Written by ESC Admin on 27 Aug 2019 Posted in Blog
We live in a world in which cultural knowledge and interaction is increasingly becoming a component of our daily lives. This is particularly true in the corporate world where multinationals become the norm, and the key to having a job is global exposure and second language understanding.
Unlike individuals who can only talk one language, bilinguals have a stronger environmental awareness as they get to interact with a more diverse community of individuals
Educational institutes world over acknowledges the impact of languages in fields such as arts, theology, literature, and social sciences, and also regard exposure to a foreign language as a needed element for any successful college education.It also goes without saying that having a solid second language skill is becoming standard in nearly every field for admission to graduate study. A lot of research is published in non-English language books and professional journals making it necessary to learn a second language.
It also helps make better career choices since there are many careers requiring foreign linguistic expertise such as those in public organizations, travel, education, engineering, communications, law, economics, and marketing. Jobs and services such as local interpreters and tour guides to language interpreting support for some of the biggest multinational companies in the world.
Along with that learning to talk another language can also help enhance your English, or whatever your mother tongue is. See, in other languages the same concept is often expressed differently. Therefore, when you talk a foreign language, you need to think actively about what you want to say and how you want to say it.
Last but not the least, the better you can speak a language or the more languages you know, the more people you can communicate with and become friends with on Earth. Usually these bonds are very tight, as both of you appreciate the effort to get to understand the language and culture of the others.