learning and development

American vs British Business Culture

American vs British Business Culture: Are They So Different? by Teva Serna Both the UK and the US share the same language. Both have strong historical, political and economic links. Both usually have the same international political agenda. But does this mean they have identical business cultures? Many assume that their cultural differences are negligible…. Read more

Most Popular Languages To Learn in 2017

by Teva Serna The Most Popular Languages: Start Learning Languages At Cactus Language Training, we provide fully comprehensive language training solutions. From assessing your language training needs to evaluating the progress your employees make by the end of each course, we constantly report on the return of your language training investment. Our solutions include: ✅… Read more

What Is The Best Age To Learn a Second Language?

  by Teva Serna Have you ever regretted not learning French when you were still a kid? Love the musicality of Italian but think it’s too late to learn the language? Learning a new language is usually seen as being easier for children than for adults. But is this really true? What is the best… Read more

The Benefits of Learning a Language

by Teva Serna Enjoy the Benefits of Learning a Language At Cactus Language Training, we provide fully comprehensive language training solutions. From assessing your language training needs to evaluating the progress you make by the end of each course, we constantly report on the return of your language training investment. Our solutions include: ✅ Language… Read more

Track Your Progress and Reach Your Language Goals

  Track Your Progress: How Tracking will Help You Reach Your Goals by Teva Serna Feel you’re not making any progress despite your best efforts to memorise those French conjugations? Unsure whether you should focus on building your vocabulary, or developing your listening skills? If you are a language learning beginner, you will experience substantial… 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

Can language apps replace face-to-face language training?

Language Apps More Popular Than Ever by Teva Serna If you are interested in learning languages and have done some research on how you can get started, chances are you have already come across various online language learning websites and mobile apps. Language apps have become a highly popular way to learn languages. With over… Read more

Benefits of Blended Learning

  Blended Learning: Can it Help Your Organisation? Blended learning is a term used with much frequency when it comes to potential solutions for training teams and large numbers of employees. But what does it really entail? And is it actually effective? In essence, blended learning combines traditional face-to-face tuition and training with remote and… Read more

The Rise of Scandi Languages & the Key to Work-Life Balance

  Why ‘Everyone’ is Learning a Scandi Language Since Denmark was named the happiest country in the world in 2013, and Nordic Noir TV and film has gained not only a huge cult following, but a huge mainstream following, with the transmission of Forbrydelsen (The Killing) in 2011, Cactus Language Training has seen a significant… Read more