The challenge of learning a foreign language
Are adults capable of learning a foreign language? How long does it take? Is it worth spending time and energy investing on this project? So many doubts, so many questions and one and only answer to treat yourself to a dose of optimism. Yes, it is always possible to learn a new language, time and commitment is all it takes.
Mastering a foreign language is not an impossible task, self-motivation and good disposition are your allies. But how does one overcome the initial obstacles to achieve a good learning outcome?
A learning strategy that focuses on the objectives and specific goals is among the key factors to succeed in learning a foreign language. Self-motivation to challenge oneself or to incentivise one’s working career, is also paramount.
The benefits of learning a foreign language are countless. If you are looking for the right reason to embark in this new adventure, here are some:
Protect your employability
Learning a foreign language for professional development will secure your employment status, boost your confidence at work and will set you free from constantly having to rely on translation software and dictionaries.
Advance your career
Not only is the ability to interact in English or in any other languages instrumental to your professional competence, it will also increase the chance of a promotion within your organization, whilst gaining a competitive edge in the job market.
Travelling will be more enjoyable
When you are ready to take the first steps, nothing will give you more satisfaction than displaying your new ability and accomplishments when conversing with someone in their native language.
A mind-expanding experience
Learning, thinking, writing and speaking in a language either than your own is a great way to broaden your mind, to look at things from a different perspective and to be more flexible and adaptable to changes.
Foreign language courses for companies: how they work
Investing some time and energy on a business language course can be highly beneficial to your company as it strengthens relationships with both, foreign business partners and clients.
The course provides the communicative skills necessary to liaise with confidence in a foreign language with firms which are based overseas.
The International Language Centre will assess your needs, taking into account your budget and the employees’ requirements, thus implementing the best language programme for you to reach your objectives.
Our strength lies in our teaching method, aiming to develop the necessary skills required by companies, encouraging its personnel to push performance to the best of their abilities.
Our centre offers tailor-made courses to company requirements. Business marketing and finance are just an example of the additional skills we practise during our lessons to assist firms in training their work force.
What we can do for you:
• Select the best course to suit your needs;
• Outline a course plan;
• Develop and implement course material and resources to facilitate learning;
• Setting realistic and attainable goals;
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