ELF in business

If you ever wonder to what extent English has become the lingua franca of international business, then take a look at this recent article.

http://www.businessinsider.in/A-Growing-Number-Of-Firms-Worldwide-Are-Adopting-English-As-Their-Official-Language/articleshow/30631842.cms

Of course, not everyone can go and live in Carolina while they learn English, and the English being spoken in these multinationals isn’t going to impress some native speakers, but anyone who shuns the lingua franca English that is developing daily in these business contexts is in danger of not being part of the final deal.

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