The Thinking of Speaking
Issue #28 July / August 2017
Why Fluent English Language is Important for Business
by Ben Russel
July / August 2017 | 

Communication is a paramount component of human relations. Understanding what the other person wants or needs through mutual language is important. Globalization has in the recent past been very dominant and has had a huge rise in multinational corporations. Expansion of these businesses to different parts of the world has been enhanced by the use of English as the de facto language of business. It has come in handy in ensuring that there is proper understanding within the business world. The cohesiveness brought by the use of English language as the language of business has been remarkable to be understated.

English Model of Efficiency

According to language experts at, adoption of English as the universal business language by the foreign companies has proved very effective in accessing the global trade and commerce. Learning of English has been fundamental, as it has become a worldwide language being studied in schools for the young and old. Its fluency has been vital in ensuring that it is possible to conduct mass business.

Bridging Cultural Differences

Penetration of international market could not be possible without the use of fluent English. Cultural differences have been effectively bridged in the business world, as there is a common ground or language. It has become an effective tool that has very much helped deal with political differences in the volatile parts of the world. The use of fluent English has allowed the collective understanding between business people such that they have been able to solve their particular differences.

Penetrating the Global Market

The English language has been categorized as the default mode of communication in the current business world. The importance of the language has been invaluable to the business world. Fluent English has been the focal point in penetrating the international local markets. For example, the multinational companies such as the General Motors have effectively penetrated the African market due to the use of English.

Online markets

The current digital age has seen a lot of transactions undertaken online through the internet. There is a massive following of the internet. It has been a component of the current trading system and modes of doing business. The use of fluent English has been the main component in the use of the internet. There is a huge number of internet users in the world. These users have been able to interact effectively due to the use of English as the main kind of communication. The online business has been effectively conducted by the use of English. Take an example of an online market such as eBay; it has enabled the sale of products throughout the world. How this has been possible is mainly due to the use of English as the main mode of communication. It is a form of global culture where the new market, the internet has a great deal of people using it. Many companies have to reach out to these huge numbers of users through the use of internet advertisements. How they have communicated and reached out in these advertisements has been through the use of English. It simply shows how much fluent English is imperative to the business world.

b>Ben is a recent graduate from Florida State University who enjoys writing on educational topics and helping students with their academic assignments. He has recently written an article on synthesis essay outline which many high school and college students use as a reference in their daily studies.

Why Fluent English Language is Important for Business
Writer: Ben Russel
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