The benefits of learning the English language are numerous.
As a learner yourself, you will be aware of the doors that it can open for you.
With English, you can welcome more effective communication with people all over the world, greater career opportunities and the chance to visit places that you would have struggled to get by in before.
As if you didn’t have enough of a justification to start learning more, we have put together some great reasons for you below.
1. Most commonly spoken language of the world.
The approximate number of people who have English as a first language: 400 million
The approximate number of people who have English as second or third language: 611 million
Approximate total number of speakers: 983 million
2. Increases the chances of getting a good-paying job.
3. The official language of 53 countries.
The English language developed in Europe in the middle ages. It was named after a Germanic tribe, the Angles, who then migrated to England. The language has been developing for over a thousand years and has remained a widespread choice of language for many people around the world.
4. 1st Language for 400 million people around the world.
English is probably the most accessible language in the world due to its large presence in movies, on television and the Internet. English grammar is also very easy to learn for beginners compared to other languages. However, at the highest level of almost-fluent English, things become quite difficult.
5. Language of the media industry.
In the world of media, there is especially one language that stands out and that is English. Also, today all the most influential medical journals are written in English and English has become the language of choice at international conferences.