In 28 non-English-speaking countries, 70 percent of the companies surveyed reported that English was important to their business, while 11 percent stated that it was the main language.
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The actual number of multinational companies in the world is difficult to estimate. One of the most recent surveys was completed in 2016 by EF Education First, which showed a 25 percent increase in the number of multinationals over the previous 10 years. The disparity in English proficiency among industries has been narrowing, with the gap between the highest and lowest industries reduced nearly by half.
Companies are investing more in English training, more adults are learning English on their own and more people are able to use English in the workplace
- You would be rid of the Indignity engendered by poor oral English and acquire relevant skills to function efficiently in an English-only work environment.
- Read a variety of general and semi-specialized texts, without major difficulties.
- Follow different types of oral communication, such as discussions, presentations, conferences and lectures.
- Self-correct grammatical mistakes in spoken English.