problem of learning languages is very important today.
Foreign languages are socially demanded especially at
the present time when the progress in science and
technology has led to an explosion of knowledge and has
contributed to an overflow of information. The total
knowledge of mankind is known to double every seven
years. Foreign languages are needed as the main and most
efficient means of information exchange of the people of
English is the language of the world. Over 350 million
people speak it as a mother tongue. The native speakers
of English live in Great Britain, the United States of
America, Australia and New Zealand. English is one of
the official languages in the Irish Republic, Canada,
the South African Republic. As a second language it is
used in the former British and US colonies.
the major international language for communication in
such areas as science, technology, business and mass
entertainment. English is one of the official languages
of the United Nations Organization and other political
organization. It is the language of the literature,
education, modern music, international tourism.
Russia is integrating into the world community and the
problem of learning English for the purpose of
communication is espicially urgent today. Learning a
foreing language is not as easy thing. It is a long and
slow process that takes a lot of time and patience. But
to know English is absolutely necessary for every
educated person, for every good specialist.
well known that reading books in the original ,
listening to the BBC news, communicating with the
English speaking people will help a lot. When learning a
foreign language you learn the culture and history of
the native speakers. One must work hard to learn any