"Do you speak English?" - with this phrase begins the
conversation between two people, that speak different
languages and want to find a common language.
It's very good when you hear: "Yes, I do", and start
talking. People of different countries and nations have to get
along well with the progress in world trade and technology
as well as with each other.
So it is very useful to learn foreign languages. Knowledge
of foreign languages helps us to develop friendship and
understanding among people.
English is very popular now. It's the language of computers,
science, business, sport and politics. It's spoken all over the
world. It is the official language of the United Kingdom,
Ireland, the United States of America, Canada, Australia. There
are more than 750 million speakers of English in the world.
Speaking a foreign language you can read papers,
magazines and original books by great writers, watch satellite
TV Programs. If you like travelling you can go anywhere
without being afraid that other people will not understand
you. English is very important to find a good job.
1. Do you like to speak English?
2. How many years did you study English?
3. Is it useful to learn foreign language?
4. Is English the official language in the U.S.A.?
5. Does English help you to make friends?