Why Teaching English as a Second Language Matters

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The English language is a privilege that those of us who speak it as a native tongue can often take for granted. We freely discuss our ideas, thoughts, and feelings with friends, without so much as faltering over a word or struggling to come up with the right way to say something.

For those who don’t speak English as a primary language, learning to speak English can be thought of as a key to success. What is intuitive for us is, for them, a way of unlocking a better future. Here’s why.

English is the universal language

The English language is incredibly widespread and recognized, and serves as the common medium of communication between people of different places in the world.

English fluency creates better opportunities

The ability to speak English is empowering. English fluency enables people from non-English speaking regions to access better jobs, facilitates cross-border travel, promotes international…

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