Learning a New Language Broadens Your Horizons in Life

In a recent post on some of the best courses in Australia, Bupa Life Insurance featured us (Australasian Centre of Chinese Studies, ACCS) for our leading Mandarin Chinese Language courses. In the article, ‘Learn Something New with These Top Courses’, Bupa says about our centre, ‘the classrooms are casual, relaxing and leading-edge through the use… Continue reading Learning a New Language Broadens Your Horizons in Life

Language and Cross-cultural communication

Which is more important? To study a foreign language or learn about its culture? I was asked this question after I gave an address to a group of young diplomates from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. My answer is simple: Both. This is not an either or question.