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03 Apr: Conducting a Business Meeting Effectively in Your Learned Language:  Follow These Best Practices 

In today’s interconnected global marketplace, proficiency in a second language is no longer just an asset—it’s a necessity. Whether you’re sealing deals, negotiating contracts, or strategizing growth, effective communication in a learned language can open doors to new opportunities and markets. At ELAM, our mission is to empower corporate professionals with the linguistic skills and cultural competence needed to thrive in international business settings. In this article, we’ll explore the best practices for conducting a business meeting effectively in your learned language.

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20 Mar: Polyglot Pursuits: Tales of Remarkable Language Learners Throughout History

In today’s interconnected world, the ability to speak multiple languages is a valuable skill that opens doors to new cultures, opportunities, and connections. As the corporate language school ELAM continues to offer virtual language classes worldwide, it is essential to recognize the rich tapestry of language learning throughout history. Let’s delve into the fascinating tales of remarkable language learners who have left a lasting impact on the world with their linguistic prowess.

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06 Mar: Unlocking Language: The Power of Group Learning

Learning a language can be an enriching experience and doing so in a group setting can enhance the process even further. Whether you’re interested in mastering a new language for travel, work, or simply personal growth, joining a group can offer numerous benefits. Here’s a closer look at how learning a language in groups can be advantageous and some strategies for making the most of the experience.

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16 Feb: Elevate Your Meeting Vocabulary: 120+ Useful and Impressive Words for Meetings in English

Meetings serve as crucial forums for collaboration, decision-making, and progress within organizations. However, the effectiveness of a meeting often hinges not only on its agenda but also on the language used to convey ideas, negotiate terms, and inspire action. By expanding your vocabulary with useful and impressive words tailored for meetings, you can enhance your communication skills and make a lasting impact in professional settings. In this article, we’ll explore over 120 such words categorized by their utility and relevance in meetings.


31 Jan: The Ultimate Guide to the Best Language Exchange Apps and Websites of 2024

In the rapidly evolving landscape of language learning, staying connected with native speakers has become an integral part of mastering a new language. Language exchange apps and websites bridge the gap between learners and native speakers, providing a dynamic and immersive learning experience. As we step into 2024, let’s explore the ultimate guide to the best language exchange platforms available.


17 Jan: Why ELAM Has Been Doing Pre-Hiring Language Assessments for Over 20 Years! 

In the dynamic landscape of the global job market, where businesses are constantly expanding their horizons, effective communication has become more crucial than ever. Language proficiency is a key factor that directly influences the success of any organization. Recognizing this, many companies are now incorporating language assessments into their hiring processes to ensure they attract the best candidates who can seamlessly integrate into their multicultural and multilingual environments. 

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14 Dec: 12 Days of Giving 2023

Over the past four years, ELAM has embraced a heartwarming tradition: “12 Days of Giving.” Launched this year on Giving Tuesday and running until December 14, our team and clients embark on a journey of generosity, dedicating our efforts to support various charitable causes. It’s a time-honored tradition where our employees, teachers, and clients come together to nominate and choose charitable organizations. This year, as in the past, we have continued this tradition, promoting joy and making a positive impact on the world. Join us on this donating journey as we unveil the recipients of our giving this year, showcasing the remarkable organizations we’ve had the privilege to support.


22 Nov: Microlearning: Breaking Down Information into Smaller Portions for Convenient Retrieval

In this fast-paced world, numerous learners cannot dedicate the necessary time to the traditional learning process, which requires extensive hours to gain new understanding or proficiencies. Instead, they are in need of expeditious and convenient lessons that they can complete on their lunch break, while jogging or on their way to the workplace.


08 Nov: 6 Career Benefits of Learning a Second Language

In today’s globalized and interconnected world, learning a second language has become more than just a personal pursuit; it’s a valuable asset that can significantly enhance your career prospects. Whether you’re already bilingual or just considering taking the plunge into language learning, here are six compelling career benefits that can be derived from mastering a second language.


25 Oct: Why Soft Skills Are Essential in the Modern Workplace in 2023

In today’s rapidly evolving professional landscape, the importance of soft skills in the modern workplace cannot be overstated. While technical expertise and hard skills are undoubtedly valuable, soft skills are increasingly taking the spotlight as essential attributes for success in 2023 and beyond. This article explores why soft skills are crucial in the modern workplace and how they can make a significant difference in your career.