Bridge Brazil Director, Monica Szwarc speaks up on Language Barriers in Brazil.

In a recent article in the Rio Times online, BridgeEnglish Brazil director, Monica Szwarc, talked about the troubling language barriers that many Brazilians encounter, and how it is negatively affecting business in Brazil.

A report by the Economist Intelligence Unit states that 74% of Brazilians businesses have admitted to financial losses due to the failure to communicate cross-culturally.

However, there is hope for the future, as many young Brazilians are learning English and government programs have shown increased awareness towards the need of English proficiency.

Read the entire article from the Rio Times Online.