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steven ira

Teacher, inglesgarantizado

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Do you think that English fluency is the new money?

english is the new money. those with money have access to the really best ways of learning english.Private classes summers abroad bilingual kid schools.Those with less money get group classes.As well those with english get better jobs.So can we say that english is the new money.?

In murcia where we work theres 2 ways to really learn english.Pay 1500 amonth to the bilingual school or private classes at home for kids and adults.The rest are trapped in 34 kid english class at school where few learn or private academias of groups of 7 where 4 fail.

In other ccities the pub schools teach in english..madrid a few barcelona a few..Other countries teach in english Israel Germany Denmark to name 3.

Can we say that speaking english,not just having a cambridge certificate, but really speaking english is so essential that it is kept away from the mass.

What are your thoughts?


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  • Jan 18 2013: Having a widely understood language is helpful to everyone. The only problem is see is that Americans are so lazy in learning other languages. I hope the English and others do better. I do try to speak Spanish too, but I do it so poorly that the Spanish speaker usually speaks better English, and the conversation is in good-enoughEnglish. However, H.G. Wells had a strong argument for Pidgeon. Between two people sharing their knowledge of two languages and signs and gestures one can convey basic wants and needs.
    Honestly, to learn a language fluently It helps to be a child - That's how the Dutch do it. I tried Spanish starting in Junior High and began Russian in college and some Japanese while on active duty in Okinawa. Believe me I am not fluent in anything except maybe Texas American English. Do your best and the only negative feedback will be from true jerks.

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