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The Latest Language Insights from SIMON & SIMON

16 March 2021

Languages are always changing, and English is no exception. With every year, new words are created and perhaps even added to the dictionary, giving them a sense of permanence in a changing world.
In this article, the first of two on how English has changed and continues to evolve, we explore how and why new words enter our lives. We also take a look at a few of the more unusual business terms that have appeared in recent times.

02 March 2021

Every month this year, we will be turning our focus towards one of the core languages we love to teach – looking at the language’s potential for business, considering a few facts and figures to put its global prospects in context, plus sharing some tips to help you get started. This month we take a look at the primary language of the UK, English, and consider how significant a strong understanding of business English can be for growing a business’s prospects around the world.

05 May 2020

English is the global language of business, the most widely spoken language in the world, and the native language of some of the most inventive scientists and engineers the world has ever seen – but it can also be tricky to learn until you master some of its golden rules and irregularities.

In this article, we explore English language and culture via cups of tea, irregular verbs and a trip to the seaside.

23 July 2019

The English language has evolved into more than a language, it is a method through which people can connect worldwide and advances in science, industry and technology have added a wealth of complexity to modern English. Discover how the Industrial Revolution and subsequent revolutionary advances have contributed towards the dominance of English in the modern world.

02 April 2019

As James Joyce once said, “a man’s mistakes are his portals of discovery”. It is a fact that we learn from our mistakes, it should therefore follow that mistakes take a significant role in the language learning classroom. Every language trainer has a preferred method of error correction, but it’s always good to mix things up and try something new – take a look at my recommendations.

25 October 2018

In this blog we’re going to assess the dynamics of a language, by looking at how English has changed and is changing. Keeping up with contemporary language alterations ensures that your brain is constantly downloading the latest language update.

Whether you’re learning a language for the first time or are looking to develop your existing language skills, call SIMON & SIMON today on +44 (0)20 7821 0999 to discuss the best language training course for you.

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