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What Is The Hardest Language To Learn?

While no language is simple to learn, those that are closely related to your native language are going to be easier to learn than those that are not. For example, an English speaking person will have less trouble (on average) picking up languages that are Germanic in origin (Norwegian, Dutch, Swedish, German) than those that are not. Languages that are...

T2T Thinkshops: Μία νέα σειρά πρωτοποριακών και δημιουργικών εργαστηρίων έρχεται

  Tα Τ2Τ  Δημιουργικά Εργαστήρια είναι ο νέος τρόπος να επικαιροποιήσεις τις γνώσεις σου, να αναπτύξεις τις επαγγελματικές σου δεξιότητες και να βελτιώσεις το εργασιακό σου περιβάλλον. Σε αντίθεση με τα παραδοσιακά εργαστήρια, τα Thinkshops έχουν ως συστατικό τους την δική σου σκέψη, τις ιδέες και την εμπειρογνωσία σου. Ενεργοποιούν την επαγγελματική σου...

Is it possible to learn a foreign language online?

I always wanted to learn foreign languages especially French, Italian and Spanish. Alas no time…Getting two university degrees, working and raising my two sons was not an easy task. My first attempt to learn French was quite an experience. It was some ten years ago when I enrolled in a French course in one of the best schools for adult education in...

Στη Λάρισα το 1ο Φεστιβάλ Εκπαίδευσης Θεσσαλίας

  Στη Λάρισα θα πραγματοποιηθεί στις 29 Ιουνίου 2019, υπό την αιγίδα της Περιφέρειας Θεσσαλίας, του Δήμου Λαρισαίων, του Συνδέσμου Θεσσαλικών Επιχειρήσεων και Βιομηχανιών και του Επιμελητηρίου Λάρισας, το 1ο Φεστιβάλ Εκπαίδευσης Θεσσαλίας. Φορέας διοργάνωσης είναι η Leonardo PCO.   Πρόκειται για ένα διεθνώς αναγνωρισμένο θεσμό, όπου...

Why do Language Learners Stop Lessons and why do we care?

Whenever I have to teach adults, most of the times I find out that they had English lessons some time in the past, but for various reasons they quit. When dealing with restarters, in the beginning I ask them these two questions. Why do you need English? Why did you stop learning English?   By Blerta Matina Tartari   Okay, it makes sense to ask...

The 26th TESOL Macedonia – Thrace & Northern Greece Annual Conference

As a person who is addicted on CPD and loves attending conferences I have often wondered what makes a conference worth attending. Could it be the top–notch plenary speakers, the innovative presenters, the enthusiastic audience, the desire to share ideas with colleagues or simply the excitement of reconnecting with old friends and the opportunity to...

When is the best age to start a foreign language?

    All  researchers  agree that the earlier a child starts learning a second language, the better, for more reasons than  one.  Some researchers say that second language acquisition skills peak at or before the age of 6 or 7.  Others claim that this window extends through puberty.  But, they all agree that it’s much harder for a child beyond puberty to...

How young children learn English as another language

    By Opal Dunn, educational consultant and author   Young children are natural language acquirers; they are self-motivated to pick up language without conscious learning, unlike adolescents and adults. They have the ability to imitate pronunciation and work out the rules for themselves. Any idea that learning to talk in English is difficult does not...

Teaching English to pre-school children

Teaching English to pre-school children can be daunting for teachers new to this age group. Young children have shorter attention spans than older children and adults, and they’re still learning their mother tongue. But teaching these learners can be enormously rewarding once you’ve taken a few basic principles on board.   The importance of active...

LanguageCert achieves high profile strategic partnerships within one year of its international outreach

      LanguageCert is pleased to share its 2018 milestones in regard to important strategic partnership agreements, sponsorships and memberships.   Partnerships   LanguageCert  prides  itself  on  partnering  with  the  most  reputable  awarding  English Language Learning organisations thus proving its high quality and service...