Interesting facts about languages, online language learning, language education hot subjects, etc.
Languages are a part of everyday life – whether you speak one or more, they are one of the main keys of communication. There are also a lot of fun facts about languages, and we bring you some of them: READ MORE
The major native dialects of English are often divided by linguists into the three general categories: the British Isles dialects, those of North America and those of Australasia.
The United Kingdom is probably the most dialect-obsessed nation in the world. With countless accents shaped by thousands of years of history, there are few English-speaking nations with as many varieties of language in such a small space. Dialects and accents vary amongst the four countries of the United Kingdom, as well as within the countries themselves. READ MORE
Fundamental ESL/EFL teaching principles which are easy to forget – or tempting to ignore
One of the essential principles of the language learning process – fundamentals that have been known and understood for decades but which we as teachers have sometimes failed to implement – is the pedagogical concept of Repetition. Yes, Repetition. To summarize: Repetition. READ MORE
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Students are inundated from a young age by pushy marketing tactics. They are justifiably skeptical about the objectivity of educators’ claims, so they often seek reassurance from others who have had to make the same decision that they are about to. Therefore, testimonials can play a powerful role in enhancing integrated marketing communications, particularly for international student recruitment. Unfortunately, testimonials are not used enough by educators, and when they are used, the messages are often polished, providing no authenticity. READ MORE
1. The Houses of Parliament are officially known as the Palace of Westminster and it is the largest palace in the country.
2. The Palace of Westminster has eight bars (where prices are kept cheap, thanks to the taxpayer), six restaurants, 1,000 rooms, 100 staircases, 11 courtyards, a hair salon, and rifle-shooting range. READ MORE
One look at models on a catwalk and we see them posing, walking, smiling, sometimes not smiling…but we very rarely see them talking. It is for this reason that the notion of language learning in the fashion industry might seem quite farfetched at first glance. However, after scratching the surface it immediately becomes clear that this is a very international business, and just like in any other international setting, knowing languages gives the players of the game an advantage over their peers. READ MORE