Weird words in English

Mercredi, 25 octobre 2017 by

The English language is not as easy as everyone makes it out to be.  There are always new words that pop into our vocabulary. However, many of the following words have been around for quite a while, we just don’t use them because they are weird or sound funny. Abibliophobia The fear of running out

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Learning French

Lundi, 23 octobre 2017 by

As we are in Quebec, it is important to know French (even if English is the language most used when dealing with business matters). I was lucky enough to have learnt French as a child. However, a lot of you out there do not know this beautiful language. As an English instructor, the most frequent

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Have you always wanted to communicate with others in French? Perhaps, you have a business in the province of Quebec and you need to speak with your employees, suppliers, and/or other contacts. Are you planning to travel where the natives speak French? Wouldn’t it be great if you could ask them questions in their language

Social media has changed the operations of businesses, marketing, and customer service. According to a demographic study, 72% of all Internet users are now active on social networks. The common saying is “if you don’t have a social network profile, you may as well not exist.” If you want them to spread the word, you

Did you know that translation software helps translators when they have to translate a document ?  Here is a short article about Stanfors System which combines software with human intelligence to help improve translation. http://news.stanford.edu/news/2014/october/translate-human-machine-10-29-14.html Do you prefer using human translation or software to translate ?  Let us know.  

What does being a mystery shopper entail?  Here is a short article describing this interesting way to supplement your income. http://www.news.com.au/finance/money/mystery-shoppers-spill-the-beans-about-their-customer-experiences/story-e6frfmci-1226742167532 Do you think this helps companies make better decisions when it comes to their customer service ? What are your thoughts ?

20 ideas to modernize workplace learning

Mercredi, 09 juillet 2014 by

Do you know what you can do to bring the workplace more in line with modern day personal learning? Here is a short article about the 20 ideas to modernize workplace learning. http://modernworkplacelearning.com/activities/20-ideas-to-modernize-workplace-learning/ Do you the 6 key features of the way we learn today?

Here is a short article about 5 steps used to improve customer engagement on social media. http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/2647-steps-improve-customer-engagement.html Do you use any of these ?

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