Sometimes a fact comes along which is so far out of kilter with what you believed, it stops you dead in your tracks….and I saw one a few days ago in The Guardian about language learning. The article itself was about the mental health benefits of bilingualism. It was nugget tucked inside, however, that caught my attention. Before I reveal the answer, I am going to pose the question, to see whether you were any closer in your perception than myself…. What percentage of the world’s population do you think speak at least 2 languages? [...]
Marketers are adding a new and powerful tool to their magic mix of tricks and schemes to help us part with our money...foreign words! English so often the go-to language for marketers, is now making way for some foreign words when there is a need to conjure up authenticity, cultural depth, heritage and sophistication
"Always do your best. What you plant now you can harvest later" We're all trying to make our way in the world - achieve something, make a difference, provide for ourselves, provide for others. Sometimes it can get tough going and it's in those moments we need a few motivational quotes to keep us focused on the challenge. I just wanted to share a few that make a difference to me in my business. Always do your best. What you plant now you can harvest later Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% [...]
Many language systems are actually very poor. The result? You find it difficult, you become demotivated and start to believe that you don't have the skills to learn (which is simply untrue). The good news is, there are great resources available, if you know where to look.
"After playing two or three times with the same deck students have almost magically learned all the vocabulary, not only to write and read each word correctly but also to pronounce it right."Veronica Fernandez, Spain