1.English is not like other languages. It once ruled over a large empire for nearly 2 centuries. Their language is well known in all countries of the world. With this background, we can grasp the pulse of every country, every region and every religion.
2. Other than Tamil, I know only English. (Hindi thoda thoda malum hi)
3. No other language is equal to English in all aspects.. For instance, encyclopaedia, history books, science books, geography books are available in English in large numbers.
4. It is the language of a disciplined people, who built a large empire and then decently decolonised them. Others would not have done it.