France Faces Its Business English Divide

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France's English skills are weakening when a weak economy demands stronger English skills. The winds of globalization buffet France and the question remains: Can France overcome its Business English skills gap?

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France Faces Its Business English Divide

  1. 1. Business English Divide/France: A Business English Ace Spotlight businessenglishace.com
  2. 2. Business English Divide / France Three Factors Increase Demand for Business English businessenglishace.com
  3. 3. Business English Divide / France 3 Factors Increase Demand for Business English ▪ FACTOR #1 – Economic stagnation, perhaps recession, haunts 2014. businessenglishace.com
  4. 4. Business English Divide / France 3 Factors Increase Demand for Business English ▪ FACTOR #2 – Globalization weighs on France and its international competitiveness. English is the language of the international economy. businessenglishace.com
  5. 5. Business English Divide / France 3 Factors Increase Demand for Business English ▪ FACTOR #3 – France’s English skills are weakening at a time of economic stagnation, when Business English skills are a necessity. businessenglishace.com
  6. 6. Business English Divide / France Can France span a Business English Divide? ▪ English First qualifies France as having a “low proficiency” of English overall, and deteriorating. businessenglishace.com
  7. 7. Business English Divide / France Can France span a Business English Divide? ▪ France scores 5.18 of 10 points in the 2013 Business English Index by Global English, just behind Poland. businessenglishace.com
  8. 8. Business English Divide / France Can France span a Business English Divide? ▪ France faces a Business English skills gap as English grows as Europe’s language. ▪ Weakening English skills hinder embrace of globalization, economic progress. businessenglishace.com
  9. 9. Business English Divide / France ▪ How are your Business English skills? ▪ Business English is now a necessity! ▪ Read How to Be a Business English Ace and improve your skills today. businessenglishace.com
  10. 10. About Business English Ace ▪ Business EnglishAce was conceived by author and English instructor H. E. Colby to help business professionals achieve personal and career success using Business English. ▪ For more information, visit www.businessenglishace.com. ▪ Please tweet your friends! businessenglishace.com

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