Read the infographic and the text below and discuss the following questions.
The Importance of English in the Job Market
6 Out of 10 People Learning English Are Currently Working
A recent survey conducted by ABA (American and British Academy) among three million learners of English
from different nationalities reveals that the key reason to learn the language is job-related:
56% of learners have a job; 17% are looking for work; 27% are studying.
54% state they study English for professional reasons: new job or promotion.
Half of all learners are still at a Beginners level.
24% admit having been rejected in job interviews due to poor English.
Available at: . Accessed on: March 28, 2016.
a) Can English help people get a job? Explain.
b) Do you think English will help you in your future? Justify.