English Language: A Lingua Franca

English Language: A Lingua Franca

A lingua franca is a language or dialect systematically used to make communication possible between people who do not share a native language. To simply put it is a bridge language, trade language or a common language. English is the most widely learned second...
English Language: A Lingua Franca

Keys To Effective Cross-Cultural Communication

As you set out to improve your English, don’t forget that understanding others and being understood is not all about the right words. Effective cross cultural communication is also an emotional skill. Misunderstandings are common between native speakers of the...