As part of our commitment to the Business Language Champions Scheme, Language Connect is proud to partner with the Convent of Jesus & Mary Language College, in North London. We work together throughout the year to provide the students with insight … Continued
The Growth of Turkey
Turkey’s success is down to its economic focus on ‘service’ rather than agriculture.
As one of only 33 economies to grow during the recent GFC, Australia is a real success story–thanks in large part to its exporters. As a frequent attendee of export sector events, I am continually impressed by the government assistance offered to Australia’s dynamic export sector. But at times the sheer number of organizations, consultancies and programs available to Australian Exporters is overwhelming. Thankfully at the recent Import/Export On the Road Seminar Series, participants were provided with a (completed) jigsaw to show how all the government organizations slotted together—phew at last I was able to make sense of it all!
At a recent media conference following the closing ceremony of the annual National People’s Congress, current Chinese Premier Wen Jiabo was out-staged by his female interpreter, Zhang Lu, when she offered an eloquent rendition of a difficult line of ancient Chinese poetry cited by Premier Wen.
Governments are struggling to communicate the latest updates about Swine Flu to those who have little English proficiency. Communication across national boundaries requires adequate – and reliable – multilingual support across a wide array of media, and in nearly every country, across many languages.