учителей иностранных языков
Reasons Why You Should Learn English:
to speak English well may be the best thing you can do to improve your
Here are some examples of knowledge you can use if you know English:
pages on the Web. That's over a billion (1,000,000,000) pages of
information! It's amazing that learning just one language gives you
access to almost all knowledge on the Internet.
on any subject, from all over the world. Read books by British or
American authors, and books translated from other languages.
Whatever you're interested in, you can read about it in English!
Every famous book was written in English or it was translated into
English. There is an amazing number of titles, from classic plays
like Hamlet to modern thrillers like Jurassic Park.
press. Only English-language magazines and newspapers can be bought
in every part of the world. You don't have to search for Time,
Newsweek, or the International Herald Tribune!
English is the key to the world of science. In 1997, 95% of the
articles in the Science Citation Index were written in English. Only
about 50% of them were from English-speaking countries like the USA
reports. Watch international television networks, such as CNN
International and NBC. They broadcast news much faster, and more
professionally, than smaller, national networks. And you can watch
them everywhere in the world.
1,500,000,000 people in the world speak English. Another
1,000,000,000 are learning it.
the world's letters and postcards are written in English.
all international conferences and competitions are conducted in
English. For example, the Olympics and the Miss World contest.
and politicians from different countries use English to communicate
with each other. English is the main language of organizations like
the United Nations, NATO, and the European Free Trade Association.
If you can communicate in
English, you can:
people from all over the world. Talk about your ideas and opinions
on Internet discussion groups. Send e-mail to interesting people.
Learn about their life and culture.
more easily. Communicate with people wherever you go, English is
spoken in more than 100 countries
directions, have a conversation, or... ask for help. Who knows,
maybe English will save your life someday!