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    Why Bad English is Bad for Business

    Close Up of Marketing Content

    English may have gatecrashed the official Luxembourgish language club, but it’s the life and soul of the party. English is everywhere: local news sites, government portals, social media campaigns. That’s because it’s good business: 47.9% of the population of Luxembourg are foreign. More than 170 nationalities live in the Grand Duchy. English is the most common language of the EU — 38% speak it as a foreign language. Worldwide, English is the language most taught as a foreign language. But because of this melting pot, the standard of English can be bad. It’s forgivable in a social setting — if we avoided making mistakes in a foreign language here, we’d never get anything…