Where and how is the ability of speaking foreign languages good for us? Speaking foreign languages in professional life is very important. Why should an employer prefer you to the other workers when you`re in the same level with them? Speaking foreign languages besides your native language helps you to stand out from the others workers and it gives you the advantage. I have noticed that if you searching a job in Estonia it ´s important to knowing foreign languages like english, russian and finnish, in many places it`s even compulsory. Knowing the foreign languages gives you the opportunity find the better job that you will love. Speaking foreign languages is very important in our privaet life too. Especially important is knowing english, because it`s spoken in the whole world. Everyone loves to travel, but it´s very difficult, when you can`t ask for help when you need it. Speaking english is very useful in every country.
began teaching us French. But it was awkward and I'm not sure they themselves knew what they were doing or why. I can recall we cut out some pictures and glued them to a book and wrote some words up. I also recall the pronounciation was simplified for us, for example, they taught us "gööl" as the correct way to say "girl" etc. They never mentioned that it's not exactly correct... But well, then I switched schools and met the most important man of my life – my English teacher. He had three masters – in English, in German and in Physical Education. He had also written the school hymn. He was very stern with us and made us study like crazy. You made one tiny mistake, and it was "4", two mistakes made a "3" and so on. He was an awesome teacher. He said we can talk in his class as much as we want provided we do it in English. He also had us count the passing train cars in English, instead of Estonian. He made up the books himself, because there were none at
Tallinna Mustamäe Humanitargümnaasium Valeria Jefremenkova ENGLISH AS A GLOBAL LANGUAGE INGLISE KEEL KUI ÜLEMAAILMNE KEEL Research work Supervisor: Jevgenija Kozlova Tallinn 2016 1 Table of Contents СONTENT…………………………………………………………………………………...2 INTRODUCTION…………………………………………………………………………...3
Why learn foreign languages Everyone knows that nowadays English is the most common language in the world. For that reason, it is extremely important for young people to improve their skills and to learn as much as they can of, this important language. To begin with, speaking foreign languages allows you to travel wherever you want without any problems. If you are visiting a place far away, it would probably be useful for you to know a little bit of English or some other languages. For example, if you get lost in a strange country you could ask somebody for information without any problems. Furthermore, having a good knowledge of different languages could help you to find jobs. These days, it is always more common to find businesses which are looking for a good English or some other languages speaker. In addition, it could be important for you to learn language if you are interested in studying abroad
of T i l l s colorful character from stories I had read as a child and was delighted to take up the challenge. I enjoyed working w i t h the energetic and charming H e r r Junkersdorf and his international team of artists. Eberhard is so persuasive he even got me to contribute lyrics for two songs on the film s soundtrack, which really was a challenge. T h e film was released in Germany as Till Euknspiegel, and I a m hopeful it will be released in English one day under its English title, Jester Till T h e experience taught me a multitude of lessons that I have tried to incorporate into the present edition. Next up, I got involved as an executive producer of an independent feature, P.S. Your Cat Is Dead, a c t o r / d i r e c t o r / w r i t e r Steve Guttenberg s adaptation of the play and novel by James Kirkwood. T h i s took me deep into the editing room for a period of months, another of the sacred temples of the movie business and for me, a place
Introduction English is spoken on all five continents. With regard to the numbers of speakers it is only exceeded by Chinese and Spanish. But in terms of geographical spread it stands at the top of the league. The varieties of English in the modern world are divided into four geographical groups as follows. British Isles America United States (with African American England English) Wales Canada Ireland The Caribbean Africa Asia, Pacific
CHAPTER 1 GETTING TO KNOW THE TOEFL WHAT IS THE TOEFL? The TOEFL is a comprehensive English language examination required by more than 3,000 colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, and other parts of the world. In addition, foreign born professionals frequently need a TOEFL score for certification to practice their profession in the United States or Canada. The TOEFL is a timed test that consists of the three sections listed here. THE TOEFL Section 1 Listening Comprehension 50 questions
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