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Success through a foreign language

 

A foreign language is an inseparable item of our fast-moving world; the world of high technology, of international business, fast-growing economy, international tourism, the influential “Forth Estate”, of multiculturalism. In order to keep pace with our fast-changing, competitive world we should learn foreign languages.

Today it’s not even a fashion to learn foreign language but it’s to the advantage of people to speak it. And for some people it’s a necessity. People who speak foreign language fall into one of three groups: those who have learned it as their native language; those who have learned it as a second language in a society that is mainly bilingual, and those who are forced to use it for practical purpose – administrative, professional or educational. One person in seven of the world’s entire population belongs to one of those three groups.

People of different walks of life realize the importance of foreign languages. Graduates understand that literacy and numeracy are not enough to get a post in a prosperous company. Now teenagers are guided by the thought that in order to reach smth in life, in order to feel fulfilled, in order to show your supremacy, one should renounce from different pleasures of life and study hard. Only through hard work a good job will not be just an elusive goal.

Nowadays, English is one of the major languages in the world. Due to the great growth of population and massive immigration in the 19th and 20th centuries, English became the most important and widespread language in the world.

There are at least 1.5 billion English-speakers around the world. In Europe more than 40 per cent speak English. And English is not only the national or official language of some thirty states which represent different cultures, but it is also the major international language of communication in such areas as science, technology, business and mass entertainment. English is one of the official languages of the United Nations Organization and other political organizations.

English is the language of literature, education, modern music, international tourism. And, as even a casual look suggests, it is the main language of advertising, the most influential newspapers, the rapidly growing magazines and the budding national television network.

Everybody understands that English is widely and increasingly viewed as a vital key to good jobs, financial success and personal advancement. Foreign languages are socially demanded especially at the present time. We know that the progress in science and technology has led to an explosion of knowledge and has contributed to an overflow of information. The total knowledge of mankind is known to double every seven years. English is needed as the main and the most efficient means of information exchange of the people of our planet.

So, nowadays, English is the most important language in the world and if you want to become a specialist of high qualification you should learn English and all doors will be open for you.

 


Date: 2015-12-17; view: 1660


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