Scottish craft beer business, BrewDog, have kicked off French language training for staff with a basic and intermediate understanding of French.
CLT Ltd combines Intensive English Language training with an action-packed cultural experience in the beautiful Peak District, England.
With a group of restaurants and bars in London and throughout the UK, Wahaca brings a real taste of Mexico to our UK shores. MasterChef winner Thomasina Miers co-founded the restaurant group and it was born from her love of fresh, honest Mexican street food and her desire to share the experience with anyone who cared to join her.
In the UK, Valentine’s Day (14th February) is a traditional romantic celebration where many of us give chocolates, cards and flowers to our partners, lovers and friends but how is it celebrated around the world?
Mandarin can be a complex language to learn but you can try out some basic phrases with our tutor Lenny
There are many traditions and cultural nuances present in China that differ widely from what we are used to in Britain. If you are doing business in China it is important to understand some of these differences before going so that you do not offend or become offended!
We find ourselves facing an uncertain future in the lead up to the UK finally leaving the EU. According to the Office for National Statistics there are 2.28 million EU citizens living and working in the UK and many are understandably anxious and feeling insecure about their future.
Approximately 24% of workers in the UK Hospitality and Tourism industry are non-British nationals. Here at CLT Ltd we realise the major role that excellent communication skills play in this industry and understand that businesses employing a large percentage of non-native English speakers may sometimes struggle with this.
With two transfer windows taking place in the year, many football clubs are buying new players whose English communication skills need some improvement. When players sign for a club outside their native country, they are immediately faced with a language barrier as they try to deal with media coverage, communications on (and off) the pitch and a new culture. In the short term, clubs provide translation services for players to deal with the media but this often doesn’t extend to communication with teammates and managers.
Here we are in a world where we find ourselves needing to communicate more and more with people across the globe and it can be tricky if we don’t speak their language. Whether you are exporting your product to different countries and need a locally translated website, you need to send important work emails to your colleagues in China or you are giving a presentation to your foreign colleagues, it can be a costly and confusing minefield.