Spain Spans the Business English Divide

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Spain lags its peers in Busieness English. Recent improvements are encouraging as Spain tries to increase its global competitiveness. How strong are your Business English skills?

Spain lags its peers in Busieness English. Recent improvements are encouraging as Spain tries to increase its global competitiveness. How strong are your Business English skills?

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  • 1. Business English Divide/Spain: A Business English Ace Spotlight businessenglishace.com
  • 2. Business English Divide / Spain Three Factors Increase Demand for Business English businessenglishace.com
  • 3. Business English Divide / Spain 3 Factors Increase Demand for Business English ▪ FACTOR #1 – Stagnant economy as 2008 financial crunch lingers. Unemployment tops 25%. English is ticket to economic progress. businessenglishace.com
  • 4. Business English Divide / Spain 3 Factors Increase Demand for Business English ▪ FACTOR #2 – Accept globalization to modernize economy. Increase technology, international trade engagement and competitiveness. businessenglishace.com
  • 5. Business English Divide / Spain 3 Factors Increase Demand for Business English ▪ FACTOR #3 – Aid its youth – its future – who by large percentage left Spain to work abroad. businessenglishace.com
  • 6. Business English Divide / Spain Can Spain span the Business English Divide? ▪ English First qualifies Spain as having a “moderate proficiency” of English overall. businessenglishace.com
  • 7. Business English Divide / Spain Can Spain bridge the Business English Divide? ▪ Spain scores 4.43 our of 10 points in the 2013 Business English Index by Global English, lags behind France and Italy. businessenglishace.com
  • 8. Business English Divide / Spain Can Spain bridge the Business English Divide? ▪ Spain has a Business English skills gap, despite progress. ▪ Strong demand, but weak supply of English speakers to embrace globalization. businessenglishace.com
  • 9. Business English Divide / Spain ▪ 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. 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