The language makeup of Switzerland can help contextualize the findings and improve the understanding of the individual blogposts overall. In this contribution, we aim to summarise and point out relevant information concerning English in the workplace. Language Profile of Switzerland The Swiss authority of statistics published statistics concerning language use in Switzerland. They included […]
Have you ever been told that learning English will open up the gate to a successful career? In most businesses, a certain proficiency in English is the premise. Switzerland has a particularly rich linguistic environment, starting with four national languages (German, French, Italian, and Romansh). Could the “common” language English bridge the linguistic difficulties […]
In my early childhood, it was my dream to one day become a zookeeper and spend my days tending to a wide variety of creatures that co-inhabit our decaying planet alongside us. Life had another plan for me, however, and I began a journey that led me down the path of English and […]
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Have you ever had to work in together with other people on a group project? Have you ever wondered how a leader gets determined in a group-work setting? And have you ever wondered if the participants gender is relevant to leadership establishment? If you have answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, you would […]
Have you also noticed for a long time that English seems to be more and more a part of our lives every day? Particularly at work. All the major corporations seem to be rushing to hire employees with intermediate or advanced English skills. But which English skills do I need to pay more attention […]