2804, 2021

Interview with Startup Founder: Ruzaini, Headstart Language

By |April 28th, 2021|Categories: Thai|

With a vision to to become the go-to language school for language education in Singapore, education startup Headstart Language aims to develop students into multilingual speakers who can make a difference globally. I sat down with Headstart Language’s founder and CEO, Ruzaini to discuss future plans and how, together with his team, he is pushing for quality yet affordable language education for the masses. [...]

2310, 2020

The Benefits Of Being a Polyglot

By |October 23rd, 2020|Categories: Language|

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 [...]

1806, 2020

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

By |June 18th, 2020|Categories: Language|

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 2020, let us be reminded of the language learning goals you forgot about way back in [...]

1806, 2020

6 Reasons to Choose Singapore as a Destination for Studying English

By |June 18th, 2020|Categories: Language|

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 [...]

1806, 2020

The Loy Krathong Festival of Chiang Mai

By |June 18th, 2020|Categories: Thai|

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 [...]

1403, 2020

Unlocking the Beauty and Complexity of Thai Language: A Journey into Learning

By |March 14th, 2020|Categories: Language, Thai|

Introduction The Thai language, known as ภาษาไทย (Pasa Thai) to its native speakers, is a captivating linguistic tapestry that weaves together a rich cultural heritage and a unique script. Learning Thai is a rewarding endeavor that opens doors to a vibrant culture, beautiful landscapes, and the warm hospitality of the Thai people. In this article, we'll embark on a journey to explore the intricacies of the Thai language and discover [...]

1403, 2020

Mastering the Melodies of Vietnamese: A Guide to Learning a Language Rich in History and Culture

By |March 14th, 2020|Categories: Language|

Introduction The Vietnamese language, known as "Tiếng Việt," is a treasure trove of cultural richness and historical significance. As you embark on the journey of learning Vietnamese, you'll discover a language that encapsulates the spirit of a resilient nation and its warm, welcoming people. In this article, we'll delve into the captivating world of the Vietnamese language and explore why it's worth the effort to master. The Intricate Vietnamese Alphabet [...]




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