Management: Education and English Language

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Nowadays, the importance of English cannot be denied and ignored since English is the most common language used everywhere. With the help of developing technology, English has been playing a major role in many sectors including medicine, engineering, technology, aviation and education. Moreover, English is the international language of tourism, banking, computing, diplomacy, Hollywood films, and the best song in the world and for the business.

Working experience and English language can produce career opportunities in international markets and regions. Most of us avoided using English language in Malaysia especially in higher educational, as we didn’t see the benefits of having second language earlier on. There are many reasons why learning English could change our life for the better. It is not only to create more career opportunities but we could feel the different as you approach other areas of our life too. Consequently, English should be the medium of communication for higher educational in Malaysia and this will contribute to develop Malaysia into an industrialized in line with the 2020’s vision.

“So, why is English important? After Mandarin, English is spoken by more people than any other language, and is the native language of more than 350 million people. More people speak English than those who speak the Arabic and French languages combined.” - Vance Carson(2007)

In business life habitually, the most important common language throughout the world used is obviously English. In addition to this, almost all business transactions, including emails, contracts, reports, and vice versa are written in English. Thus, if we have the abilities and communicating fluently in English, the job opportunities with international companies will be brighter. The huge Oil and Gas companies such as Exxon, Shell and etc. generally employ graduates whom can communicate in English fluently and orderly. For example, the student who is graduated from a



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