… is forecast to grow its number of speakers, and is the official standard language in industries like shipping and air navigation. Not only is it the first language of 1.2 billion people, but a further 600 or 700 million people use it every day as a foreign language.
Despite this, many native English-language writers struggle to communicate effectively with people whose first language is not English. At Baxter Lawley, we are used to writing for global audiences. Here are some of the key tips and tricks we have learnt along the way: