Monthly Archives: May 2020

Why Healthcare Professionals Need To Be Bilingual

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Our world is becoming increasingly connected. Technology has helped to expose many of us to cultures we wouldn’t have had access to just a couple of decades earlier. International travel has also become less expensive, opening up a world of tourism and immigration to more of us.

Increased international travel brings with it the challenges of communication. Many countries outside the U.S. have excellent education systems and teach English as a second language.  However, there are still those travelers who may struggle with some complex conversations. As a result, there is an increased need for bilingual professionals in all industries.

Healthcare is one of the primary sectors that requires skilled linguists. The industry is responsible for the wellbeing of all members of the public, regardless of their own linguistic ability. We’re going to take a look at why bilingual staff are vital in healthcare, alongside tools and methods that are available to those professionals ready to upskill their communication abilities.

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– You feel embarrassed that you cannot talk to Spanish people whilst on holiday.

– You have tried learning Spanish before but found it too difficult.

– You lead a busy life with limited time for in-depth study.

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– Greet people in Spanish on your next holiday.

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The Lifetime Value of Learning a New Language

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While some people take to language learning like a fish to water, other people struggle with even the most basic vocabulary. Learning a new language isn’t a simple journey.

But when you feel like giving up (or are mustering the resolve to get started), remember the myriad benefits that come with achieving bilingualism or even multilingualism. Knowing the lifetime value of learning a new language makes it easier to pony up the investment of time and brainpower.

Perhaps you’re a monolingual living in an English-speaking country like the United Kingdom. You might think there’s no need for you to learn another language. After all, so much of the world speaks English these days.

While it’s certainly possible to get by just speaking English, you’re missing out on perks and opportunities that could enrich your life. From monetary value and demand in the workplace to utility with increasing globalization and making friends from around the world, knowing the lifetime value of learning a new language will make you eager to schedule an online lesson.

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