English as a second language is handy for travelling
world grows figuratively smaller, and more and more people connect on the
Internet, it is becoming ever more important for people to learn English.
While not actually the global language, as such, businesswise and travel
wise, it just makes so much sense to be able to communicate in English
as it becomes an official international language.
their global reach expands, businesses and companies are finding it essential
to now employ people who can speak English, either as a first or a second
language. Many language schools are being opened all over the world and
there are also websites on the Internet, set up to teach many languages
including English. While learning online is fun, it is usually better to
physically attend classes, such as those offered by the ABC
School of English in London.
course, there’s no harm is brushing up on your skills while surfing the
Internet and making new friends on the various social media websites.
can be a whole load of fun, especially when “meeting” people from all over
the world and finding out about their culture, what they have been doing
that day and about their lives in general.
the Internet and various books on learning English, you can pick up a strong
vocabulary, which is, of course, the most important base in learning any
you pick up hundreds of words, you can begin to understand more and more
of what others are saying to you – you can get the “gist” so to speak –
and from there you can continue to build sentences and start to communicate
day, build on this vocabulary, add words to your basic knowledge, attend
your classes and you will be amazed at how quickly it all starts to come
together. There are no instant solutions, like you see in the science
fiction movies, where an alien places something around your neck and “beep
beep” you understand every word! However, with patience and effort,
your knowledge of the English language will grow. Make sure you practice
on a daily basis, no matter how busy your life is at the time. Don’t worry
if you make mistakes at first, this is all part of the learning curve and
will help you in your quest.
your actual English lessons and the wonders of the Internet, there are
several ways to brush up on your skills.
learning any foreign language, it is invaluable to tune in to television
news broadcasts in that language, watching the action portrayed in the
broadcasts, and putting it together with what the anchor is saying at that
time. Hire DVDs of movies in the English language and take particular note
of the sub-titles provided in your home language. This can be a fun, educational,
and also entertaining way to pick up the language.
relatively simple English language books and take the time to slowly read
them, dictionary or phrase book in hand for those difficult words.
There are also several Google
Play apps available for your phone in the way of a phrasebook or language
you will find yourself conversing comfortably with other English speaking
people all over the world, making travel, business and life a pleasure
and the opportunity to make new friends invaluable.
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