American Council of English Jakarta
English Education for the New Generation.
In today's world, The English language is a very important language to learn.
Why is English so important?
After Mandarin, English is spoken by more people than any other language, and is the native language of more than 350 million people. More people speak English than those who speak the Arabic and French languages combined.
English is the international language of diplomacy, business, science, technology, banking, computing, medicine, aviation, UN & NATO armed forces, engineering, tourism, Hollywood films and arguably the best pop and rock music in the world. English has plenty of words to choose from. In fact, an English speaker is offered the biggest vocabulary of any language with a choice of 500,000 to 1,000,000 words (including technical and scientific terms).But don’t panic, most English speakers do very well with a vocabulary of around 20,000 words.
English can be fun too.
For instance, the music of such stars as Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Michael Jackson and Madonna has encouraged fans to speak the language of their idols, whilst others have enrolled in English classes to improve their understanding of the dialogue in films and TV shows. Or perhaps they have embraced English to enjoy the writing of Stephen King, George Orwell or J.K. Rowling. They may even have an interest in speaking English just to converse with travelers from other countries, who communicate by using the English global interlingua while traveling abroad.
Finally, if you are studying English at school, college or university, remember that getting an ‘A’ grade in English is almost worthless, in terms of communication, if you cannot speak the language.
Spoken English is used in the best careers, the best universities, and is increasingly being used at job interviews. So like it or not, English is a very important language to learn how to speak.
If you happen to have children, having them learn the English language while they are young is a great idea. As a parent you can help your child to learn English As you help your child to learn English, you'll be broadening their horizons and helping them out in their future as well.
Early Childhood (3-6 y.o.) are a bit different from Young Learners (7-16 y.o.), for a start they are preliterate, and all the work is done without reading and writing.
SPECIALIZED BUSINESS ENGLISH COURSE
In today’s global economy, executives, managers and other professionals experience fairly frequent miscommunication due to limited business English language skills. Details and nuances of meaning are often missed or misinterpreted by individuals lacking real proficiency in the English language.
Our teachers are experienced and well-qualified, and frequently combine teaching expertise with experience in commercial and management positions. All teachers are given special guidance on the language and social needs of our clients.
This course serves professionals and others with specific needs in the areas of business, medicine, veterinary medicine, or agriculture.
IELTS - The International English Language Testing System