Languages & Cultural Blog

Leah Simon

 “To have another language is to possess a second soul.” This famous quote by Charlemagne is especially significant in an increasingly globalized world, where functionality in multiple languages may be considered as the passport of a true global citizen. Therefore in a world with over 6000 spoken dialects, what languages would be the most useful to maximize communication?

Leah Simon

May 30, 2017

Although the four years spent at college is a stark contrast to the first 18 years, hundreds of thousands of students graduate every year from universities across the world, and go on to lead successful lives and careers.  Alternatively, there also remain those that do not make it through the rigors of college life.

So what makes a good student and how does one go about successfully completing college?

Leah Simon

Even with state-of-the-art virtual contact center software with every feature available, the precise equipment, and numerous reporting dashboards, an effective call center is only ultimately as good as it agents. Statistics from the 2016 Customer Engagement Index survey conducted by [24]7 showed that 47% of customers were likely to take their business to a competitor within one day of experiencing poor customer service, with 79% following within a week.

Moaz Khan

May 29, 2017

Ramadan is a holy month in the religion of Islam and is marked by a time of required fasting. Observance of Ramadan is one of the Five Pillars of Islam.  Ramadan takes place in the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, which is lunar-based., and therefore falls on a different date in the Gregorian calendar every year. 

Here's our quick guide to useful phrases you should know in Arabic during the holy Month of Ramadan.


May 21, 2017

Every year, fresh graduates enter the workforce aiming to put their hard-earned degrees to good use. Very often, the graduates tend to rely on the academic excellence to score top positions in top companies. While this might have worked in the past, the global job industry is changing and with that, more companies are demanding a lot more than knowledge gained from a students’ time spent in university.

Here are the top 10 skills that will help you to impress your prospective employers. Put on your Positivity Cloak - game on.

Sue Brett

May 19, 2017

Very nice. Very good. Well, that's all very well but boring! Learn how to impress your friends, family, teacher or boss with 50 ways to replace very + adjective with a superlative, top-notch adjective.

One of the biggest challenges in language learning is how to avoid repetition. We know we need to learn the grammar, but what we all really want to do is have fun communicating.

 So here's our cheat sheet to "excellent" adjectives!

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