The Benefits of Learning English for Students

The Benefits of Learning English for Students
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    Many countries use English as their official language for their citizens to have a common communication language.

    It's also the basic language used for office functions, and in the education sector in many countries.


There are many benefits that come as a result of learning English. Here are some of them.

1. Research

Occasionally, students are often given assignments to do some research on the particular topic. In order to ace their research assignment, they need tools that will have information about their research topic. Much of the content displayed on the internet and books are written in English. This would be a big benefit for a student who is able to read and write in English.

2. Entertainment

Much of the entertainments like movies come from Hollywood and they are purely in English. Learning English will make you get more and more entertainment. You can also use your basic understanding of English in learning more about the language through these entertainment programs, for example, the pronunciation of words.

Through these, you are able to understand more cultural activities of different people around the world.

3. Socializing

With the modern technology, socializing has never been easier. The only key to socializing is through communication. You can now have friends all over the world with the help of applications like facebook and twitter.

In order to be able to use these applications, you need to be able to read and write in English. The basic language used in these applications is in English.

If you don’t know how to communicate in English you will be limited to socialize and make friends with only the people who speak your language. It’s hard socializing with a person who doesn’t understand your language.

4. Technology

Technology has really come a long way. Due to technology, devices like phones and computers have been born. These devices have really made the life of human beings a little bit easier.

In order to be able to use these devices efficiently, you need to be able to read and understand English for many of them are programmed to communicate in English.

It’s a disadvantage not being able to write and speak in English for you won’t be able to get the best of these devices which have been proven to come in handy in areas such as:

5. Business

It might be your dream to become a successful businessman when you finish your education. That’s a dream that can come true and can be easy for you if you have the help of technology in your business.

In order to have a successful business, you need to know what other business people are doing all over the world in order to join them or do something different that will result to you gaining more than them. In order to do this, you will need the help of a computer to be able to research your business ideas and how to go about them.

Technology also minimizes the papers around you for you can store your data and send data to your computer.

6. Brain Boost

It’s amazing what studying English or any other language can do to your brain. (This has been scientifically proven)

  • Increases problem-solving abilities

    You can benefit from learning English by gaining abilities like, focusing on tasks on hand and filtering away any type of distractions. It also helps in concept formation and abstract thinking skills.

  • Reduces brain problems that come as a result of age (deterioration of the brain)

    It has been proven that people who can speak in several languages have a reduced rate of 2 to 4 years in the development of brain problems like dementia.

  • Increases your memory capacity

    This is especially strong in short-term memory. The benefit of this is that it allows the memory to keep information for a longer duration of time while thinking processes are activated.

7. Travel

English always come in handy when traveling to other countries that don’t speak your native language. Knowing how to communicate in English will help you get the right services that you require, and help to socialize with the people in that country.

Another benefit of this is that since you will have a common communication language with the people of that country, you will be able to understand their cultural practices and enjoy yourself while being there. You won’t be feeling like an outsider.

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8. Job opportunities

Having a good grasp of English is guaranteed to save you a job opportunity in the future when seeking for employment. This will enable you not only to look for employment in your country but outsource your search in other countries as well.

Learning English as a second language may seem like a daunting task – but it’s definitely doable if you enlist the help of English tuition centers or private English tutors.

Author Bio:
David Taylor is a passionate blogger and loves to write an article related to Education, Health, and Parenting. He also runs a tutoring agency in Singapore. He has contributed many articles to different websites.

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