Nowadays it is truly important to learn languages. To begin with, knowing foreign languages broadens one‘s outlook and develops mentality. The more languages we know the more intelligent we are. Moreover, knowing foreign languages gives us an oppurtunity to socialize and correspond with people from other countries. For intance, we can travel abroad and communicate with other people easily which gives us great satisfaction. It also helps to understand traditions and customs of the country better. However, when working onn a computer and using the internet, you must to know English perfectly. While speaking about our gymnasium, English and Russian are taught here. We have all the possibilities to improve these languages. There are classrooms which have a TV, dictionaries, cassette recorders, wall charts, maps or pictures, besides there are various language courses both for children and adults, either state or private. Furthermore, you can study or work abroad not facing the language barrier. As a result, you better emmployment opportunities abroad and in your own country as most positions take people with a good command of two or three foreign languages. To sum up, there are a lot of reasons why people should learn foreign languages.