Modern languages or — "What's French for entrepreneur?"

Modern languages or — “What’s French for entrepreneur?”
By Donna J. Jodhan
 
There used to be a time when English was considered to be the most modern of languages mainly because of its popular usability but this has been changing over the last few years.  There are other languages that are now being considered as modern languages and this includes French, Chinese, and even Spanish. 
 
The use of English as a communication language has been slowly eroding on the Internet but nevertheless, it is still the leading modern language.  French is slowly creeping up there and anyone who is interested in reaching as many foreign language consumers as they can, that is, those whose first language is not English, should start to pay particular attention to these patterns of language use.  For make no mistake about this, the use of the English language is slowly on the decline and the use of other languages is on the rise.  It would be very interesting to see how much longer English could and would be able to remain as King.  I have an excellent reference for you to check out below and I invite you now to read on.

 
Modern languages or — “What’s French for entrepreneur?”
Times Online (blog)
… that in 2000 51% of web traffic was in English; now it is just 29% (and it is not just the growth of Chinese — whose share has increased by just 5%). …
Read more at:
http://timesonline.typepad.com/dons_life/2009/12/modern-languages-or-whats-french-for-entrepreneur.html
 
I’m Donna J. Jodhan wishing you a terrific day.
Donna J. Jodhan is the president of Sterling Creations
Now you can view blogs and editorials written by Donna at:
http://www.donnajodhan.blogspot.com (Donna Jodhan!  Advocating accessibility for all)
http://www.diversityintheworkplace.ca (monthly editorial on issues concerning diversity)
 http://numpadplus.com/blog/?page_id=7 (access and accessibility)
http://www.accessibilitynews.ca/acnews/editorials/donna.php (accessibility issues in Canada)
http://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com (under the editorials section, an international perspective)
http://www.onestopbookcafe.com (under the cafĂ© talk link) 
http://www.sterlingcreations.com/businessdesk.htm (important answers to consumers concerns)
http://www.sterlingcreations.ca/magazine.html (monthly editorial)
http://www.sterlingcreations.ca/blog/blog.html (blogs for language professionals and accessibility consultants)
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Donna Jodhan is an award winning blind author, advocate, sight loss coach, blogger, podcast commentator, and accessibility specialist.
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