Big Bird: Franz
Hey kids, welcome to Sesame Street!
I am Big Bird.
And I am Elmo.
Today we are going to teach u the letter “A”.
Say after me……
Wait a minute!
Why do we keep teaching the kids the 26 English letters over and
Why don’t we learn some other languages?
Because we are in Canada and English is the
for most people here.
But how about the other children around the world?
They watch Sesame Street
Yes, actually, over 380 million people speak English as their first language around
Those countries included
, and the
Moreover, it is used extensively as a
and as an
throughout the world, as well as in many
1.6 billion people, including foreign learners, use
and also on the
But why are there so many people speaking English?
Is it because they
want to watch our show?
One of the reasons is the economic and cultural influence of the
United States increased and English, chiefly through development of culture military
affairs, science and economic.
Moreover, it was the influence of the United States
that was the decisive factor in the World War II displacement of French by English as
the primary language of global diplomacy.
Because a working knowledge of English
is required in many fields, professions, and jobs, so the education ministries
throughout the world order student have to study English in their school.
Oh, I also notice that most of the English speaking countries used to be British