English is one of the most popular native languages in the world, today, knowing English can benefit you in many ways. It is the official language in 70 countries, it is the universal language of science and computers, which are one of the most popular field of study, and lastly and more importantly, English is the language of the Internet. Most websites are written in English so not knowing this language can be a major disadvantage for you.In addition to this, knowing the language will give you better job opportunities if you are from a country where English is a second Language. Since English plays such a big role in almost everyone’s life, most schools make teaching English as a second language mandatory. But there are still many underdeveloped countries that don’t have the resource or trained teachers to be able to teach English. As a result, most students don’t get the opportunity to learn English and miss out on many opportunities that would have otherwise been available for them.
How Can we tackle this?
The most effective way to help these people would be to get volunteers from around the world to teach English for a very low fee or for free and by donating books. The volunteers will have the satisfaction of helping someone out and can experience a new culture or a language while the students can learn. We should also focus on teaching the adults English, and require a certain qualification in order to be able to teach English in schools. There are several websites such as Tesol that offer English courses online. These sites can help you learn and maintain a better standard of English. These courses can not only help you get better job opportunities in your home country but can improve your chances of migrating to another country to either work or study. You can gain more knowledge via the Internet now that you’ve learnt the language and have a more active social life. The best part about this is that you don’t have to worry about time, these courses can be done at your own pace, you can finish it as fast as possible if you have the time to spare or you can take your own time as there’s no set deadline.Schools should also implement a standard of testing these students to ensure that they’ve grasped the language. English is by far one of the easiest languages to learn compared to other languages, it has only 26 alphabets and no gender inflections for verbs, adjectives, adverbs and articles unlike languages like German.