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There is a Chinese proverb that states “Reading 10,000 books is not as good as traveling 10,000 miles.” [读万卷书不如行万里路] It contends that nothing replaces first-hand experience, particularly when it comes to knowing another place. My recent visit to Singapore has convinced me of the truth of this…
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United States multinational corporations are most likely to relocate employees for job assignments to the United Kingdom, Canada, and China, according to a Cartus survey released this month.
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Relocation Can Mean Less Time for Language Training Assignees moving to a new global location frequently face a double-edged sword when it comes to language. They know they need to master the new language, but they simply don’t have the time for the face-to-face, in-person training that would…
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What is the common connection between an engineer, a doctor, a police officer, a school guidance counselor, and a corporate account manager? At the recent World Language Beyond the Classroom Day at Newtown High School in Sandy Hook, CT, it became clear that a skill in a second language was a common…