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Learn From Other’s Mistakes Why Foreign Assignments Frequently Fail

A foreign assignment is one of the costliest investments a company can make in a single employee.

Costs can run from about $400,000 to more than $1 million a year, according to the Society for Human Resource Managers. Yet, between 40 percent to 50 percent of foreign assignments are unsuccessful (higher in some developing countries), costing businesses hundreds of millions a year.

Learning Another Language: It’s Good for Business and Good for You

Business travelers who know a foreign language are a big plus. It can also be a boost for the employee’s career.

Why Canada is the Best Place to Learn English

Canada is the greatest country in which to learn English. We have the natural beauty, we have the metropolitan cities, and we have a brand of English that is the most sought after in the world.

The Language of the Body

Although language plays a big part in communication, the majority of how we interact with one another is through the gestures we make with our hands, the body position we take, or the way in which we curl our lips. While it is easier to use language to communicate false statements body language almost never lies. You might just be saying you are having a wonderful time on that first date, but your arms are crossed, your brow is furrowed, and you don’t make eye contact at all. 

Berlitz Toronto in Focus: New Location in Downtown Core

The Berlitz Toronto Learning Centre has recently moved to its new office to continue to offer its innovative language training services to the surrounding business community.

Berlitz Calgary Learning Centre In Focus: New Location in Downtown Calgary

Berlitz Calgary Learning Centre is proud to announce its new location where it can continue to provide its innovative language training services to the great city of Calgary.

Best Languages for Kids to Learn: French, Spanish, German, and Mandarin

So you want your children to learn a new language, but don't know which one to choose. Here are the top four languages to learn for kids and teens.

Berlitz Montreal Language Learning in Focus

The city of Montreal is perhaps one of the best places to learn a new language. Montreal has two official languages (French and English) and is a major destination for students and travellers from all over the world.

Ottawa Language Learning in Focus: Excellence in Language Training for Governments

In government being able to communicate effectively in more than one language is an essential skill to have. The Berlitz Ottawa Learning Centre has been the location for officials to learn a new language.

Learning a Language in the 21st Century

Learning a new language in the 21st Century is now easier than ever. With Berlitz Virtual Classroom we make it easier to learn wherever and whenever you want.

Easiest Language in the World to Learn Berlitz

Some languages are easier to learn than others. That is a fact. But are their languages by their very nature that are easier to learn over others? Find out...

The Advantages of Being Multilingual in the New Global Economy montreal gazette post

It wasn’t all that long ago that Christopher Thomson was struggling to understand the most basic French phrases.

Making Yourself More Marketable with a Second Language

Competition in the work place is getting more and more competitive. Countless young men and women are looking for work.

4 Reasons Why Your Child Should Learn a New Language

Parents today are always looking for an edge for their children in a constantly evolving and competitive society.  One way to provide an advantage for your children is through learning a new language at a young age.

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