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Multilingual Internet

Upstream Upper 10. C1
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conducted
Peace talks and government negotiations are ............................................ in English.
impression
It gives you the ................................... that it is the world's most widely-spoken language.
fields
English certainly seems to be everywhere, from business to scinece and other ...........................
further
Yet English is the mother tongue for only 5.4% of the world's population, while a ........................... 7%of the world's population are proficient speakers of English.
near
This figure is nowhere .................................. the total number of people speaking Chinese languages.
including
More and more people are accessing the Internet nowadays, ........................................ many companies wanting to conduct e-business.
would rather
People ....................................... buy things online if they can order in their own language.
realise
Companies are beginning to .................................. that they will have to translate their websites for their customers.
exist
They ar unable to use automated translation systems, which already ....................... in the market, because the quality is not good enough for professional use.
customers
................................ with questions or problems will need to discuss matters in their own language.
format
Dates will also nee to be in the right ........................ to avoid confusion.
suit
They may also have to change their way of doing business to ................................... certain customers.
tend
The Japanese don't .................................... to give their crdit card details over the Web.
consideration
There are also legal issues to take into ....................................
pace
More and more material in different languages is being added to the Web at a fast .............................
well
The problems of language and culture could ..................... limit larger companies from expanding.
faced
Businesses all over the world are now ................ with this huge challenge.