Some research claims that speaking English as a second language can double your income.
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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors can occur because of this process.
As the World Economic Forum reports, it is a fact that an improvement in English proficiency is directly related to higher per capita income, and on an individual level, human resources managers from organizations around the world confirm that applicants with excellent English proficiency compared to level their country receive between 30 and 50% higher salaries.
In this context, and with the aim of promoting English teaching in Mexico, SEDA College, an Irish language school, has launched its SEDA Dream exchange program, which consists of the award of ten scholarships worth up to US $ 3,400 each and 90 more Partial scholarships exist, with up to 50% off for Mexicans traveling to Ireland to learn the language. Registration began on July 1st and ends on Wednesday July 14th.
Those interested should visit the competition's official page to fill out a form and register. Participants who must be at least 18 years old must take a test on Saturday 17th July; Participation costs $ 25 and includes three months of access to the SEDA College online platform, which includes more than 60 courses in English at all levels.
“We want to help improve the level of English in Mexico and are therefore presenting this first edition of the SEDA Dream program exclusively for this country, with which we want to promote language learning and professional development. In addition, international experience would enable them to grow in their careers if they gain work experience in Europe, ”said Vanessa Melo, CEO of SEDA College Online, in a statement.
Once the student is enrolled, the next step is to take a 50 multiple choice test which includes quizzes on English, Logic, Knowledge of Ireland and also SEDA College. The sum of the points achieved corresponds to the value of the discount, which can be up to 50 percent.
“Later, on July 22nd, we will announce the names of the recipients of the full scholarships on our social networks. I would also like to mention that those interested can view testimonials from Brazilian students who have carried out the same process and won on the SEDA Dream website, ”added Vanessa.
Among the benefits of mastering the English language, five should be highlighted: more travel opportunities, more participation in an economy, opportunity for dialogue, knowledge and media consumption, and international relations. In this sense, English is considered to be the most powerful language in the world; and it is widely used in three G7 countries (US, UK and Canada). Mandarin, which comes second, is only half as strong. French ranks third thanks to its commitment to international diplomacy.
Finally, Vanessa Melo pointed out that those selected for the program with the restrictions on travel abroad due to the pandemic may postpone travel for up to twelve months. “Our programs integrate more than 300,000 students into the SEDA College online platform, which offers English courses for beginners to advanced, as well as English for business, interviews and travel, and we want Mexicans to take advantage of this program. which has a deadline ”.