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The Latest Language Insights from SIMON & SIMON

01 December 2020

Italy evokes images of culture, style and elegance – and it may also invite thoughts of delicious food and drink, such as pizza, pasta and gelato. In this article, we look at some curious facts about the Italian language and Italian culture, including the significance of fashion, the cultural impact of opera, and the diversity of regional dialects across Italy.

17 November 2020

Mastering the art of casual conversation is often the key ingredient that transforms your language skills from functional to fulfilling, helping you to develop and maintain long-lasting relationships across the language barrier.

In this article, we look at some conversational slang words and phrases that could add an extra dimension to your German language learning, helping you to connect more personally with your German friends and colleagues.

10 November 2020

When you want to learn a language, you generally have a lot of options to choose from. But where do you turn if you want to learn one of the rarer languages from the 7,000+ languages in the world?

The short answer is: turn to us! We provide language training in more than 70 languages, so if you have a particular and unusual request then we can help you find a solution. In this article, we share a case study of one such unusual request… where a student wanted to learn the ideal language for a move to Timbuktu.

03 November 2020

We have seen time and time again how quickly and effectively people can learn a language when working one-to-one with a language tutor or in small and sociable conversational groups. Both scenarios can be achieved in person or virtually, using technology to facilitate teaching rather than do the teaching.

However, app-based language learning saw a surge in interest during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown, so might apps offer an effective alternative way to learn a language? In this article, we consider the limitations of language-learning apps.

20 October 2020

Lockdown acclimatised many of us to near-revolutionary changes in how we live and work. Services such as healthcare, essential retail and postal services were able to continue to keep people healthy and supplied with the food, medicines and materials they […]

14 July 2020

Getting to grips with a host of unknown words is a part of the language-learning journey, but there are plenty of ways to improve your vocabulary without too much stress and struggle. This article introduces some effective vocabulary-building techniques that you can use to fast-track your language learning experience.

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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