The reasons why people learn to speak English as a Second or Additional Language seem pretty obvious, don’t they? After all, English is one of the most commonly spoken languages and is the lingua franca of the world at this stage.
Genna Ash for Study International sums it up in 5 concise points.
1. English is the language of global business.
2. English is the second most spoken language in the world.
3. English is the language of government.
4. Over half of the world’s websites are written in English
5. English speaking countries have numerous opportunities for studying abroad.
Ednastics places English language training among the top of its priorities for improving access and quality of education around the world. Language is a major barrier to people’s success in reaching their educational and career goals. Learning English unlocks endless opportunities in business, government and educational careers and training.
As trained and experienced ESL professionals, we work alongside schools and higher learning institutions to improve and expand English language training programs using 21st century learning approaches to learning in order to provide a chance for more people to achieve their dreams.
Whether it be establishing an English for Academic Purposes program at a college or university, developing EAL support programs in schools, coordinating a language training institute, IELTS or TOEFL training center or even delivering teacher training workshops on best practices for second language acquisition and educational technology solutions, our team at Ednastics is poised to bring our knowledge and experience from working in dozens of countries around the world to our clients in the Middle East and East Africa.
Don’t hesitate to contact us for more information on how Ednastics can participate in the development and improvement of ESL services at your institution.