As the owner of a language school, I am always looking into new and different methods on how to teach a new language. While surfing the Internet, I came across a Ted Talk hosted by Lýdia Machová who considers herself a language mentor (she should be, she knows 8 languages and has decided to learn

Let’s face it, French is hard to learn. Its grammar is different than in English, and you have to pronounce things properly. But learning basic terms can help. So here is a list of 25 common words used in French. Word Definition auparavant Beforehand, previously bis a musical encore at the end of a concert;

Weird words in English

Wednesday, 25 October 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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Proverbs about languages

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 by

We decided to add a few proverbs about languages and learning a language (or two). To learn a language is to have one more window from which to look at the world. – Chinese proverb Those who know many languages live as many lives as the languages they know. ‒ Czech proverb One who speaks

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

There are more ways than ever to learn a language, but how do you find one that suits your learning style and routine? Here is a short article on the subject. http://www.theguardian.com/education/2014/oct/22/live-chat-how-to-learn-language Which method do you prefer?

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 ?

Most people don’t know how to use their Facebook Fanpage properly.  Here is a list of the 7 most common marketing mistakes. http://allfacebook.com/7-biggest-fan-page-marketing-mistakes_b43011 What are your thoughts ?

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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