My Language Lab news

28
Feb

What’s your WHY? Once you know, we can help you!

Our students who know why they’re learning a language get results. Do you know what your “why” is? When learning a new foreign language, you need to identify why you’re learning a new language.  It’s easy to say that you want to learn Spanish because you’ve always wanted to or study English because you think it’s an important language. As
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11
Feb

Post Brexit thoughts: speaking a second language is a valuable commodity

It’s been 10 days since Britain left the European Union and there were mixed emotions across the nation. Amongst the huge celebrations, there were also tears for many reasons. From an economic perspective, there were concerns surrounding the impact of business, trade and the education sector. The focus for My Language Lab was mainly in relation to the education sector
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16
Jan

Brexit Update – Erasmus Student Exchange 2020

As we begin a new year and new decade, the academic year is one that should be filled with exciting advanced technologies and innovative systems to help our students. Instead it’s a feeling of negativity, which looms large due to Brexit. This will not only affect the educational sector within Britain but also students choosing to travel and study abroad. 
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6
Dec

Why do people choose Paris as a destination to live, work or study?

Known to many as the city of love and romance, filled with quirky cafés and tasty croissants, it’s clear why people decide on living in the “city of love.” It’s beautiful architecture, food and history draw people in from all corners of the globe.  After recently visiting Paris we decided to research in more detail about France’s economy, it’s education
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20
Nov

Introduction of MFL Teacher Bursaries by the UK Government

“The inspirational role of a talented, dedicated and committed teacher can never be understated and is the one constant that all of us can remember from our time at school.” - Education Secretary Gavin Williamson. The words from the UK Education Secretary will no doubt resonate amongst teachers in the UK. When you think back to your time in school,
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1
Apr

Vlog: How long does it take to learn a foreign language?

Watch our 1-minute video from founder Drew and discover how long it takes you to become fluent in a foreign language. Drew discusses the various factors that determine how quickly you can learn a new foreign language. By dedicating one hour a day to language learning, your pronunciation skills, everyday vocabulary, foundation grammar and verb skills will all be improved

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26
Mar

The Erasmus exchange program – understanding the real benefits and the impact of Brexit

“Currently 53% of UK university students who do learn abroad, do so through the scheme [Source: BBC] That’s a large percentage of UK university students studying through the Erasmus exchange programme. As explained in El País, the Erasmus exchange program is considered a life-changing experience for many students. The numbers speak for itself – in total, Erasmus has hosted around

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2
Oct

Will EdTech Become A Global Standard In The Way We Learn New Languages?

Research carried out by London & Partners shows that EdTech is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK. The industry’s worth is predicted to reach around £130bn in 2020. So what’s all the fuss about? Why have we seen an increase in investment for this area of education? Described as digital technology that will change and enhance the

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