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The language most want to speak fluent in the UK is Spanish

After a well dedicated survey done by TravelSupermarket.com the language most want to speak fluently is Spanish (24 per cent). It was followed by the French and the Italian language I have read this morning in a short article in the Daily Express. This article wrote by Nathan Rao (Consumer Affairs editor) it was actually quite interesting and revealed some of the most frequently used mimes when we are abroad. Example: pretending to write in your hand to indicate you want the bill. That article Read More +

Educational problems in South Africa in some Primary schools

No hope for teachers in a Primary School. Great headline to read in a newspaper of a developing country. Another more amazing fact from this article, which says that repeated studies show that the majority of primary school teachers are not even able to do fractions. There are not fractions found in calculus, normal everyday fractions. I think South Africa is a country that is going forward even when most of the world most well-off countries seem as though they are starting to bite the Read More +

Nepal School using a bilingual whiteboard

A bilingual whiteboard has been used in the Ullens School in Kathmandu. This is my opinion about a very interesting article I have read that it was recently wrote by Helen Swire. She is talking about how to adapt interactive materials to teach Nepali and English simultaneously. She is first giving a background about the Ullens School in Kathmandu. Apparently is the first school in Nepal to teach the International Baccalaureate. However they also teach their mother tongue Nepali. Nepali language is really difficult to Read More +

Michael Gove proposes teaching foreign languages from age five

It is a great article and discussion forum this morning in the The guardian The education secretary says during the conference interview: “Thttp://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2011/sep/30/michael-gove-teaching-languages-conference?commentpage=all#start-of-commentshere is a slam-dunk case for extending foreign languages, and we just need to speak louder in English. It is literally the case that learning languages makes you smarter. The neural networks in the brain strengthen as a result of language learning.” We are not going to comment anymore just read yourself here: The guardian  

Spanish Lessons and Spanish Tuition for children

Amazon.co.uk Widgets Amazon.co.uk Widgets School-e Ltd offers Spanish Lessons for children and we have been teaching Spanish in after school clubs and as part of the curriculum in Manchester schools for the past eleven years. Overall we have over 20 years experience with children. Our Spanish lessons in the schools enable children to understand and speak useful everyday Spanish, so that they can do things like greeting friends and saying how old they are. Research has shown that learning another language is not only useful Read More +