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Why English Remains Today’s Lingua Franca: Part 1

Oh, fellow native English speakers, we hope you won’t object to us tarnishing us all with the same brush here, when we say that there is such an expectation of hearing English everywhere we go, that we are everything from surprised to alarmed when we realise that it isn’t. English is touted as the lingua(…)

English: More Than a Language – It’s a Business Tool

Idle chatter ceases around the board room as the guest speaker loads their powerpoint up onto the projector, clicking on the first slide of the slideshow. The lights dim and the blinds are drawn, the glow from the projector casting the only light around the attendees who are sat, poised, waiting. The guest speaker takes(…)