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    Can we speak in our own language during Group Discussion?

    The only problem which I have right now is speaking fluent English in the Group Discussion. So I thought if it is possible for me to talk in own languages other than English? Will that be allowed? Can you please let me know how to tackle these type of situation?

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    Re: Can we speak in our own language during Group Discussion?

    Hello,

    I can understand your situation.But you have no other option other than practicing more converstions in english.Because,in group discussions you wont be allowed to present your views in your mother tongue.If you try to speak in any other language other than English,they will either ask you to speak in English or will ask you to stop.It may hamper your chance to get selected.Dont take such a big risk! Try your best to overcome your fear and face it!

    Good luck

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    Re: Can we speak in our own language during Group Discussion?

    dear aspirant,
    generally companies don't encourage other languages other than english.if you are unable to speak english perfectly make a practice of it regularly.you can use few words in middle of your discussion rather than completely speaking it suggests your weakness in the language .i suggest you to improve speaking in english by watching english movies with subtitles,newspapers,novels,news channel and also by practicing in mirror can help you become perfect.

    All d best

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    Re: Can we speak in our own language during Group Discussion?

    I would like to inform you that during group discussion, you should follow the language which listeners can easily listen and understand else there will no use of speaking. Group discussion is the complete technique of being strong about your topic in detailed format, moreover it also consists of convincing others with your points and ideas. If the listeners are not able to understand you due to language barriers then there is no use of speaking and its almost difficult for you to overcome. So, I suggest you to practice more and more, I am sure you will surely achieve success in your GD round. where there is a will, there is a way.

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    Re: Can we speak in our own language during Group Discussion?

    hello sir,
    group discussion is generally conducted to test the speaking skills and how he/she communicates with the others in the group and the knowledge that he/she has on the following topic. one must use mostly English on rare occasion we can use own language in middle of your conversation in form of some quotes ,proverbs etc try to develop English language as it is essential by reading English newspapers,watching news chanels,movies with subtitles etc

    all d best

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    Re: Can we speak in our own language during Group Discussion?

    First try to be fluent in our english... Own language is not allowed in group discussion... Watch english movies learn how to speak and pronounce words... And the way you speak is very important, because its shows how you make your statements and how you communicate with others.... English is global language you need to really word hard to develop communication skills for job related opportunities...

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    Re: Can we speak in our own language during Group Discussion?

    hello friendAs you know that corporate culture has only one universal language 'English '.so other language will not be permitted.You are going to private company and also know that good personality and good communications are the main keys to open a lock of success.You should read more and more news magazines,newspaper listening radio news, watching videos which are having good communications matter and having also a lesson.this types source can be helpful and worthy to you.Regular practice over the mirror or conversation with friends is excellent job to improve listening and speaking English language.so try to adopt this in your daily life.thanks

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    Re: Can we speak in our own language during Group Discussion?

    hello friends...

    1)no,you should not speak in your own language

    2)you should and must speak in English only

    3)every one is looking to understand in English only

    4)every one is coming from different regions so those are not understanding your own lnaguages

    5)if you want to communicable with those persons you should and must speak the English in Gruop Discussion

    best of luck

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    Re: Can we speak in our own language during Group Discussion?

    Group Discussion means you all the members of the group has to talk over a same topic in same language and generally the language is English and therefore you can't take any other language for the discussion..........So, its better if you start speaking English and have good command over that........
    English speaking is not at all a tough work it just need some efficient practice then you will be able to speak English fluently...........
    Read English Newspaper watch English Movies and talk with your friends in English for better practice over speaking English...............

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    Re: Can we speak in our own language during Group Discussion?

    Hi friend,

    Actually in Group discussions language plays vital role. Language is medium of communication. In group discussions there might be mix of people from different locations. If you speak in your local language all the participants may not able to understand what you are saying.

    So it is always better to discuss in common acceptable language like English. The interviewer doesn't expect high level English. Use simple and approapriate words. Don't bother about grammer. Be genuine and give facts.

    All the best!!!

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    Re: Can we speak in our own language during Group Discussion?

    hello,
    it is most common problem for number of peoples. gd is all about checking your mind set up, your fluency over language.
    i think first you should check about company's criteria for hiring. if they require fluent spoken English students then i think speaking in any other language will harm you. but if it is small local based company and is hiring students for technical work or some specified work, then speaking in any other language will definitely benefit you.
    so it all depends upon company's criteria. so all you need is to check the company's background and their needs and accordingly react in interviews.

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    Re: Can we speak in our own language during Group Discussion?

    Hi friends,

    I think you can speak only English language.
    Every one understanding English language.
    Mainly you can improve your communication skills also.
    Every one coming in different region so they understand English language only.
    First you can speak fluently in your English.
    You can try daily speak in English.
    You can watch the NDTV,IBN,BBC also.
    You can daily read the English paper.

    I think you can defiantly speak in good English.

    Thanks!!!

    GOOD LUCK.............

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    Re: Can we speak in our own language during Group Discussion?

    you can't speak in your own language in a group discussion. you have to use english. well,you can use some words of your language in between. But that has a risk also. This point can also go against you.because of this you can lose your chance of interview.So, try to use english in GD.

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    Re: Can we speak in our own language during Group Discussion?

    Hii i want you first know the importance of english language all the competitive exams like cat xat and gre have more than 46% of weightage. So english is compulsory and mandatory,all the interviews are completely in english.. Companies generally test your communication skills ,and the way you share your ideas and how well you you communicate.. I suggest you immediately join spoken english institute read news papers for making better statements and also for improving your sentence formation.. Watch some english movie take one good movie watch it till you understand... In interviews speaking own language is not welcome/allowed.. Please don't neglect your english because its global language and also for your development in your career..

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    The only problem which I have right now is speaking fluent English in the Group Discussion. So I thought if it is possible for me to talk in own languages other than English? Will that be allowed? Can you please let me know how to tackle these type of situation?
    Hello friend...........

    I understand your situation very properly but there is nothing a way to complete your GD in your own language.So it is better if you try it in english it may not as your high expectation but you have to try it for your carrier.If you are lack in english then take a tutor and try to improve because in future if you dont speak in eglish where you work it may create some problem.


    Hope this information will help you.


    Thank you.

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    Re: Can we speak in our own language during Group Discussion?

    I must inform you that while in set debate, you need to follow the words that fans can easily listen closely along with understand altogether different now there cannot make use of speaking. Group debate is actually the overall strategy of remaining robust regarding matter in in depth structure, additionally what's more, it includes effective other folks with the details along with ideas. If your fans are not able to understand an individual on account of dialect barriers then there is not any make use of talking and it is virtually complicated that you can overcome.

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