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The Benefits Of Being a Polyglot

2021-03-29T18:37:51+08:00

What is a Polyglot? “A polyglot is defined as someone with a high degree of proficiency in 5 or more languages.” 40% of people in the world are monolingual. They are fluent in only one language and a majority of them are American, Brit, Aussie or Kiwi. They do not see the need to pick up a second language as majority of the world speaks English as their first or second language. Others have the luxury of growing up being effectively bilingual. This group of people (43%) is most noticeable in communities like the Hispanic in the US (English + [...]

The Benefits Of Being a Polyglot2021-03-29T18:37:51+08:00

The Language Advantage – How We Stay Relevant In Today’s World

2020-06-18T18:43:01+08:00

Picking up a new language is not as easy as it sounds. It requires time, patience and tons of practice. Learning a language is not just about knowing how to read, write and speak. A language at it's core, represents a unique culture and identity. As we are approaching the tail end of 2019, let us be reminded of the language learning goals you forgot about way back in 2018. It is all too common for us to form our own prejudice to people who are different from us. We tend to find the way they speak to be "funny" [...]

The Language Advantage – How We Stay Relevant In Today’s World2020-06-18T18:43:01+08:00

6 Reasons to Choose Singapore as a Destination for Studying English

2020-10-24T11:05:15+08:00

1 - Singapore is a modern and cosmopolitan city full of culture, historical sites, entertainment and great night life. 2 - Singapore people are famously open, friendly and easy going so you will have plenty of opportunity to meet local people and practice your English. 3 - The English spoken in Singapore is very close to British English yet it has its own character and melody. 4 - The city centre is relatively small to easily get around. 5 - Singapore has lots to offer to sports and nature lovers with plenty of sports facilities and parks, as well as lovely [...]

6 Reasons to Choose Singapore as a Destination for Studying English2020-10-24T11:05:15+08:00

The Loy Krathong Festival of Chiang Mai

2020-06-18T18:30:06+08:00

What is Loy Krathong? When we think of a Thai festival, the first thing that comes to mind is Songkran (เทศกาลสงกรานต์). However, there is another widely celebrated festival in Thailand known as the Loy Krathong festival (ลอยกระทง). The Loy Krathong, loosely translated as "floating container", is a nationwide celebration in Thailand but despite this, it is not an official public holiday. Loy Krathong falls on the 12th month of the Thai lunar calendar and differs every year. I would strongly recommend that you figure out the exact date of Loi Krathong before booking your flights to Thailand; if you plan [...]

The Loy Krathong Festival of Chiang Mai2020-06-18T18:30:06+08:00

How Difficult is it to Learn Thai?

2021-05-05T01:45:41+08:00

Is Thai Difficult? 'How difficult is it to learn Thai?' is likely one of the main questions individuals ask themselves when they are considering whether to learn the language. Obviously, the more difficult it is will mean it takes somewhat more time and require more hard work before individuals are able to communicate openly. Nonetheless, there is no straightforward response to this inquiry. There are a wide range of variables that will affect how troublesome it will be for you to learn Thai. We should take a gander at some part of the language that may make it difficult. Thai is a Tonal Language Upon learning, you [...]

How Difficult is it to Learn Thai?2021-05-05T01:45:41+08:00

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