The following article talks about how difficult it can be to change corporate culture when it contrasts significantly with the local culture. For example, I know from my teachin, how difficult it can be for people who have been brought up to treat people […]
The following article talks about why people take accent training and the benefits they receive from accent modification training.
Accent training: the finishing touch
By Stephanie McFeeters / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Lai Xu had studied English since she was a teenager in China. She had a Ph.D. in […]
In this Ted Talk video entitled The World’s English Mania, Jay Walker explains why two billion people around the world are trying to learn English. He shares photos and spine-tingling audio of Chinese students rehearsing English — “the world’s second language” — by the […]
Your language could be influencing your financial health.
In this video, Keith Chen gives a very interesting Ted Talk on how language affects how you view the relationship between the past, present and future. For many English speakers, as well as those from many other […]