The 13 most common reasons why people learn English

Have you ever asked yourself “why do I want to learn English?
I hope that you did it because it’s really important to know why do you want to improve your English.

If you have never thought about that, then I recommend you to read the post: The first question to ask before starting to learn English

That being said, you are trying to improve your English for a very specific reason.
Keep always in mind this reason because it’s going to be your goal to reach and your real motivation to keep improving your English.

Let’s go now with the most common reasons why people learn English…

The 13 most common reasons why people learn English


1. You Like To Learn Languages

You are maybe one of those polyglots that want to speak many languages and English among them because it’s the international language.

2. You Are Looking For A Better Job

Nowadays English is a must. If you want to apply for a better job, among many other skills, you do need a good English level.

3. You Want To Go To Live Abroad

If you have in mind to live abroad in the future, you have to master the English language in order to be able to communicate in almost any country in the world.

4. You Want A Boyfriend Or Girlfriend From Abroad

If you want to flirt with people from abroad English is the language that’s going to open more doors, or maybe I wanted to say…more hearts…

5. You Are Looking For Your First Job

Having a good English level is no more the key that open the door to the best jobs because nowadays a lot of people speak very good English.
But I can assure you that not having a good English level in your resume is going to close almost all doors for sure.

6. You Just Love The English Language And Culture

You are between the ones that felt in love with any stuff that sounds and smells “English”.

7. You Want To Have Access To More Information

A lot of information in the Internet is in English. You need a good English level to have access to all these English materials like for example (Websites, Blogs, Articles, Books, Videos, Podcasts,…and so on…)

8. You Want To Study Abroad

If you want to study in a foreign university you need to take an English exam to show that your knowledge of the English language is enough to be able to follow your studies in English successfully.

9. You Want To Meet New Friends From Around The World

If you want to meet new friends from abroad you need to have a good English level to contact with people from both English speaking and no English speaking countries.

10. You Want To Work Abroad

I you want to work abroad, the company that’s going to hire you wants to be sure that you are going to be able to communicate with your workmates, clients… in English.

11. You Like Specific English Stuff

If you are a fan of English Music, Books, Films, Tv Show… no need to tell you that you need to know some English.

12. You Want To Get Promote In Your Current Job

If you want to have a better post in your office be careful because some of your colleagues can beat you if their English level is better than yours.

13. You Want To Travel Abroad

You don’t need more that one trip abroad to be aware that if you don’t know English then you are screw…


And Remember…

The 13 most common reasons why people learn English_

I think that it can be a nice experience to share the reasons why everyone of us is learning English. There are maybe some other reasons in addition to the ones I share in this post.

I’ll be the first one to share, in the comments below, the reasons why I’m currently learning English…

Now it’s your turn…All your comments are very welcome!!!

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  • George

    I’m currently learning English because:

    1) In the future I’m maybe going to look for a better job and I need a good English level.

    2) I’m even thinking about going to work abroad and then I want to master the English language.

    3) I like very much to meet people from around the world and we always use the English language to communicate.

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