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Английские топики, темы. Learning Languages. Изучение языков.


      Learning foreign languages is especially important nowadays. Some people learn a foreign language because they need it in their work, others travel abroad, for some people studying languages is a hobby.

      Every year thousands of people from Russia go to different countries as tourists or to work. They can’t go without knowing the language. Ordinary people need language, for example, to translate the instruction to the washing-machine or a vacuum-cleaner. Some people are polyglots. They enjoy learning many languages.

      If you want to be a good specialist you must learn English, the language of international communication. English is one of the world languages. It is the language of progressive science and technology, trade and culture, commerce and business. It is the universal language of international aviation, shipping and sports. It is also the major language of diplomacy.

      Hundreds and hundreds of books, magazines and newspapers are printed in English. More than 350 million people speak English. Geographically, it is the most widespread language on the Earth, second after Chinese. It is the official language of the UK, the USA, of Australia and New Zealand; it is used as one of the official languages in Canada, the South Africa.

      Millions of people study English as a foreign language. In our country English is very popular. It is studied at schools, colleges and universities.

      Learning English is not easy. It is a long process and takes a lot of time and patience. But to know English today is absolutely necessary for every educated person.

      As for me, I want to know English because it's interesting for me to know foreign countries, their cultures and tradition. English will be useful in my future profession connected with computers.