Speaking with Authority—the Case for Teaching English Language Proficiency on the Job
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Besides improving communication skills, language training can increase inclusion, productivity, safety conditions, and employee satisfaction. For example, immigrant workers who speak their new country’s language well earn 5 to 15 percent more than those who do not. Workers in non-English speaking countries who learn English can increase business vocabulary and facilitate understanding in the global business environment. Most companies consider multi-lingual employees an asset.