MAKE REALISTIC, SPECIFIC GOALS WHEN LEARNING A LANGUAGE

MAKE REALISTIC, SPECIFIC GOALS WHEN LEARNING A LANGUAGE

You have decided to learn another language. Now what? Ask yourself: what do you want to achieve and by when?...

by The Chat LaboratoryJune 9, 2021
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7 QUIRKY WAYS TO LEARN A LANGUAGE

7 QUIRKY WAYS TO LEARN A LANGUAGE

THINK LEARNING A NEW LANGUAGE IS BORING? THINK AGAIN – WITH THESE TECHNIQUES, YOU CAN IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS WHILE HAVING...

by The Chat LaboratoryMay 9, 2021
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OLD DICTIONARY, NEW WORDS

OLD DICTIONARY, NEW WORDS

AS YOU KNOW, THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IS AN EVOLVING, EVER-CHANGING CONSTRUCT. THE WORDS WE SPEAK AND WRITE CAN CHANGE IN...

by The Chat LaboratoryApril 8, 2021
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COOL OUT OF OFFICE MESSAGE EXAMPLES

COOL OUT OF OFFICE MESSAGE EXAMPLES

Sometimes your position is so crucial that people will need to have someone to turn to in your absence. When...

by The Chat LaboratoryMarch 11, 2021
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WHAT PS MEANS AND HOW TO USE IT CORRECTLY IN YOUR EMAIL

WHAT PS MEANS AND HOW TO USE IT CORRECTLY IN YOUR EMAIL

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF PS? PS stands for postscript. It comes from the Latin ‘postscriptum’, which literally means “written...

by The Chat LaboratoryFebruary 10, 2021
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THE HISTORY OF LANGUAGE

THE HISTORY OF LANGUAGE

WORDS ON THE BRAIN: FROM 1 MILLION YEARS AGO? All social animals communicate with each other, from bees and ants...

by The Chat LaboratoryJanuary 6, 2021
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HOW TO WRITE THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS CARD

HOW TO WRITE THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS CARD

Aside from other important holiday to-do’s like taking a family Christmas photo and getting your shopping done, another significant item...

by The Chat LaboratoryDecember 1, 2020
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THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC HAS CHANGED EDUCATION FOREVER

THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC HAS CHANGED EDUCATION FOREVER

COVID-19 has resulted in schools shut all across the world. Globally, over 1.2 billion children are out of the classroom.As...

by The Chat LaboratoryNovember 12, 2020
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“I HAVE A GOOD NEWS.” – THE REASON WHY THIS SENTENCE IN INCORRECT

“I HAVE A GOOD NEWS.” – THE REASON WHY THIS SENTENCE IN INCORRECT

It’s grammatically incorrect and sounds awkward to native English speakers. The word “news” is one of those words that sounds...

by The Chat LaboratoryOctober 8, 2020
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THE IMPORTANCE OF FOOD IN LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

THE IMPORTANCE OF FOOD IN LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

It’s difficult to overestimate the impact of food on the development of modern languages. The word for the cereal we...

by The Chat LaboratorySeptember 12, 2020
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THE VALUE OF OFFICIAL LANGUAGE EXAMS AND CERTIFICATES

THE VALUE OF OFFICIAL LANGUAGE EXAMS AND CERTIFICATES

If you are learning a foreign language, have you considered sitting an official exam? An official certificate is a mark...

by The Chat LaboratoryAugust 6, 2020
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WHY LEARN ENGLISH THROUGH SONGS AND MUSIC?

WHY LEARN ENGLISH THROUGH SONGS AND MUSIC?

SO WHAT IS IT ABOUT SONGS THAT MAKE THEM SUCH EFFECTIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING TOOLS? * It works. There is considerable scientific...

by The Chat LaboratoryJuly 10, 2020
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HOW MANY LANGUAGES ARE THERE IN THE WORLD?

HOW MANY LANGUAGES ARE THERE IN THE WORLD?

7,099 LANGUAGES ARE SPOKEN TODAY. That number is constantly in flux because we’re learning more about the world’s languages every...

by The Chat LaboratoryJune 9, 2020
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HOW TO WRITE ESSAYS

HOW TO WRITE ESSAYS

The most successful essays are well planned. Essays that go off the point with lots of extra detail will get...

by The Chat LaboratoryMay 7, 2020
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