The importance of using one shared language has been realised as the world becomes more globalised. Moreover, businesses, organisations and multi-companies have acknowledged the importance of using one language as an internal and external communication tool. English language is the common worldwide shared language and has been adopted as a primary communication language in some countries over the years. The key aim of this paper is to focus on the various perspectives about the English language as a practical and communication tool in the global world between the individuals who don't share a common native tongue or culture and those who use the English language as a preferred language for foreign communication. In addition, this article will present the consequences for teaching business English.
Hélder Fanha Martins,
Perspectives on Business English as a Lingua Franca in Business Communication, Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies.
Vol. 2, No. 5,
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