It’s Official! Learning A Language At A Young Age Makes You A Better Multi-Tasker

It’s Official! Learning A Language At A Young Age Makes You A Better Multi-Tasker

Anglia Ruskin University has confirmed that learning a language in childhood will equip you with better multitasking skills than if you aren’t bilingual. Learning a language as a little one increases a child’s attentiveness and ability to juggle multiple thoughts and...
“The UK loses 3.5% of GDP in lost business opportunities due to poor language skills”

“The UK loses 3.5% of GDP in lost business opportunities due to poor language skills”

A lost 3.5% of GDP due to missed business opportunities. That’s a lot of money not landing on these shores as a direct result of our language skills being below par in an international arena. Our pre-Covid GDP in 2019 was £2.17 trillion according to Statista...
In the Staffroom: With Japanese Language Ninja Gill

In the Staffroom: With Japanese Language Ninja Gill

Welcome to the first of this year’s In the Staffroom. Introducing you to the people behind the scenes of La Academia, Manchester’s award-winning language school. Last month we spoke to our fabulous Gill. She told us how was beguiled by the Japanese language, after...
Fewer Pupils Learning a Language – Good News for Some

Fewer Pupils Learning a Language – Good News for Some

‘What’, I hear you cry, ‘How can it be good news that fewer pupils are learning a language’. Of course, there is a downside – but also an upside. And that’s what I’d like you to consider. . . First – some facts In England’s schools, entries for language GCSEs have...