Why it is Important to learn English?


Have you been thinking to start learning the English Language? Here you will find some valid reasons why and how to learn the English Language. You will also see a bit of the History of this Language.

The English Language is universally spoken officially in 53 countries around the world. If you love traveling, then you have no exception to learn English.

Over 400 million people around the world speak the English language. This enables them to communicate more fluently with each other and reap the benefits of learning the English Language.

Firstly, for beginners, I want to give a basic understanding of the world second language (English language)

English and its origin

The English language belongs to the Indo-European family of language. The term derived from Anglisc, the speech of angles. One of the three Germanic tribes that evaded England in the Fifth Century. It is the primary language of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. When English was first spoken?
English was spoken firstly by Nomads wandering Europe about 5000 years ago. German also came from the English language.

English Language three Period

The English Language is divided into three periods, Old English, Middle English, and Modern English. A break down on these can be found below.

Old English or Anglo Saxon Period, the period from the 5th Century, when the main migration into Britain was accomplished, to 1066. The year of the battle of Hastings.

Middle English, this period began after the 1066 Norman invasion, which saw the gradual merger of two languages- the German Anglo- Saxon and Latin-based Norman French into the language. the most extensive changes in English vocabulary occurred during this period. henceforward more than half the English vocabulary of Latin (or French) origin and only a minority is of Germanic origin.

Modern English is conventionally defined as the English language since 1450 or 1500.


Importance of learning English Today

Although learning English Language or any other language can be time-consuming and challenging, you can see that it is also very valuable to learn and can create opportunities. Take a look at the constant rise in social media and it contents. English publisher and as a requirement for any online job.

Reasons why you should learn English

Learning English is important and people all over the world decided to study it as a second language. Many countries include the English Language in their school syllabus and children start learning at a very young age.
  • Traveling and communicating is easier - This becomes much easier because most airplanes and airports staffs speak English. Plus, not all people in some of the countries you travel may speak your language, happen so, you might seek the help of a fellow traveler with your mother tongue. You are better off, wasting time trying to understand or relating to someone who doesn't understand you at all.
  • The English Language can help you get a better job - Learning English is a perfect idea if you plan on setting your foot in one of those international companies.
  • Culture and diversity - By learning this language with other foreign students, you will have an opportunity to absorb other cultures. Experiences make a person grow more than learning the values, habits, and ways of life of a culture that is different from their own.
  • The language of the media -  be it Television broadcasting, books, newspaper, magazines, articles or the Internet. Most of the content found on the Internet is English, and with the fast pasted growth of technology, you need to constantly update on the new things in order to progress.
  • Expanding your business worldwide - If you are in the business arena and planning on expanding in other countries, then you don't have an option but to learn English to better conduct business and have discussions with your workers abroad.
  • The English language will make you a hard property - Once you learn English you can then share and give lessons to others, eventually, you make a business from this.
  • English is easier to learn than other languages - English is based on a simple alphabet and it is a  fairly quick and easy to learn compared to other languages. This is a reason for learning English. Many studies suggest that instead of sitting English classes for many hours. It is much better to study a little bit at a time, regularly. Study 30 minutes every day and you'll be fluent in no time.
  • Studying abroad - If you are planning on studying on higher levels and abroad. You will be recommended to learn English, as it will make it easier to get to enroll and communicate with professors and college colleagues.

 Ways how you can learn English ease and faster

Are you being challenged to learn English? Is it difficult to grasp the fundamentals of this language? Read below a few ways you can learn and understand faster.
  • YouTube and internet courses - Reading books and newspapers are great sources but go browse the Internet, you will find even greater help with free online, classes, pronunciation and such. Take one step at a time!
  • Surround yourself with English - Listen to things in English, read things in English and watch things in English. By consistently indulge yourself in these areas, you will slowly reach the fluency you want to achieve. Make more online friends who speak English and have more interactive.
  • Practice speaking what you learn - Now you have listened and have a bit of knowledge in all areas, put these to work. In your own space write notes down and practice speaking. Be regular and at least 2-3 hours a day of practice. You can do this by yourself or get involved in peer groups who are curious to learn English.
  • Writing your journal in your language -  Instead of writing your daily journal in your language, do it in your newly learn the language. This will help you tremendously.
  • Jot down words that you are having problems with - Try and fail but do not fail to try. Find it hard to handle some areas. Ask a friend and use the Internet in every way.
In conclusion to all being said, I wish to say that if you are passionate about learning English, you should consider knowing you're why.

Your why is very important, because at the end of it, if you have a valid reason for learning, then you will not put your best into it.

Give yourself a good reason before starting. I hope you find this worthy and will you kick start your learning purpose of becoming more interactive with the English language.

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