About English

In today’s corporate environment the need for effective communication has been recognized and accepted. It is understood that communication becomes effective when the people who interact are able to comprehend the requirements of each other in a short span of time. Most often the first link between people is established through verbal communication, to be followed by online or other ways of dealing. Moreover as it is believed that the first impressions are often the last impressions, the goodwill of a company depends on the initial communication links that are established and later maintained by its employees. So the face of the company, that is its employees, needs to be skilled not only technically but also in effective communication methodology.

With growing international avenues both in the industry and services sectors the companies are required to deal with foreign clients. One of the main problems they face in such dealings is the language barriers due to use of different languages in prevalence. In most overseas dealings it has been observed that English has been widely accepted as the functional corporate language. The ease and its widespread use in most nations has led to the need to recognize the fact that to get benefits in overseas dealings a command over the English language is a must. Employees must be well versed in the grammatical and proper usage of English. Knowledge of both spoken and written English then would become a prerequisite for getting employment in companies especially those engaged in the BPO industry, IT industry or dealing with overseas clients.

A language is a systematic means of communication by the use of sounds or conventional symbols. It is the code we all use to express ourselves and communicate to others. It is a communication by word of mouth. It is the mental faculty or power of vocal communication. It is a system for communicating ideas and feelings using sounds, gestures, signs or marks. Any means...