“The UK’s education system is failing to produce enough people with foreign-language skills to meet a growing need from business,” according to the CBI.
This may be why we have recently been inundated with requests for language courses for staff and managers in companies across Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire. The number of international companies and importers is growing in this region and businesses seem to be recognising that investing in developing employees’ language skills is a wise decision that will bring long-term benefits. We are finding that the most popular languages are Spanish, French and German, with Mandarin becoming increasingly in demand. Continue reading →
Learning a new language is one of the top 10 most popular new year’s resolutions. Here are some tips to help you stick to your resolution all year round:
1. Book a trip or holiday to the country where they speak the language you are learning: If you know you are going to need to speak and understand the language this will motivate you to keep on learning and progressing throughout the year. Once you come back you will probably be even keener to continue with the language. Continue reading →