Wednesday, February 8

What are the benefits of learning English?

One advantage of learning English is that it considerably increases your career chances since English is the major language of communication used around the world and is consequently a highly sought-after ability in global business.

It has been shown via statistics that candidates who demonstrate English proficiency on their CV or resume are more likely to get hired. This might be particularly crucial in 2022 when the COVID-19 epidemic causes economic decline and unemployment in several nations.

Additionally, it is well known that those who are fluent in a second language, whether they are bilingual or have studied a foreign language, can often expect to earn more money (up to 10%–15%) than those who are not.

It’s important to keep in mind that certain international professions have a specific requirement for English speakers since the language used for internal communication as well as international business is English.

English is obviously widely used in commerce and international trade, and since the middle of the 20th century, it has also established itself as the universal language of science and medical. The dominant language on the internet is likewise English. An estimated 565 million people use the internet daily, and 55.5% of the most popular websites in the world are shown in English.

The earliest programming languages were created by like IBM, Microsoft, and other tech pioneers, and English is still the most popular and crucial language in the field of programming and coding.

Benefit #2: Travel the globe with assurance

Many people’s objectives now include travel and globetrotting.

There are several more nations that also declare English as an official language, in addition to those where it is the primary language, including the UK, US, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia. The Philippines, Fiji, Kenya, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, India, Mauritius, and Fiji are a few of them.

You can travel and converse more successfully in so many different regions of the globe if you are fluent in English. This gives you the freedom to explore the world with more confidence and to discover the people and cultures of the places you go.

Access to top-notch educational institutions and systems is a third benefit.

Another potential benefit of studying English is the access to some of the top educational systems and institutions in the world later in life for the students.

English proficiency is essential when applying to the greatest institutions in the world since many of them are either located in Australia utilise English as their primary language of instruction.

It’s essential to become proficient in English if you want to attend an English-speaking institution like Harvard, Stanford, Oxford, Cambridge, or MIT.

Benefit #4: Boost cognitive function, or “brain power!”

One of the most effective methods to keep your brain challenged and busy is to learn a second language. According to studies, learning a new language causes changes in the brain’s electrical activity, size, and even structure that do not happen while learning any other task or ability.

Learning a second language in addition to your mother tongue has advantages regardless of your starting age.

Studies also suggest that bilinguals are diagnosed with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease later than monolinguals, suggesting that knowing a second language may help us maintain our mental health for longer. It is now well known that bilinguals have better memories and are more cognitively creative than monolinguals.

Starting a life in an English-speaking nation is benefit #5.

The opportunity to relocate to an English-speaking nation is another another advantage of learning the language. A specific degree of English proficiency is sometimes required in order to get citizenship in an English-speaking nation.

Speaking and comprehending English can help you speak and communicate effectively with people around you, whether it’s at the grocery store, the doctor’s office, or with new friends and neighbours. It will also increase your chances of getting work.

Benefit #6: Enhanced communication abilities

As students learn about the grammar and how language works and how to interact with people in a variety of social, educational, and workplace contexts, learning English may help you speak more effectively in any scenario as well.

When you’re prepared to make a reservation, use the Masterclass Booking website. Please contact us if you have any enquiries regarding our Year 1 English classes.