Monthly Archives: June 2016

10 Common Phases in Spanish Nurses can use at Work

Nurse scaledThere are times when knowing a few phrases in a foreign language can make a big difference at work. This is certainly the case for nurses, who sometimes get Spanish speaking patients who are still in the process of getting a hold of English. In this article, we’ll go over 10 common phrases nurses can use at work, as well as a few vocabulary words that may also be useful.

Since these phrases will generally be used in a professional environment, they’ll have a formal tone that can be used to address patients or customers at work. Let’s get started with the first one… Continue reading

Tips for Mandarin Beginners (Part III)

Chinese books scaledTip 3: Reading

Reading is another way to absorb information, reading is more formal than spoken language. Which is why you need a higher level of understanding of the language with written words, phrases and idioms. The easiest way to remember these is to set up a collection note book and keep the words in different categories, for example, adjectives, adverbs, verbs, nouns and so on. Keep topping up your collection with new higher level words every few days, finally you will have created your own useful word collection. Continue reading

Tips for Mandarin Beginners (Part II)

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Speaking is the main aim when learning a new language. 80% of information is transferred through speaking. There are a certain number of words, phrases and idioms that you need to learn to get by when speaking a language. You do not need to know every word in a language to communicate effectively. Read on for some ideas to help your speaking:

Practical Tips:

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