English is the lingua franca of the digital world - 55% of the most visited websites today are in English. With a digital device and an internet connection people around the world are able to access knowledge, but how much do non-native speakers understand content presented in English? Of the estimated 1.5 billion people worldwide who use English, 75% or over 1 billion people are non-native English speakers. In the US, an English-speaking country, there are 25 million people who have limited English proficiency.
What are the types of challenges users with limited English proficiency face when they try to comprehend information in English? What solutions have been used and/or researched that will alleviate or resolve the issues? Find out in this presentation: how non-native English speakers differ from native speakers; what content writing styles, content layout, UI design, and video/audio media considerations help non-native English speaking users.