English is the official language spoken in 53 of the world’s countries. This is just one reason why you might choose to learn English as a second language and one of our top five reasons to learn English.
Top 5 Reasons to Learn English
Every year thousands of language travel students choose to learn English in a foreign language school whether this be in England itself or in one of the many other countries around the world where English is the first language. There are many great reasons why you should learn English as a second language, but here are the ones that we consider to be the ‘Top 5 Reasons to Learn English’…
1. Learn English to Be Able to Communicate with Millions of People Around the World!
English is spoken as a first language by between 309 and 400 million people around the world. Imagine all those people who you can successfully communicate with if you learn English yourself! In addition to being spoken in 53 of the world’s countries English is also the official language of many of the world’s most important organisations, such as the United Nations, the European Union, the Commonwealth of Nations, and NATO.
2. So Many Popular Countries Around the World Where You can Learn English!
As English is the official language in 53 different countries you have so much choice when it comes to choosing the best language travel destination for you. England and the rest of the United Kingdom is very popular, imagine studying abroad in London for example, but think of all those other great places where English is spoken too – the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Scotland, Malta, Canada, South Africa, and more!
3. Get Ahead in Your Career When You learn English!
If you want to work in a multinational company within your home country, or you want to work abroad, you should consider learning English. English has become the ‘lingua franca’ in many parts of the world, and as well as being spoken as a first language by all those people, it is thought to be spoken as a second language by as many as 1.4 billion people!
4. Enjoy the Latest Movies, Books, and TV When You Learn English!
All the best movies, TV programs, and books seem to come out in English before they are translated into many other languages. Learn English and be the first to watch the next big blockbuster from Hollywood, or read the next best seller!
5. Many Excellent Foreign Language Schools to Choose to Learn English in!
Because English is spoken in so many different countries there are thousands of foreign language schools around the world that offer English as a second language courses. For language travel students this means there’s ample opportunity for you to learn English and finding an appropriate school and course to suit your needs should be very easy!