Whilst it is considered to be one of the hardest languages to learn, English is also one of the most rewarding. If you’re thinking about learning English then here are some reasons that make it an excellent idea.
Some of the most highly rated universities across the world are English-speaking. According to QS World University Rankings®, the best 5 universities in the world are all in English-speaking countries. By mastering the English language it means you can attend universities in so many different countries, such as the UK, the USA, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Ireland. Learning English gives you so many more education opportunities. It opens so many doors for you.
Being bilingual can do wonders for your career opportunities once you have graduated. If you would like to work in countries such as the UK, USA or Australia, you will need to have a good understanding of English. Similarly, many other countries, across Europe and Asia, use English as the commonly adopted second language
If you want to work in certain industries, such as computer science or medicine, English is vital because English is also the language of technology and science.
There is so much useful information that can be found in the world, both online and in books and magazines, that is in English. By learning English you’re allowing yourself access to so much information that you otherwise wouldn’t be able to understand. It is estimated that 50% of the content on the internet is in English so that’s a big chunk of knowledge you would be missing out on!
There are so many films, music, television shows, theatre productions and books that are made in English. By learning the English language it allows you to have access to a whole world of entertainment. Of course, there are subtitles for films and television shows but by understanding English, you’ll be able to further understand the context of what is being said. Especially when it comes to jokes or sarcasm. It also allows you to fully understand the culture and get involved in the discourse surrounding popular culture and entertainment.
Around 400 million people across the globe speak English – either as their first or second language. By learning English yourself you’ll be able to communicate and connect with all of them! It makes travelling so much easier if you have a language in common with people. There’s little room for misinterpretation or confusion when everyone speaks the same language. It also helps to build lasting relationships for work and for pleasure.
English is a language that helps to unite the world. By learning English you’ll become a global citizen. So why wait? Start learning English at our English Language School. Contact us for more information today.