Why I Learn English Language

This is part 7 of ‘How Do I Learn English‘. So, let’s look at some common reasons students give for ‘why I learn English language.’

In the previous lesson we looked at goal setting for English students. Setting your English learning goals is the first step

It’s important to understand what your final objective is so that you can reach your English learning goals as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Why I Learn English Language?

Why I Learn English LanguageSince I’ve taught and worked with so many English students over the years…I’ve learned a lot.

One of the first questions that I ask them in the classroom is why they want to learn. It helps me understand why they want to learn English so I can help them learn English more efficiently.

So, to help you get started, let me share some of the most common reasons that students tell me’why I learn English language‘ over the years.

Why I Learn English Language – Answers From The Students

1.The first reason students tell me ‘why I learn English language‘ is for job security. Students learn English because they are afraid of losing their current job, or because they want to get a better job.

You won’t believe how many students come to me to start learning English after it’s to late. They didn’t speak English and lost out on a great opportunity. And then they decide to start studying English.

2. Another reason students tell me ‘why I learn English language‘ is to pass a college entrance exam or some sort of proficiency test.

3. Other English students tell me that they just want to learn English to be more culturally refined people. I did a survey on the website a while back and 54% of those surveys chose this answer as their reason for ‘why I learn English language’.

4. Also, many English students want to learn English so they can travel to a foreign country on their vacations.

5. Other English students tell me that they want to learn simply because they like the language. Interestingly enough, these are usually my most motivated learners.

6. There are those students who have to learn English because of their profession…like doctors, computer programmers, etc.

7. And of course there are also those students who come to class, simply because their parents force them to.

Why I Learn English Language? What About You?

Think about these objectives. Think about your final objectives. Why are you learning English? What do you really want to accomplish?

Once you know what your goals are, then you can create a plan to reach it. Think about

  • what you need to do to make this happen,
  • how much time you need to study to reach this goal,
  • what skills will you need to focus on,
  • what key vocabulary do you need to learn?
  • Is there a specific course already designed that can help you?
So, sit down and think about this for a bit. Ask yourself, ‘why I learn English language?’ and write your answers down. You may find a much better way reach your goals while learning English.
Once you know what the answer is…read the next lesson to discover how to create your plan for learning English
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Comments

  1. English is most important language in the world. i am a chinese, but i speak english for other countries people. when i working in china, i often speak english to my boss.

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