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The IUP Journal of English Studies :
Business English: An Experiential Learning Approach
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English is the most widely used language in the world of trade and commerce. Hence, it has become common for nonnative English speakers to study Business English as a specific tool with the aim of interacting with those from English-speaking countries or with companies that use English as a shared language. As a purpose-specific tool, the goal of Business English is to carry the message across and reach agreement. It demands a business-oriented English vocabulary and a bunch of skills. These skills include letter writing, delivering presentations, negotiating, or plain small talk in English. Exams like TOEFL, IELTS, BEC, and GRE test such skills. Getting trained for one or two of these courses is mandatory for today’s engineering students. This paper explains the importance of Business English and the uses of the above-mentioned courses—a prerequisite for modern-day business.

 
 
 

The English language is currently estimated to be the third largest mother tongue in the world. However, it is unquestionably the first and most popular second language. In fact, most of the information that circulates in our world through mail, radio, cable, internet, etc. is in English. This language has become the working language or bridge language of our time. There is even a specific rubric for Language Skills in any standard resume template, with the level of English generally being what is examined.

 
 
 

Business English, Experiential Learning Approach