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Business English Skills – Survey

An exclusive HR survey by Pearson TalentLens.

Take the survey and read the White Paper – The 7 Myths of Language Learning.


Q1: Developing workplace communication skills in English is the same as studying English as a second language and acquiring general English language skills.

 Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Not sure


Q2: Adults should learn like children.

 Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Not sure


Q3: How do you compare the effectiveness of classroom-based Instructor-Led Trainings (ILTs) versus that of on-the-job learning (OTJ learning) of communication skills?

 ILTs are as effective as OTJ learning ITLs are less effective than OTJ learning ILTs are more effective than OTJ learning


Q4: You can’t learn while you work.

 Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Not sure


Q5: Only managers need to be competent in Business English.

 Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Not sure


Q6: Translation tools are good enough for employees with poor communication skills.

 Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Not sure


Q7: Understanding English at the workplace is good enough. An employee does not need to have good written or oral communication skills to be successful in his/her work.

 Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Not sure


Q8: Training on Business English skills should include learning cultural differences in interpersonal communication, in order for employees to function successfully in a global economy.

 Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Not sure


Q9: Do you believe your organization is implementing the 70:20:10 training model in your workplace?

 Yes No Don’t know


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