The article "English - The Language of Global Business" is written by Dorie Clark. English is the most widely spoken language for business conversations. English is the language most people know. Scandinavians are some of the best at speaking English as their second language along with Dutch.
Other places in the world, they are far behind Europe and can speak English as a foreign language, such as Saudi Arabia, Thailand and Libya. Where it's probably a good idea to have your dictionary with you so you can understand them. It is very important that we can speak more than one language as it is important for the business area.
In America, only 10 percent can speak a second or third language. If you look at Asia, they do not speak English very well, but are good at understand English. Women are better than men to speak English and this is because they are better educated then men are.