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English — the Way to Go!

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The importance of English in the workplace are 4C's: Competitiveness, Convergence, Communication, & Community.

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'Speak English or Get Out'? - Huffington Post

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'Speak English or Get Out'?
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With English as a rising language of diplomacy, technology, and communications, some people wonder why Americans should even bother learning a second language at all.
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Interpreter finds his 'most fulfilling' work

When Adalberto Villalobos was told he was losing his job with the company he’d worked at for nearly 16 years, he didn’t get upset or angry.

He smiled, packed up his belongings in a single cardboard box and walked out the door — into a new career that he says is the most fulfilling work he’s ever done.

Now, Villalobos spends much of his day at the hospital or area clinics, helping bridge the communication gap between Spanish-speaking patients and English-speaking health care providers. He’s part of the field of medical interpreters that is seeing increased demand as the St. Cloud area becomes more diverse.

For the 43-year-old Villalobos, a native of Costa Rica who moved to St. Cloud 20 years ago, interpreting is a chance to use his bilingual skills, natural curiosity and love of learning to help people.

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