Why Do We
Learn the English Language (2)
I am sure
every well-educated person should speak English, because it is the language of
communication, business, science and culture.
English is now the most important and
widespread language in the world. It is the state language in five countries:
Great Britain, Canada, the USA, Australia and New Zealand. In many Asian and
African countries people speak English besides their native one. People also
speak English in Europe. English is spoken practically all over the world.
relations with many countries. Hundreds of joint enterprises have appeared in
each city and small town in Russia. A lot of foreign delegations come to our
country. Our businessmen, tourists go abroad. That is why it is very important
to learn English.
lot of people study foreign languages in every possible way. I think English is
worth studying. There is a proverb "A new language — a new world"
year the globe is getting smaller with the development of communication means
and increase in transportation velocities. People of different countries and
nations have to get along well with the progress in world trade and technology
as well as with each other. "Knowledge is power" one of the great men
said. Speaking a foreign language one can not only read the papers, magazines
and original books by outstanding writers, but as well watch satellite TV
programs, travel easily in the different parts of the world. Besides,
understanding and speaking a foreign language or two became necessary while
applying for a good and well-paid job.
I began learning English even before I could understand it. Now I know that it
is a must for a XXI century professional no matter what job to choose. The
world is getting smaller and international connections tighter. One can not do
well without one of the common European languages.
English because I want to read Kingsley Amis and James Joyce in their native
language. I like Hemingway and Lewis Carroll, Besides, I like to travel.
Speaking English, I shall have no troubles looking for a room or a meal. I like
to talk and make friends with people from different countries.
I became a member of the Student Реп-Pal Club and now I have much fun writing letters to my Swiss and
American pen friends. I hope, some day we shall meet each other and have a good
also international friendship camps both in Russia and abroad where you can
meet boys and girls from around the globe. They rarely can speak Russian, which
is much more difficult to learn than English.
In a word,
I understand that I have to learn English hard and in a proper way.