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Thais fear AC English barrier
« on: January 02, 2016, 01:56:17 PM »
Thais fear AC English barrier

Free labour market catches out those who can't communicate

Thais' poor grasp of the English language has generated concern among students, teachers and policy-makers, and comes despite the vast new employment opportunities promised by the Asean Economic Community (AEC).

According to the EF English Proficiency Index 2015 conducted by Education First Language Institute, Thailand is a non-English speaking country with "very low" English proficiency.

The English abilities of Thai people are ranked at 14th out of 16 countries in Asia and 62nd out of 70 countries worldwide.

full article: Bangkokpost
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