English makes it much easier to travel anywhere you want. For example, aeroplane announcements, train timetables, emergency information and street signs are often translated into English, particularly in countries that use a different type of alphabet. Plus, even if you don’t find other travellers or local people that speak your mother tongue, you are practically guaranteed to find someone who understands some English.
English is based on a simple alphabet and it is fairly quick and easy to learn compared to other languages.
So, to conclude, Learn English, Enjoy the experience… You will not regret it.
And you… Yes you… what do you think? Can you think of more reasons to learn English?