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Statistics show that seven English-speaking countries account for a third of world GDP and almost sixty other countries or territories use English as the primary or official language.

The remaining hundred and twenty-five countries use English for international communication in the fields of commerce, manufacturing, marketing, science, technology, engineering, medicine, law, international relations, transportation, conferencing, and numerous other areas of interaction.

Many countries are in constant need of skilled and qualified English-speaking workers in commerce, industry, medicine, law, education, and public services.

The importance of the language is reflected in the fact that the top twenty-five universities in the world teach in English.

Today, climbing the corporate ladder is intensely competitive and calls for dedication, above-average performance, ability to think rationally to solve problems, a strong set of communication skills, leadership, and refined social skills. Proficiency in English is indispensable to career development, job satisfaction, and gaining a competitve advantage.

Over half of all Internet sites are written in English, and no other language accounts for more than 6% of the existing web pages.

Yet another reason for the predominance of English is its place in world culture where drama, prose, and poetry are represented by a multitude of famous names such as those listed here: English authors, poets, and dramatists over the centuries

Proficiency in English allows people across the world to appreciate and learn from the translated works of other great writers such as Aeschylus, Aristophanes, Balzac, Baudelaire, Boccaccio, Borges, Camus, Céline, Cervantes, Chekhov, Dante, Dostoyevsky, Dumas, Euripides, Flaubert, Goethe, Gogol, Heraclitus, Homer, Horace, Hugo, Ibsen, Kafka, Lucretius, Mann, Maupassant, Molière, Ovid, Pasternak, Proust, Rabelais, Racine, Sartre, Sophocles, Stendhal, Tolstoy, Turgenev, Virgil, Voltaire, Zola, and many others.

English is the key to the door that opens onto the world; it facilitates international communication, education, knowledge acquisition, travel, professional advancement, cultural exchange, co-operation, and social interaction.

The University of Cambridge provides internationally-recognised certification of ability in English for anyone wishing to live and work in the English-speaking world.

An English for Specific Purposes course with online one-to-one tuition will strengthen your language skills and allow you to acquire important new knowledge.

An English Examination course with online one-to-one tuition, includes four authentic mock tests to measure your progress and boost your confidence to sit and pass your exam.

We have students in the U.S.A. and Canada, South America, the U.K., the EU, the Middle East, Africa, Russia, China, Southeast Asia, India, and the rest of the world.

Dual methodologies and online one-to-one tuition that adapts to your needs to provide you with a learning experience similar to study at the University of Oxford