Importance of English Communication Proficiency

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Introduction
Background of the Study “English is without a doubt the actual universal language” said Carlos Carrion Torres of Brazil. While English is not an official language in most countries, it is the language most often taught as a second language. English is most widely used in communicating around the world. The information that the researchers gathered about communication and English made them realized that the two terminologies must be always together. Good communication creates a good ambience and relationship between everyone in every organization most especially if it is inside a business while English is now required in every company; as according to Ms. Bambina Buenaventura, Language is now considered a skill, in fact,
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In the present day workplace, individuals require a range of occupationally specific knowledge and skills, personal attributes and attitudes, the ability to transfer knowledge and skills to different situations, etc. Most industry is quite concerned about the noticeable gap in spoken and written English. Large scale surveys of language and literacy skills reveal that the work force needs have to be constantly upgraded in terms of appropriate skills required. The major roadblock that an applicant or a worker must overcome in the global workplace is proficiency in English communication both in oral and written. [2]

Effective English communication will increase productivity in business meetings. From a business outlook, “communication is the oil that greases the organizational machine and makes it run easily” (Wayne, 1994). Knowing how to communicate to encourage productive action is important. When one cannot communicate effectively, business meetings are unsuccessful.

Despite of the importance of English in every industry, still, many people don’t use the language in communicating; not because they don’t want to but because they are afraid to have some mistakes while speaking. If you are serious about wanting to give good talks, you must begin to give talks. Anyone who is now good in some activity had once begun at the beginning. And no one is able to do an activity well without practice, work,
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