How to learn English

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English is the global lingua franca, possibly even the most used language in the world spoken on all continents including Australia, Europe, Africa, America and Asia.

If you want to open up a staggering amount of contact possibilities, learn English: 360 million people speak it as their first language and about 750 million people learn English as a second language.

Being able to say yes to the question “Do you speak English?” is essential for international travel and business. On top of that, it gives you access to English speaking countries around the globe, amongst them the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Ireland and a number of Caribbean Nations.

The UK and the USA are only two of many countries you might want to explore: The United Kingdom comprises England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. World famous for its monarchy, and royal weddings, it is also the birthplace of some of the most influential cultural icons throughout history including the Beatles, Alfred Hitchcock, William Shakespeare or Winston Churchill.

The United States of America are world famous for their iconic cultural concepts including the American Dream, Route 66, and Hollywood as well as for being the birthplace of music styles like jazz, blues, country, rock and roll, and hip-hop. American culture adapted, combined, and embraced traditions that originated from immigrant cultures from around the world – and turned them into something new.

Speak English and your possibilities of discovery are limitless: work, travel, literature, music – you name it. Upgrade your “Basic English” with Rosetta Stone and you will get the confidence to speak English wherever you want to go: be it Sydney, London, New York or Los Angeles.

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Miriam Melchers

Miriam is Social Media Manager EMEA at Rosetta Stone. She said 'Dag Amsterdam. Hello London!' and moved to the most multicultural city in the world. She speaks Dutch, English, un petit peu Français and thinks German is 'ganz toll'! That's why she's improving her German with Rosetta Stone. She loves languages, but she loves engaging with our learners and fans even more. Follow her on Twitter. TIP: if you want to learn a language too, try a free Rosetta Stone demo.

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