Importance of English in the Job Market

“Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going.” ‒ Rita Mae Brown

English is the fastest growing language in human history.

Today, about 1.75 billion people around the world speak the language.

English is not just used in everyday situations — it is also used in businesses and professional settings all over the world. Learning English is not just a fun and interesting thing to do, it is an important career move!

English has undoubtedly emerged as one the most common languages in the world, especially in the job market. It is an essential language of communication. Fluency in English language is a must to succeed in today’s business environment.

English can never be mastered in a day or two. Like every other language it has to be developed eventually. To master this language, you have to first master the basic foundation. This can be done by gaining fluency with the basic words. Developing the reading habit is also important. Once you have developed a fluency in reading, practice writing. After this you can start making sentences. What you have to do is to think of a sentence in your language and translate it into English. Don’t be scared of the mistakes. Regular practice will make you perfect.

The next step is to have a strong foundation of the grammar of the English language. If you can master this language then your mistakes will surely lessen.

Due to the opening up of the economy, free trade requires a language which can act as an official language of the world. English is acting as that medium. It is emerging as the global language. It is the language of the business.

Every year thousands of students enter the job market. What differentiates one candidate from the other in most of the cases is there

“The limits of my language are the limits of my world.” ‒ Ludwig Wittgenstein

communication skill. A candidate who has greater fluency in the language is preferred over the candidate who lacks the fluency.

The world economy is emerging as a global village and knowledge of the English language makes you eligible for global opportunities. Also, there are immense opportunities for self-employment as well. Some hot self-employment options for those good in English include English trainer, content writing, blogger etc. You can thus make good amount of money by capitalizing on your proficiency in English.

Thus, the importance and relevance of English in the job market can’t be undermined. If you are that person who finds it difficult to have a grip of the language then extensive reading will help. Apart from this you must also focus on the correct pronunciation of the words. This can be developed by listening to English news, music, movies etc. Start reading the books on the topics that interest you. Eventually, you will be able to manage and comprehend your language better than before.

There are a number of things you can do in your daily life to make professional English a part of your routine. The more you practice, the better you will get — and the more opportunities you will have!

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