700 Reasons: Reason #167

Reason: 167
With the numbers of foreign visitors coming to the UK, it is obvious that those who work in tourist-related industries really ought to have some knowledge of languages. . A good service can only really be delivered to foreign visitors if there are people on hand who can understand what they have to say and are happy to converse with them in their language, and not just in English
King, A., Thomas, G. (1999) The Guide to Languages and Careers (London: CILT)
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