The English language is the first language of about 350 million people. 1) English is easier to learn than any other language. 2) It easily borrows local words and phrases from the very countries into which it expands. 3) English has become the standard language for all kinds of international communication.
1) Can speak with native speakers 2) To be understood by native speakers 3) To speak fluently 4) To write grammatically 5) To read fast 6) To learn easily and fast 7) To think English 8) To feel confident about learning the language 9 ) can express himself/herself effectively
Dark blue: Countries and territories where English is spoken natively by a significant population. Light blue: Countries where English is an official language but not native. English is also one of the official languages of the European Union.
States with an Anglophone majority – the English-speaking world Europe Guernsey Ireland Isle of Man Jersey United Kingdom Malta Americas Antigua and Barbuda The Bahamas Barbados Canada Dominica Guyana Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Trinidad and Tobago United States Oceania Australia Marshall Islands Federated States of Micronesia Nauru New Zealand Palau AsiaSingapore
1) We have to study it at school 2) It is useful when you travel 3) To do business 4) To understand films and songs in English 5) To get a better job 6) It gives a chance to meet new people 7) To live in an English-speaking country 8) I like the language
1) At a language school in an English- speaking country 2) At home (using CD, DVD, Internet etc.) 3) At school 4) At a language school in your country
What ways of learning a language are there? 1)To work hard and thoughtfully 2)To practise well and a lot 3)To listen attentively 4)To use a good dictionary 5)Not to be lazy and not to miss classes 6) To do exercises carefully 7) To read aloud 8) To check for mistakes 9) To take notes 10) To revise often
Learning strategies Studying at a language school in the UK Speaking with native speakers By correspondence with a pen friend Living in a country where its spoken Reading English newspapers, books Watching English films Listening to the BBC World Service on the radio Studying at a language school in your country