What better way to learn a new language than immersing yourself in a country? You will not only learn a new language but also have an amazing experience, discover a new culture and open your mind to other points of view.
Nowadays, many universities or companies understand the richness of learning a language in another country and are sending their students or workers to a language school.
But what should you think about when you send a group to a language school? Read more
Today there seems to be a widespread belief among managers that management practices are either good or bad, but universal in any case. To me this has become a strange idea..
Since 2007, Sydney English Academy (SEA) has sponsored students from one of the world’s newest nations: East Timor. It is SEAS’s hope that these students return to their country with a language and a cultural experience that will benefit not only themselves, but also their wider community. Read more
An ongoing project of mine is to document the cultural differences between my host families and students from different countries, to highlight the problems each might encounter as one culture rubs gently against the other, and to offer solutions, or at least a degree of preparation, in order to avoid embarrassment or misunderstanding. Read more