Category Archives: Learning online

Why learn a new language?

carole/ noviembre 10, 2022/ Blog Carole Brown Idiomas, Exams, Grammar, Learning online, Pronunciation, Reading, Speaking, Vocabulary/ 0 comments

As tourism is the primary industry in Mallorca, young people are learning languages to increase their career opportunities when they leave school. For that reason, English and German are the second languages on the curriculum. Over the past decade I have seen the demand for German rise exponentially. As Germans are the majority purchasers of property here, Mallorquins have been obliged to learn and speak German proficiently.

Use of the verbs Suggest and Recommend and their differences in meaning

carole/ octubre 4, 2021/ Blog Carole Brown Idiomas, Business Themes, Grammar, Learning online, Speaking, Spelling, Writing/ 0 comments

When we are suggesting something, we are endorsing it as a promising idea only. There is no obligation on the third party to follow through. When we are recommending something, we are advising what should be done in a particular situation which would benefit the third party. It holds more weight than suggest and makes the receiver sit up and take note.

Is working from home reducing stress?

carole/ marzo 31, 2021/ Blog Carole Brown Idiomas, Grammar, Learning online, Pronunciation, Reading, Speaking, Technology, Vocabulary, Writing/ 0 comments

Jordan Friedman, a prodigious Stress Coach from New York has been developing stress management programmes for over 20 years. Some of the main stressors his clients talk about are money, commuting, and too much to do in too little time. He believes that we are more stressed today than we were 20 years ago.