We live in a hyper-connected world, where only competent English speakers have access to the top opportunities to get ahead in their professional lives.
Did you know:
English is the most popular language on the Internet: there are nearly 5.5 billion websites available in English. Use of an automatic translator is not always available, or perfect!
Over 25% of the world’s population speak English at some level.
More and more jobs require a minimum level of competence in English.
“Ready or not, English is now the global language of business.” https://hbr.org/2012/05/global-business-speaks-english