Language training for construction workers is an essential part of training- especially when 2.5 million immigrant workers are employed in the construction industry. Many Limited English Proficient (LEP) workers are at a disadvantage- both professionally and in terms of safety- when they are unable to communicate with colleagues and clients. Which leads to a misunderstanding about their job, increases the risk of making dangerous mistakes and become less likely to get promotions when there are English speaking team members. In the United States, the unfortunate reality remains that the lower English comprehension skills the more likely workplace accidents are to occur. Ensuring that employees understand that English for construction workers will help employers in 3 major ways:Read more
Why is On-Site Advanced English Training Important?
How can Advanced English Training on-site help your workforce?English is not only the de-facto work language in America, but also the dominant corporate language worldwide. The ability to effectively write and speak English is a boon to professionals in any international company. Learn how on-site Advanced English training can help your LEP workforce to...
Do You Use These Commonly Misused Words?
Have you ever told someone that you literally died from embarrassment? Most likely – and you’re not alone. However, this phrase happens to be incorrect English. Colloquial English is littered with misused phrases and words that, in the wrong setting, can make extremely smart people seem very dumb. Unfortunately these words are often used in the context of trying to sound intelligent or knowledgeable about a subject. For ESL learners, perhaps nothing is more embarrassing for than being called out on improper English when they are trying to make a good impression – especially in the workplace.Read more