Foreign Languages in Our Life
Learning a foreign language
isn't an easy thing. Nowadays it's especially important to know foreign
Some people learn languages
because they need them for their work, others travel abroad, for the third
studying foreign languages is a hobby. Everyone, who knows foreign languages
can speak to people from other countries, read foreign authors in the original,
which makes your outlook wider.
I study English. It's a long
and slow process that takes a lot of time and efforts. Over 300 million people
speak it is as a mother tongue.
The native speakers of English
live in Great Britain, the United States of America, Australia and New Zealand.
English is one of the official languages of the United Nations Organization and
other political organizations.
English language is a
wonderful language. It's the language of the great literature. It's the
language of William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens and others. Half of the
world's scientific literature is in English. It's the language of computers
The great German poet Goethe
once said, «He, who knows no foreign language, doesn't know his own one ».
That's why in order to understand oneself and environment one has to learn
I think, that to know English
today is absolutely necessary for every educated man, for every good