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The Latest Language Insights from SIMON & SIMON

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.

04 February 2020

Overseas travel presents people with an amazing opportunity to immerse themselves in language – but a little preparation goes a long way! Our team member shares some of the language learning opportunities that come with travel.

15 January 2020

Every month this year, we will be sharing some useful information about the key dates in your HR diary for the month ahead. This January, we look at Christmas celebrations in Coptic and Eastern Orthodox traditions, as well as Chinese and Vietnamese New Year celebrations. We even enjoy a ‘wee dram’ of whisky with Scottish national treasure – poet Robert Burns.

22 October 2019

When you are looking to develop an overseas business relationship and waiting to confirm your first meeting, you might be wondering about whose office to meet at – do you invite them to you, or wait for an invitation to visit them?

Either way, your budding language skills and cross-cultural homework should see you through. But what if a neutral location is thrown into the mix?

In this article, we look at how you can navigate cross-cultural differences effectively and helpfully when you are in new and unfamiliar terrain.

27 August 2019

We spend a third of our lives asleep – is it possible to put that time to good use and speed up our language learning overnight? In this article, we consider whether sleep learning is scientifically viable, or just science fiction.

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