Business Language

Thinking of Doing Business in Germany? Read Our Top Tips

  5 Essential Tips for Doing Business in Germany by Teva Serna Extremely organised, punctual, disciplined, bureaucratic, dogmatic…..the list goes on. Clichés on German business culture are widespread. But are they really accurate? What do you really need to know before a business meeting in Germany? As the largest economic power in Europe, Germany has… Read more

Thinking of Doing Business in France? Be Sure to Read Our Top Tips

  Top Tips for Doing Business in France by Teva Serna Hoping to conclude a deal with a French client? Preparing for a business meeting in France? Whilst careful preparation of negotiations can take you a long way, if you are not familiar with certain French business etiquette you may be placing yourself at a… Read more

How Developing Language Skills Can Benefit Your Employer

How You and Your Employer Can Mutually Benefit From Language Training by Teva Serna Ever felt that you could close a deal with your Chinese counter-part if you knew a little Chinese? Or that you could develop a portfolio of German clients if your German was stronger? Learning foreign languages can benefit both your career… Read more

5 Essential Tips for Doing Business in Spain

Are You Fully Ready for a Business Meeting in Spain? by Teva Serna If you are preparing for a business meeting with Spanish partners or looking at concluding a deal in Spain, you have certainly looked into the details of the contract and prepared your negotiating arguments. But have you thought of how meetings are… Read more

How Learning Languages Benefits your Business

How Learning Languages Benefits your Business (even though everyone speaks English) by Teva Serna It’s a well-known fact that English is the international language of the world, and the official language of business for all international markets. Managers and directors across sectors know and use English, not only because they are expected to, but because… Read more

Surge in Professionals Learning German

German Course Uptake Increases by 30% Year on Year Back in June 2016, after the Brexit result, we talked about the possibility of Germany becoming the new UK. With its low unemployment rates, low cost of living, and its tolerant policies, Germany looked set to attract those who were previously considering a move to the… Read more

What is Language Training for Specific Purposes?

What is Language Training for Specific Purposes? And why you may need it. Communicating in a second or third language in the work place is routine for millions of people across the world. Whether your role involves instructing, negotiating, informing, serving or clarifying, the necessity to do this in another language is now common place… Read more

Language Training Trends for 2016

Language Training Trends for 2016 1. Languages for business A large majority of businesses across the globe continue to recognise the need for language skills when positioning themselves in international markets and in a recent survey 79% of businesses said they think language skills are critical for business success. In 2016 the key areas include… Read more

Sound-bite Savvy or Back-Office Banter?

What level of Business Language do you need? Different business contexts require different levels of language proficiency. Sometimes it is difficult to know what level you are aiming for in order to be able to communicate in a particular context or situation. In order to make learning goals more understandable we have taken some typical… Read more