This paper present a review of the benefits of learning SBLE1042, English For Communication II. The aim of the paper is to identify the advantages of learning English. As an international language, English is an essential tool of communication in the pursuit of knowledge. In this global era of the information and technology, a good command of the English language is a definite asset. Hence the frequent clarion call of the government to learn the language could not be further underscored.
English is an international language in the world and it is used as a second language in Malaysia. Most people are using this language in their daily life. It is an important language because we use this language to communicate with other people. We also use English in many places. For example, it is used in the international business, computer language, movies, and so on. As a result, many people gain a lot of benefits from learning the second language. We can become an international person, by communicating with other people in the world. In fact, English is the most widely spoken language in the world other than Mandarin. People who are able to speak more than one language have international business opportunities as well as they can work with the general public in hospitals and law enforcement. Plus getting a great job will be so much easier if we can speak English. We will move to the top of the competition because many corporation want to hire those with dual language ability.
There are many benefits of learning English. Among the various importance of Learning English in Malaysia is to diversify the communication skill of the people, to have a resourceful community and develop citizens with the capability to sell Malaysia in all aspects. Finally is to create opportunities to meet new people and start friendship. The most important factor of learning English is to diversify the communication skill among students. The continues process of learning in schools allow the students to master in speaking English. This will help the students to communicate with various type of people from any range of age.
Firstly, by learning English, it can create resourceful community. For example, during celebrate Chinese New Year, Christmas, Hari Raya, Gawai Dayak, Deepavali, we can visiting at their house. By learning English also, people are able to refer to unlimited resources to get new ideas on various subjects. The ability to access various form of information in English give advantages to students to get the information.
Secondly, English is the advancements we can make professionally. Business is often done internationally, and being able to speak English can greatly benefit us at our job. If we live in a country where the dominant language is not English, companies that need to conduct business with English speaking nations will look for employees who know the language. By learning how to speak it, we can advance in our job and maybe even start business travelling around the world.
Finally, by learning English also, we can create opportunities to meet new people and start friendships. It is hard to build personal relationships with people if we do not understand their language, so learning English can help us establish not only business relationships but personal relationships as well. With a number of different opportunities to learn English online from the comfort of our home, there is really no reason not to attempt to master the language.
English has an important role in many aspects in our lives including business and trade, education, entertainment, science and technology. As such, mastering English is a necessity. As the saying goes, “the roots of education are bitter, but the fruits are sweet.” Learning English has never been an easy task especially for second language learners, who have to struggle between their mother tongue and English. There is simply no short cut. However, the students also have to give 100% commitment in learning English for their own future.