Month: September 2011

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We’re No.1!

We’re No.1!

Appointments Bi-Language recently achieved first place in the recruitment review of a major American investment bank, yet again proving that our boutique and personal approach to recruitment assists even the largest, most influential organisations...
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The Influence of English on German and Italian

The Influence of English on German and Italian

We could pick almost any modern language to illustrate what could be called the linguistic “imperialism” of English: Japanese, Russian, Portuguese or Spanish, to name but a few. In this case, let us consider two — German and Italian. Unlike the ...
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Language Learning In England Is ‘Deplorable’

Language Learning In England Is ‘Deplorable’

Language teaching and learning in England is "deplorable" and declining drastically, a senior Church of England bishop has warned. The Rt Rev Nick Baines, Bishop of Bradford, called for the English to learn other languages to help deepen their un...
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The Rise and Rise of Mandarin Chinese

The Rise and Rise of Mandarin Chinese

China's growing importance in the world has convinced millions to start learning Mandarin, but how many will end up able to speak one of the world's most difficult languages? Earlier this year, a Chinese teacher in Shanghai said he was leaving Ch...
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Will the Gate to the East Close For Good?

Will the Gate to the East Close For Good?

As the centre of a previously globe-spanning empire, the UK and particularly London has benefited enormously from the diversity of its citizens who can trace their heritage thousands of miles to some fairly exotic destinations. This has always bee...
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