Archive for July, 2014

Putting language into practice

Putting language into practice

The last couple of months have been pretty hectic with barely any time at home except to re pack the bag do some washing and head away again. Thankfully though the TOTALe companion app has been keeping me going with my French course as all the hotel rooms blur into one.

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Manifesto For Languages Is Positive News To Boost UK Skills

Manifesto For Languages Is Positive News To Boost UK Skills

Policies to encourage continuous language learning in education and employment can deliver economic benefit. The cross-party group of MPs and Peers is calling on all parties to commit to improve foreign language skills in the UK through the setting of goals in education and an incentive to businesses to invest in language training for employees.

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The Best Book Set In… Sweden, sort of!

The Best Book Set In… Sweden, sort of!

Whilst we have many things to thank Sweden for, including the likes of ABBA and Ikea, the nation has also brought us many literary greats such as Pippi Longstocking and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. One set of familiar characters that may be lesser known for being Swedish-born are The Moomins.

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Off the beaten track…Rome

Off the beaten track…Rome

The capital of Italy, Rome is renowned for being one of the most beautiful cities in the world. With plenty of culture to sink your teeth into, all you need to enjoy this city is a good map and some comfortable shoes.

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World Cup Brazil 2014: The Lowdown

World Cup Brazil 2014: The Lowdown

We’re on the cusp of the 20th FIFA World Cup, which is for many fans the highlight of football fandom. With the games taking place in Brazil this year, there is just over a month of matches to go before we see who takes home the trophy in the World Cup Final.

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