Learn Japanese Or German To Get Ahead In Life

Now, this is an interesting concept. A recent study has found that there is a correlation between speakers of languages who make a weak distinction of time in the future and their future health and wealth. For instance, Japanese, Chinese and German languages don’t refer to the future explicitly. Therefore, those who speak these languages, and who have a weaker distinction between the present and future, are more likely to be better prepared for their future and also lead healthier lives.

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Winter Warmers! Stay In With A Language Course!

bbc talk portugueseIt’s that time again, when the nights are drawing in, it’s getting a bit frosty and cold and Christmas is just around the corner! But before we even think about Christmas presents, why not keep warm by staying in and learning a new language or brushing up on one? We have a great choice of bestselling language courses to suit most ages, tastes and levels.

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‘Glocalisation’ Is The New Language Of The Internet

According to a recent online article, the main ‘language’ of today’s internet is not English, Mandarin or Spanish but something called ‘Glocalisation’. Language-specific websites are important for targeting particular countries and markets but what is becoming more apparent is the need for greater awareness of the cultural sensitivities in each country targeted, as well. Even local communities in different countries are adopting their own online standards and behaviours when it comes to how they read and use the internet.

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World Cultures

Language and culture go hand in hand!

While you’re learning a language, it is critical that you learn about the culture and people of the country where it’s spoken.   The good news is that it is quicker to find out about the etiquette and customs of a country than it is to learn their language! language advantage has selected the top 10 best and most innovative books about world culture.


01 Lonely Planet country guides

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02 Culture Shock!

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03 Culture Smart!

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04 Doing Business with…

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05 Living and Working In…

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06 Hofstede

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07 Trompenaars

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08 Xenophobe’s Guide

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09 Other Culture books

the-undutchables-culture-bookfor more information and to buy more culture books, browse our Language Advantage Culture shop on amazon.co.uk>>
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