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Benefits Of Learning English

In communication, languages become the primary mediator for delivering or

sharing information. One of the most widely used languages in the world is
English. English is well known as an international standard language and it is
very important for those who life in this globalization era. There are over 750
million people who speak English as a foreign language and in the year 2000
the British Council said that there were about a billion people learning English.
English is increasingly used in many places and seems it has been dominate
the world communications. “A man who does not know foreign language is
ignorant of his own” (1). There are so many benefits of learning English and
they can be found in many sides such as in international business community,
technology field, education, and in the social life.

In international business environment, English holds an important rule to

make the business goes well. English is very useful when company build
cooperation with another international company from different country. To
become the winner of the hard competition in business world, businessman
must be able to understand and use English well. Besides that, a company
prefers to hire an employee who has a good skill in language, especially
English. However, by understanding English will improve the prospect for
employment in business environment and help the businessman able to
handle the business problem efficiently.

Furthermore, English also takes a large part in the growth of technology.

Almost every electronic devices use English especially computing and
internet. That is because most of scientists write in English although some of
them use English as their second language. English is not only use in the
hardware but it is used in the software also. Every command in the computer
is in English and to operate it people should understand English first. In the
internet, there is a lot of information written in English such as e-mail, blog,
and social network. It shows that learning English gives many benefits to the
advance of technology.

In education, the international student should have capability to speak, read,

and write in English. A student can access any information in the books,
internet, and magazine with the help of English. Successful academic career
depend on how deep the understanding of student in English because in
international standard education English is the primary language which used
in learning process. Besides that, if the students know English well, they also
will be able to read and understand the great work in literature that related
with their study which written in English. In this case, English can be
assuming as the root of the international education.

As a social creature, people will continuously interact with the other in various
social lives. In this case English become unifier of the difference in language.
People will be easier to express their idea about something or exchange
information in English to the other people from different country. English is the
tool for digging information deeper and deeper again to know what actually
happen in the world. If people have a good capability to speak in English, it
will be widening their knowledge because they will be able to understand
more information than those who are not god in English. In other side,
understanding English mean easier to make a friend. English will be much
use for those who love to interact with new people from different country. It
also helps tourists when they visit another country because people absolutely
will speak in English when they talk to the foreigners who come to their
country. These prove that the social benefits of English are very large.

In conclusion, as the most spoken language in the world, English holds a

huge part in the communication. International business goes well because of
English. It helps people when they are using technology products although
growth of technology increasing continuously. English also helps student to
understand the subject that written in English properly. Besides that, it makes
the people keep in touch although they have different language and come
from different country. Finally, believe or not, English cannot be separated
from human life.