The Americans and the British imposed English as second official language of negotiations against the resistance of the French. Their success had to have consequences of big reach.
And so English became the one only language of the treaty of Versailles, but also the official language of the society of nations stemming from the peace treaty. French preserved well a status of equality, but lost its ascendancy until then incontested
I.HISTORICALLY: ON THE SEA, TO THE WORLD
II.PSYCHOLOGICALLY : A BUSINESS MIND
IMPORTANCE OF ENGLISH IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS