Which is the most important language for business. On a global level the answer is English...there is not that much debate over this. But on a personal level, if you already speak English, the answer is any language - except English.
A language can be like a Tsunami. Intimidating, massive and overwhelming. It is endless and knowing where to start is a challenge. Some people are put off within ten minutes of trying. The sheer scale of the task puts them off. What if there was a way for even absolute beginners to learn how to make thousands of proper sentences in a foreign language within seconds?
he main reason everyone comes to Malta is obvious, the weather. With beautiful crystal clear waters and an exciting nightlife, Malta is clearly a lot of fun. The famous Paceville district in St. Julians offers students a chance to unwind after a day of studying.
When you're good but not that good at languages When Italians talk fast it can leave us learners behind There's a horrible mid-point in language learning when you're pretty good but not actually totally proficient. I have reached that point - and it's very frustrating and, as you will see, potentially embarrassing. When you're a beginner - native speakers can see that you're trying to speak the language and help you out. When you're fluent - well of course all is fine anyway. When you're halfway you are in lingo limbo. I speak pretty [...]
Over 10,000 language learners, teachers, translators, linguists, jobseekers and language professionals attend the show for an three incredible days.
Did you know that those who speak languages have better career prospects and can expect to be paid better? The jobs market is competitive and if you want an edge - get a language!
So what if there were some really good MFL games - and the way to score points is by learning words and making sentences in a foreign language? And what if the points enabled you to power a small car in a Race to Paris or Madrid? What would happen?
This underused technique can power your language learning At the weekend my 12 year old daughter took part in her first duathlon - swimming followed by a run. She is not a regular athlete (belonging to a club) but wanted to give it a try. On the way to the event she was telling me how she wasn't going to try that hard - just have fun and see how she does. Sasha and her friend running I watched her swim and then walked over to an adjacent field to be able to welcome her across the [...]