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Why native English speakers fail to be understood in English – and lose out in global business

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While there are millions of people from countries such as the United Kingdom, the United States, or South Africa who speak English as their mother tongue, there are also many millions of people from countries around the world who speak English as their second language every day.

In this context, one would think that native speakers have a clear advantage since they do not have the need to learn a second language to communicate with people from other countries, but as this text explains, “native English speakers are failing to integrate as a result of their shortcomings when it comes to tailoring their English for this context.”

Go to the article and discover why!

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