“To learn another language is to possess a second soul.”-Charlemagne
With that in mind, why English?
Believe it or not, English is the most commonly spoken language in the world! (1,132 million) That means that one out of five people in the world can speak English. Let’s continue talking about numbers:
- There are four countries where English is the only official language.
- Twenty-three countries consider English one of their official languages.
- Forty-eight countries speak English widely, but it is not their first language.
The sum of that gives us seventy-five countries out of the one hundred and ninety-five countries in the world. You can learn which countries these are HERE.
Not only will there be more opportunities to practice this language, but it is the easiest language to learn! It has short words, no gender agreement, and verb tenses are simple to understand. Here are some recommendations where you can start learning:
Being English proficient has many benefits.
Thanks to English, you can be part of the global job market, get more information on the internet, and get to know more people from all over the world than any other language.
At Job Duck, we ask our candidates to be English proficient since the jobs we offer are to work with companies based in the United States. Tasks such as handling customer service, or having meetings with your boss in English, despite sounding simple, need above-average communication skills (both written and spoken). Therefore, our candidates must communicate and understand English to get one of our flexible, competitively paid, and great full-time career growth opportunities.
Don’t hesitate and take the first step to learning English today! We know you can do it!
Do you know any other apps where you can learn English? Share them in the comments!