Why native English speakers are the world's worst communicators!
“A lot of native speakers are happy that English has become the world’s global language. They feel they don’t have to spend time learning another language,” says Chong. “But… often you have a boardroom full of people from different countries communicating in English and all understanding each other and then suddenly the American or Brit walks into the room and nobody can understand them.”
Have you found that native English speakers can be hard to understand? If so, what are the most typical problems you have understanding them? Is is the vocabulary, the speed or accent (or all three)? http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20161028-native-english-speakers-are-the-worlds-worst-communicators