Saturday, February 18, 2012

Online English As A Second Language Takes Off

English: Online LearningImage via WikipediaBy Peter Dom Zappieri

Why do so many people want to learn English online? Firstly, it offers great flexibility which provides an option for people with busy and hectic lifestyles. They can pace the learning as per their ability and available time.

It is also convenient as they can sit at home and learn whenever they have the time and it is more economical compared to regular classes. Learning online also opens up a wide range of opportunities for communicating with people in similar situations and getting tips or advice from them.

Online study is the perfect environment for learning English; not only the most economical way to learn, but also the most efficient and fun way to improve your English skills.

You can decide whether group lessons, or tailor-made one-to-one lessons are best for you. You can join group lessons every day of the week and improve your conversational skills. In private lessons, you can prepare for exams, improve grammar, improve your conversational skills or find any tailor-made solution you require.

So the question you should ask yourself is, 'why do I need to learn or improve my English?' Well, whether you need a certain level of English for academic needs, or just to improve your conversational skills for better communication with others, or for exam preparation for the Cambridge English, IELTS, TOEIC or for any other recognized exam, then online English is definitely for you.

English online is just one way to learn or improve your English, but there are other ways as well, like attending a summer school or studying for an English exam in an English speaking country.

Personally, I believe in online learning for many reasons, two being the flexibility and the relatively low cost in learning a foreign language.

Going to an English speaking country will cost quite a lot of money when you consider the airplane cost, host family accommodation, travel to and from the school, and the biggest cost - the school fees themselves. So, yes the online school is definitely the cheapest way to learn.

Some may ask if it is better to learn in a classroom environment, but I would say that for serious learners, the online option is definitely the best way to go. So whichever online school you go for, remember that it may be the easiest, most convenient and definitely the most affordable way to learn, but you still need to be committed just the same.

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