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14 “CUTE” TERMS OF ENDEARMENT FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

We’ve rounded up 14 of our favorite terms of endearment from different countries around the world. They’re sweet, romantic …and no, they aren’t “mi amor” [Spanish] or “habibi” [Arabic]  kind of cliché.   Maybe you’ll start using them with your loved ones, or *ahem* a special someone. Have a read and take your pick! 1. روحي [Arabic] How it’s said: rouhi Meaning: […]

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12 COMMON KOREAN WORDS AND PHRASES

Did you know? The Korean alphabet, known as Hangul consists of 14 consonants and 10 vowels and it literally takes only one session to learn how to read and write it! The Korean language is becoming more and more popular around the world because of Korea’s booming economy and of course it’s popular and addicting K-pop, K-drama and delicious food. Join […]

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10 EMIRATI WORDS YOU’LL HEAR (IN ALMOST) EVERY CONVERSATION

Marhaba is the simplest form of greeting that’s used across all the Arabic speaking countries. Yeah, you’ve heard it and if you’re living or have lived in the Middle East then you surely know it (and possibly use it too!). In the Emirati dialect, the word el-saa’ is added after marhaba making it marhaba el-saa’, which […]

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Effective Strategies for Corporate Language Training

Having a diverse workforce is necessary and a good strategy to excel in every department of a corporate organization. The only obstacle is the language barrier making it difficult to communicate effectively. It is not only problematic for members of a company but also creates trouble in interacting with other organizations. This gives rise to […]

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Navigating Language Barriers in Multinational Corporations

Multinational corporations operate in more than one country and have a lot of employees belonging to different cultures. This diversity in the workforce creates language barriers that can hinder or slow down corporate operations. What Is a Language Barrier? Before further discussion, let’s first understand what a language barrier is and what types of language […]

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The Connection Between Music and Language Learning: Creating a Melodic Vocabulary

Music and language are closely connected, and it is also assumed that both have some common origin. It is also believed that music was used to communicate in ancient times, and people used it to make themselves easily understood. Listening to music is one of the best ways to learn a language and retain the […]

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Are Your Employee Language Skills Holding Your Company Back?

Within an organization, language is crucial to creating a cooperative and friendly environment. On the contrary, the state of not being able to communicate well can be troublesome. It can get in the way of productivity, smooth functions, inter-organizational cooperation, and collaborative growth. As an employer or CEO, you may feel this linguistic restriction is […]

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8 Most Useful and Critical Languages to Learn for Your Career

Languages play a pivotal role in building ties with other nations possessing entirely different cultures. They are the most important tool in the evolution of international relations, that for most part, depend on communication. The same goes for trade and businesses that expand globally and provide career opportunities to people around the world.  In this […]