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Text: Reasons to learn a language

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Elizabeth is Spanish and she wants to learn a foreign language. Among all the languages of the world, she chooses English. She has ten reasons to learn it:

  • Knowing languages is good for my future.
  • I like to study about other cultures.
  • I want to travel to England in summer.
  • I like meeting people from other countries.
  • English is the third most widely spoken language, after Chinese and Spanish .
  • It is a language spoken by 370 million people in the world.
  • It is a necessary language to negotiate with America.
  • I like to listen to songs in English.
  • I like American and British cinema.
  • I want to read books by Virginia Woolf, Jane Austen, Lewis Carroll.

 

Structure:

  • Presentation of protagonist (anchor);
  • Reasons of the protagonist (aspectualization).

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