The following is what the British Council says about learning English today:
- English has official or special status in at least seventy five countries with a total population of 2 Billion.
- English is spoken as a first language by around 375 million people and, as a second language, by another 400 million people.
- Speakers of English as a second language probably outnumber those who speak English as a first language.
- About 750 million people are believed to speak English as a foreign language.
People also learn English for the following reasons:
English is the most commonly used language among foreign language speakers. When people of different languages, cultures, race or religion meet, the common language they use is English.
English is the mother tongue for about 400 million people around the world and 60 countries have given English the status of first or second language.
English is the language of Science and Technology. Due to British and American domination in world affairs over the last century, English is used worldwide as a common means of communication.
Approximately, 55% of all written content on the internet is in English. That means that, if you can read English, you will have more access to information than your non-English speaking peers. Also, with the increase in popularity of Facebook, Twitter and You Tube, as well as other social media sites, the possibility of native English speakers and non-native speakers interacting has greatly increased.
English is the language of the United Nations and it is the language used diplomats and in diplomatic communications. In today’s world, if you are proficient in English, you are able to meet and communicate with many more people, be it where you live, at work, online or wherever you go. Being able to speak multiple languages often provides you with more opportunities in life and work than those who speak only one language.
Increasing your proficiency in speaking and writing English could be an essential advantage in helping you keep your current job or getting better job opportunities. A more proficient English speaker is much better equipped to complete a fast sale of any product due to their enhanced conversational skills.
To enroll in prestigious schools or universities around the world, good spoken and written English is always a basic requirement.
In some countries, speaking English fluently is highly regarded and sought after leading to increased social status. This means that there are not many people that do speak English well and so, when they do, they stand out. When you learn to speak English fluently, you may find that other people think highly ofyou and your English speaking skills.
The importance of learning English cannot be overstated in an increasingly interconnected and globalized world. Learning to communicate in English is vital to enter and, ultimately, to succeed in mainstream English speaking countries. Working knowledge of the English language can create many valuable opportunities in international markets.
English is the primary language of books, newspapers, airports and air-traffic control, international business and academic conferences, science, technology, diplomacy, sport, international competitions, pop music and advertising. Over two-thirds of the world’s scientists read in English. Three quarters of the world’s mail is written in English. 80% of the world’s electronically stored information is in English.
Why do we reduce the School fees by 40% to 45%
Based on the recent Radio and TV news media reports, the Malaysian Government is worried that not even graduates are able to express themselves in proper English. Therefore, they are encouraging everyone in Malaysia to learn to speak and write in better English. To help the Government in its drive to focus on English learning, and as a token of respect, we have reduced our School fees drastically between 40% % and 45% from the original price. We invite you to take advantage of our reduced pricing and buy our course/s.