English is the Language of Communication
«Do you speak English?» — with
this phrase begins the conversation between two people, that speak different
languages and want to find a common language.
It's very good when you hear:
«Yes, I do», and start talking. 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.
So it is very useful to learn
foreign languages. Knowledge of foreign languages helps us to develop friendship
and understanding among people.
English is very popular now.
It's the language of computers, science, business, sport and politics. It's
spoken all over the world. It is the official language of the United Kingdom,
Ireland, the United States of America, Canada, Australia. There are more than
750 million speakers of English in the world.
Speaking a foreign language
you can read papers, magazines and original books by great writers, watch
satellite TV programs.
If you like travelling you can
go anywhere without being afraid that other people will not understand you. English
is very important to find a good job.