5 more reasons why native speakers need to learn to speak English internationally | chiasuanchong

The following post was first published on etprofessional.com in March 2016.

Bob Dignen, the author of Effective International Business Communication, is known to have said that a common goal that many learners have is to speak like a native speaker and that this implies that native speakers are the best communicators, which often isn’t the case.

In an age when English has cemented its position as the lingua franca in the world of business and trade, it is easy for English native speakers to assume that they would have an advantage in international communication. But as my previous…

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5 more reasons why native speakers need to learn to speak English internationally

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