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Post-Brexit Britain: German, French and the Financial Services

  As the financial services look to leave London en masse, how important will German and French be post-Brexit? As we approach the end of the year, March 29th 2019 and an EU without Britain as a member state looms closer. With Theresa May no nearer to securing a favourable post-Brexit deal several hundred banks… Read more

Being Fluent Is Not Everything: Know Your Industry Jargon

by Teva Serna “Idea shower”, “blue sky thinking”, “let’s touch base”, the list goes on. Have you ever heard these expressions but are still wondering what they actually mean? A good command of a second language isn’t always enough to be successful within certain sectors. Whether you are planning to work abroad, starting your career,… 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

Looking for ways to enhance your CV?

  Skill Up by Learning Languages by Teva Serna Whether you are looking for a job or just considering a career move, then making your CV stand out amongst the crowd is a priority in this wildly competitive market. Whilst your work experience and your core skills are important, additional skills – such as speaking… 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

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

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