English | Bahasa Inggris
There are plenty of reasons why you should learn the English language, the offical language of Australia. Although it is considered as one of the most difficult languages to learn, mastering the English language is essential to getting around in Australia. Here are a few reasons why you should take up the challenge and learn English.
The most commonly used language in the world
English is the language most commonly used by foreign language speakers around the world. When people with different languages come together, they generally use English to communicate with each other. English is an international language that is used in all forms of communication.
English is also the language used on major Hollywood film industry. When you master English, it means you are no longer dependent on reading the subtitles of the film. Furthermore, all the gadgets and the latest technological tools to use English as the language of instruction to give instructions to its users. If you speak English, grasping the technology gadget becomes a whole lot easier!
More job opportunities
Because English is the language most commonly used by foreign language speakers worldwide, English can increase your value and would be more appreciated when searching for employment.
Plenty of good learning resources
Many learning resources both printed and internet media that use English. By mastering the English language, you can gain knowledge from a variety of different sources.
Australia is important
Australia is Indonesia’s largest and nearest English-speaking neighbour in the Asian region. It is Indonesia’s major trading partner, and a key member of ASEAN. For Indonesia, Australia truly matters. All too often, however, the relationship is described in abstract terms as a series of ‘ties’ – commercial ties, security ties, educational ties. What is lost is these descriptions is the fact that it is the relationships of everyday people – ordinary Australians and ordinary Indonesians – that forms the foundation of all these links.
By learning English, grappling with a fascinating and friendly culture, and most importantly, making new friendships, you are doing your bit for the relationship and helping transform the bilateral relationship from one of neighbours to one of friends.
Last Updated 3rd April 2017.