Презентация "English in my life" 8 класс


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English in my life

  • 8a class, school #594
  • Panfilova Ksenia Aleksandrovna
  • Razova Alena Aleksandrovna
  • Tsimbalova Antonina Nikolaevna
  • Isakova Polina Aleksandrovna

English language in the world

  • The exact number of people speaking English on the Globe is hard to evaluate. The number of English speakers vary from 600 million to 1.2 billion, depending on the source and calculation method. Also various sources put the English language by number of speakers from the second to fourth place in the world.
  • English for centuries been one of the most commonly used languages in the world. It was promoted by the colonial policy of the UK, especially the colonization of North America and Australia.
  • After the Second World War, the role of English has increased dramatically. U.S. has become one of the two strongest powers in the world and uncontested world leader, including such fields as armaments, science and technology.
  • Information space in the English language, including periodic and non-periodic print, television, film, radio, library resources, English Internet sector and other sources, is now unprecedented in scope and content.
  • A huge amount of artistic, scientific and technical literature is written in English. Technical and scientific publications, patents and inventions descriptions often exist only in English or translated to a very limited number of languages. All this together makes English the most important language in the world.

Why do we need English?

  • English is a common communication language for people of different nations

When people speak same language they have better chances to understand each other and avoid conflicts, thus English language helps to keep piece in the World

We can read books written in English if they are not translated into any other language

  • We can read books written in English if they are not translated into any other language

With good knowledge of English we can get high education in a college or university in the English-speaking country

  • With good knowledge of English we can get high education in a college or university in the English-speaking country

We can work with computer applications with interfaces that are not translated into Russian

  • We can work with computer applications with interfaces that are not translated into Russian

When travelling we can understand any signs, maps and directions written in English

When we are in a foreign country English helps us to solve communication problems: - Get from place to place - Ask for help - Explain what do we need: in a hotel in a shop in a hospital etc.

We can watch interesting movies in English

Knowledge of English language gives us a way to learn about other cultures

Speaking, reading and writing in English helps us to find new international friends and pen pals

  • Speaking, reading and writing in English helps us to find new international friends and pen pals

If we can speak English well, we can get a job of:

  • If we can speak English well, we can get a job of:
    • Tourist guide
    • Interpreter
    • Manager in an international company
    • International journalist
    • Diplomat
    • ….

Good knowledge of the English language can help us to make a successful career

  • Good knowledge of the English language can help us to make a successful career

According to statistics an employee speaking English language typically gets higher salary

  • According to statistics an employee speaking English language typically gets higher salary