self esteem


Many non-native speakers settle for low level communication skills when they move to the UK for work. They often reach the point of acquiring ‘just enough’ speaking and communication skills to meet the minimum requirements of their jobs. However, their choice to settle means that daily communication and being understood is often a frustrating experience for them. In this episode I talk about the self esteem issues that are evident in people who settle for a low level speaking ability when they move to live and work in the UK.