Does the sole thought of standing up in front of people to give a presentation give you the creeps? Or do you feel your presentations are missing the final spark to fully captivate and convince your audience? Then look no further. We will assist you in improving your ability to speak confidently and deliver persuasive […]
Some interesting news pieces this week around language learning, the impact of Welsh on gas prices, Pokemon localization and a cross-cultural analysis of “fairness”. Language learning expands the brain Want to expand your brain? Try studying a foreign language! At least, that’s what Swedish researchers claim. Using MRI scans, they noticed a growth in certain […]
McDonald’s have managed to make a mess of their latest effort to target ethnic minorities in the USA with a billboard advertisement that means nothing. McDonald’s have had to apologise to the Hmong community of St Paul, Minnesota, USA after managing to produce an advertisement containing jibberish. Attempting to target the ethnic community they ended […]
Happy Valentine’s Day from all at Kwintessential. Here’s a small multilingual guide to saying those 3 magic words in another language!
A report out today suggests that students in the UK are not what the country needs in order to remain competitive in the global economy. The Global Skills Gap report by the British Council warns that the “UK economy risks losing global competitiveness”. Although the research is making headlines, including on the BBC, is anyone […]
Some recent findings by The London School of English show language and culture are still not getting the attention they deserve within companies today.In fact, the spirit of Basil Fawlty seems to live on within some British businesses! Despite the Government pinning hopes on UK PLC exporting, it brings into question whether UK companies are […]
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