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In my last blog post, I talked about some of the most common mistakes that non-native speakers make when they write in English
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Are you looking to refresh your language skills, but don’t know where to start? In that case, you are in the right place! In this guide, you’ll receive ...
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The key to all writing is to get your message through precisely and clearly. This is as true when you’re writing in a second language as it is when you’re writing in your mother tongue. The last thing you want to do is to distract your readers with grammatical, punctuation, or terminology errors. At AAC, we regularly proofread and copy-edit texts that ...
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In discussions about dyslexia and how it affects language learning – which is of course close to my heart as a language teacher – I am often asked: “If a student is dyslexic, how should it be taken into account in language learning? Is there something that all dyslexics share in a learning context?” ...
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A few months ago, AAC Global acquired the language service provider TekMIL, and on January 1, 2017, we will begin providing the widest range of multilingual communication services in Finland, including language and cultural training, translation and interpreting, and digital content marketing solutions for any language. But what will this mean for our customers? What changes will ...
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It’s a rare business that doesn’t require any understanding of languages, and for most businesses, English has become their go-to option for international business communication. However, no one wants to fumble over words or make mistakes. What if I leave a bad impression? What if I say ...
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Although a common phenomenon, dyslexia (also known as “reading disorder”) has not been much written about. At AAC, we encounter an increasing number of pupils who struggle with learning due to dyslexia. One of our most successful students is Teppo, who works in high-end product development in a major Finnish corporation operating in international markets. Over the years, Teppo’s duties ...
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Sep 28

Language Used to Engage

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Storytelling, Language skills, Language training, Working life

by Blake Schumacher September 28, 2016 at 10:43 AM
When I was young, my mother took me to libraries and museums to listen to stories. The biggest thrill I had wasn’t at the end of the stories; it was the journey, the optimism, the promise that by committing to this voyage, you may receive big payoff at the end. I loved the tension created by the trek. Would the hero slay the villain? How will the hero go from rags to riches? How will a certain ...
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Language learners that are at an intermediate level often complain that they lack the vocabulary to express themselves eloquently. Many feel that they have mastered the basics of grammar and can make themselves understood, but they are constantly stuck using the same words. This frustration is often intensified by the idea that expanding your vocabulary necessarily involves learning long lists ...
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A need for personal service is not a sign of elitist character, but a natural phenomenon in a service society. Personal trainers have already proved their worth for people adopting a healthier lifestyle, but their popularity also demonstrates people's willingness to pass on responsibility to others. Changing your lifestyle is a major task that requires you to leave your comfort zone. This ...
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