Artificial languages a more neutral choice of

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Unformatted text preview: down to the 1,500 words of English you need to get by globally. His book Don’t Speak English, Parlez Globish has become a best-seller. ARTIFICIAL LANGUAGES ENGLISH IN BUSINESS Having a working knowledge of English is considered a basic skill like being able to drive or know how to use a PC. Many multinational businesses have adopted it as their company language, even some based in countries where English is not an official language. They have had to dedicate time and resources to raising the language skills of employees. International examinations such as TOEIC, TOEFL, or the University of Cambridge’s suite of examinations are used as a benchmark or standard. This may See the ProFile Student’s site: www.oup.com/elt/profile Photocopiable © Oxford University Press...
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