Poor English a major handicap

  • Nation
  • Sunday, 15 Nov 2015

The problem seems to be more acute among fresh graduates. Their level of proficiency does not command the confidence of employers to hire them.- Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan

PRIZE mistaken for “price” in corporate texts. Technicians struggling to explain to their superiors about factory operations.

These are just a few real-life examples depicting the poor standard of English among Malaysians at work today. And as they show, this weakness inflicts all sectors.

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