Studying English abroad

Autor: prof. Vintilă Ovidiu
Colegiul Tehnic „Costin D. Nenițescu” Pitești

Many students want to learn English, as it is the business language of the world. One can blame the British Empire for that! Of course, there are 101 other languages out there to learn but where should one learn English? In England is the obvious answer! However, many students in non-English speaking countries enrol on local courses in their country. At each level – be they a beginner, pre intermediate, intermediate, upper intermediate or advanced level they learn grammar, reading, writing, listening and speaking. Having a conversation in English is a vital part of the learning process.
Many students will probably be taught by a non-native English speaker, as in some countries there is a shortage of native speakers. These teachers have themselves learnt English and are happy to pass their knowledge on to others. Some students, however, will get the opportunity to practice their English with a native English speaker. For British English you might be lucky enough to get a real Englishman for that real English accent! Actually, not many English people speak the Queen’s English. Continuarea