Today Information and communication technology (ICT) has changed the way of life and has used widely to help people in business, trade, science, education and other spheres. Foreign languages are also play important roles in business administration such as a role in internal and external communication, a role in having a chance to get a good job, and a role as a means to understand other cultures. According to statistics, one in five of the world’s population speaks English, in spite of their different perceptions, connotations, values and their cultural properties. It is currently the primary language used on the World Wide Web, both in the political and business arenas. Good communication in a foreign language becomes so crucial in today’s
These tests are recognized, acknowledged, and accepted worldwide. Contingent upon the country/university/college you pick, there can be diverse language requirements concerning the proficiency. From Great Britain, United States, New Zealand, Canada, Australia, France, Italy, Spain, Germany to Ireland, each country has a distinct pattern to follow. Here are widely accepted and highly advantageous tests for English language – 1) TOEFL Education abroad at an English-medium college is an amazing path for students to expand their point of view and pick up flexibility in the occupation industry. That way to achievement begins with the TOEFL test.
Nowadays, English language is become an important language to be learned by everyone. They, who lived in a country where English still become a foreign language, are trying to master all the skills required in English which are writing, listening, reading, and speaking skill. However, although many of them have learned those skills for many years, there are still some them who are shy to practice their ability in English, especially in speaking, even for the students who are taking an English language as their major. After asking the opinions from some students, at least I have discovered that they are unconfident to speak English under some particular reasons. When I tried to ask the reason to the students of why they are still unconfident or shy to speak English, they have their own reasons that is different from others.
These online sites are providing best deals to the consumer with a vast number of variety options from global market .Globalization has intensified the competition in the market with the fact that there are many new competitors across the world in addition to domestic competitors. Nowadays business is more challenging than ever before due to efficient distribution and transportation system. The making and receiving of payments are faster and more secure with the help of internet or mobile banking. Finances for the consumers and traders are readily available due to globalization of financial institutions. Financial institutions are willingly spreading their capital in the international market to reduce their overall level of risk.
Globalization of English not only increase English speakers but it also localizes English in a place where English is not used as a native language. For example, In Japan and the Philippines, people do not speak the same English as native speakers because they create a new English called Englog and Japlish which words are mixed with English and their own language’s words and phrases. they started to learn English to adapt globalization and this is a result of the globalization of English. However, native English speakers need to accept like this localization if they expect other than basic communication skills. In globalization of English, because people get an opportunity to work with foreign people, they need to exchange ideas to proceed their work.
Also, prior preference is given to specialized subjects by the students even at their very entry level in the engineering Communicative English: Why it is Essential to Emerging Engineers 53 institutions and in the later years of learning too, English is almost brushed aside both by the curriculum and by the students until the time of placement when it has to be reincarnated in the name of communicative English after a long phase. The main finding is that the majority of students use little English outside their program because they are mainly dependent on their peer group for their social-life and activities outside the academic context. Hence opportunities to use English are negligible. Another consequence is that the persistent lack of confidence in speaking English outside campus inhibits the students from developing social independence and it is greatly reflected in the interview, where they have to prove themselves chiefly with their English speaking skills. Their reluctance in acquiring the most needed English language skill generally results in lack of confidence in writing skills during their work on independent research projects where English writing skills are
Over the last two decades, the requirements for English language ability in Vietnam have significantly changed with the rapidly increasing demands of globalization in many fields, such as the economy, the environment, and culture. English has been considered an essential foreign language, especially for the Vietnamese young generation. Particularly, it is included in the curriculum of almost every schools and universities. Moreover, the Vietnamese Prime Minister issued Decision “Teaching and Learning Foreign Languages in the National Formal Education System in the Period 2008 -2020” to promote the study of English further and to better the quality of English teaching and learning in Vietnam. Unfortunately, the interest of students in English is not the same as how well they understand the crucial role of being good at English.
Abstract English continues to be widely recognized as the language of business throughout the world and it will maintain and grow even more dominant. In the past speaking English as a second language was a marker of the ‘elite’ but nowadays is a basic skill that people should have (Dorie 2012). It is often perceived by the younger population that does not have English as their first language (L1), that speaking English will lead to a prosperous career later in life. This paper looks into why Thailand has and is experiencing so many problems with its citizens learning or acquiring English as a foreign language. Furthermore, the research examined in this paper identifies common mispronunciation of English words by Thai learners especially mispronunciation of English
It is also the tools that can improve the English skill if we use it correctly and effectively. Therefore, I find the ways to improve my skill like enter the faculty of ICT which is an international program, learn and practice in the course at faculty, and after that gain the result of that effort. The first step is why I choose to enter into the international program. If we talk about international courses, it is not only teaching the English language but also including communication in English. According to the “TECHNOLOGY IN TEACHING SPEAKING SKILL”,