The U.S.A.’s Foreign Language Deficit

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Europeans have long been known for their relative fluidity when moving between languages; this is natural, given the density of nationalities, as well as profusion of romance tongues, found within the Continent. It is quite easy, for example, to travel in major northern and eastern European cities- e.g., Copenhagen, Prague, Stockholm, Berlin, Budapest- using English […]

Language Training Key for Global Professionals

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Communication is the cornerstone of any successful business, large or small. Having a language training program has become increasingly important as more companies are sending employees to work on international projects and assignments. These assignments are becoming more typical in the automotive industry, for example. Companies like BOSCH, Nissan, Michelin, and others have headquarters in […]

5 Tips for Learning a Language

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The new year is here and you’ve decided this will be the year you learn that foreign language you’ve always wanted to learn.  You have the motivation to do this, now you need to start off with the right habits.  Having the right habits in place provides a solid foundation to your future language learning. […]

More Than Merry Christmas

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It’s that time of year again.  The days are growing shorter, people are catching colds and flus, and end of the year holiday parties are happening in homes and workplaces across the world.  We talk a lot about adapting to an increasingly globalized world, so how do you celebrate the holidays at work when your […]

Bilingual Brain Boost

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New Research Points to Increased Cognitive Abilities of the Bilingual In our increasingly globalized world, being bilingual or multilingual has distinct advantages.  Being able to speak more than one language is beneficial for your business and professional ambitions.  When you learn a second language, you can meet new people and travel to new places.  In […]