Aurelia McNeil, The Language Professor, LLC

I have over 30 years of experience as a professional tutor, 20 years of experience as a certified language teacher, and over 15 years of experience as a university instructor. I teach all aspects of the English language including reading, writing, listening comprehension, conversation / speaking skills, pronunciation, accent reduction, grammar, and vocabulary. In addition, I am a native English speaker and a TOEFL tutor who teaches online.

I am committed to helping my students reach their language goals. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, writing, learning foreign languages, and traveling.


Hello Aurelia, welcome to our forum and thanks a lot for joining us. What would you say is the biggest benefit of learning English as a second language?


There are many benefits to learning English as a Second Language:

  1. Being able to communicate with more people and learning from them
  2. Being able to travel more easily
  3. Having increased job opportunities
  4. Gaining insight into another culture
  5. Exercising one’s brain to improve memory and thinking skills, etc.

What other benefits would you like to add to this list?


The five reasons you’ve listed already cover most of the advantages learning English has. In addition it will also help understand your native language better and it will give you access to information about new technologies and business models.

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