intelligence agencies have been desperate to recruit people with language skills
since they were criticised after the Sept 11 attacks for not having enough spies who spoke Arabic and Asian languages.
In non-English speaking countries, overcoming this anxiety necessitates greater emphasis on improving English language skills
, so that the need to use them will not cause an affective barrier.
The research revealed nine out of 10 Liverpool businesses felt they could benefit from increased language skills
among their employees.
Key tactics include the use of native speakers at all trade fairs, employment of staff with language skills
, recruitment of local agents and the translation of its website into other languages, currently French and German.
BCI policy adviser Kasia Kurowska said: "The event has reinforced our own research that demonstrates the growing need for the development of language skills
in young people.
Many migrants to this country already do much to try to improve their language skills
before they arrive.
Researchers have little understanding of the brain malfunctions responsible for autism, a neurological disorder characterized by repetitive behavior, decreased language skills
, and an inability to form social relationships.
Occasionally, short courses or tuition in modern language skills
are needed at short notice and Unilang uses language trainers from its register of approved tutors.
This unique program allows language learners to practice newly acquired language skills
with native speakers of that language.
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Preschool children with relatively poor language skills
improve more if they are placed in classrooms with high-achieving peers, a new study has found.
Welsh-learning visitors to the museum in Llandysul, Powys, can use the pack, called Gwau Geiriau (weaving words), to help improve their language skills
in an historic and cultural context.
Children enrolling in kindergarten often lack the social and language skills
to excel, and parents often need help in changing that, the principal added.