From an article by Anya Kamenetz: 6 Potential Brain Benefits Of Bilingual Education Part of an ongoing series exploring how the U.S. can educate the nearly 5 million students who are learning English. Brains, brains, brains. One thing we’ve learned at NPR Ed is that people are fascinated by brain research. And yet it can be hard to point to places where
More about Learning with Flashcards
The Flashcard Method This method is used to efficiently anchor new vocabulary in your long-term memory. While there are online courses and software that offer this method for language learning, you can also apply it using simple means at home. You need: cards on which you can write words / short phrases on both sides a box that can be
How – and What – do We Learn Most Quickly?
We learn the things that truly interest us most quickly People learn new information and store it most efficiently in the long-term memory, if information is combined with topics that engage them. This is because our subconsciousness prioritizes the storage of information, and our subconscious reacts to information rather emotionally than rationally. For example: An ardent football fan can often
Language skills deficit is damaging diplomacy, warns British Academy
See my other Blog : March Reports It is a very interesting article!
Have a Plan!
“If you fail to plan… … you plan to fail!” It is important to have a plan for your language study. Sticking to a plan – making it part of your life – makes study easier and gives you a sense of progress. A plan also helps you to document… All things you can do to help reach your goals
Alpha Method Intensive Training
The training methodology used is an expansion of “Super Learning” developed by Georgi Lozanov. This methodology exploits, as an essential component, audio-visual relaxation techniques that enable what is named a “mentally active state of relaxation” – or the “Alpha State”. Super Learning, however, is based solely on audio data input: i.e. by hearing. The Alpha Method expands on Super Learning.
Issues of Global Corporate English
Issues of Global Corporate English „English is the international language of this corporation.“ „English proficiency is a strategic priority.“ Such statements regarding corporate strategy and English language proficiency are common — and can strike both managers and employees with consternation. The mission sounds a lot easier than it is — and global corporations have been struggling with it for decades.
Vocabulary training with Quizlet.com
Quizlet.com offers free accounts for training language vocabulary! There are thousands of sets of vocabulary that you can study and learn by using these features: flipping through flashcards – with or without audio spelling words you hear taking quizzes that you can configure yourself typing in the right translation, and… playing games matching words / phrases with their translations Quizlet
Welcome to Synlexis!
Are any of these situations familiar to you? You want to take the next step on your career ladder. What you need is sales experience abroad, and a subsidiary in Spain offers the perfect opportunity. Do you speak Spanish? A French corporation has just taken over your company. Significant changes in the company’s management and culture are imminent, and French