Home is an important place where individuals could hone skills to communicate to other people clearly, and effectively. This is the channel where feelings can be expressed aside from the actions that reciprocate what’s in the heart and mind. It is not just limited in vocal utterances but hands could serve as tools for people, who have disability, to speak. They also have the ability to show emotions with their hands and even their eyes.
Communication could be sent to another person using sounds, facial expressions, and even in writing. There are indeed various forms where people use a language of communication to be understood and to send a message. In fact, there are about 6,700 languages across the globe. The manner or medium of using them are not yet included. That is the official count or tally. Hence, the major tool being used when meeting other people from other countries is English or with the assistance of an interpreter, despite of the fact that English as the third most spoken language on the top ten most used languages.
Moreover, the most spoken languages that grabbed the number one and two spots are Mandarin and Spanish and they are followed by English. The data reported are based on the number of places and people who are actually using them. There are countries that show nationalism and patriotism in retaining their first native tongue and not learning any language at all. However, there are huge advantages of having an aptitude and desire to learn other tongues aside from your native dialect. Primarily, English is the major language being studied and learned today because of various privileges it gives to the learner.
There are various schools and institutions that offer short courses. They are intensive to assist individuals not just how to speak specific foreign languages but how to pronounce and construct a sentence properly. In fact, there are huge investments in the BPO industry these days wherein they have adapted in the process of outsourcing people from other countries in order to cut costs. People who could speak other languages aside from English are being paid with higher compensation because it is considered as a skill today. There are also various reasons why an individual or group should study a different language.
The common reason is if one has plans to migrate to another country and he or she would settle there permanently. You can’t bring your native tongue not unless you are an English speaker, which is a major benefit because these days, most of the people know and speak the language. On the other hand, being able to communicate with the language being used in other countries is way better for you not be misunderstood where you overcome barriers of misunderstanding each other. Some are work related and it requires them not just to be adaptable to the traditions but to learn how to speak and express the language by heart.