VICI Language Dynamics Blog

Languages in the IT support sector: specialist interview

Following up my repost of a brilliant article touching on the benefits of language training in IT support functions, I wanted to write a post deep-diving into the topic.  To get a first-hand account of what an invaluable asset multi-lingual helpdesk staff can be, I...

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Language training in hospitality – why bother?

Not far from our French office in Lons-le-Saunier is a lycée (state funded secondary school) specializing in “hôtellerie”. In addition to hospitality qualifications like business management and team leadership, it offers specific vocational courses; Hotel Technology...

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Products, branding and foreign languages

I was recently invited to a networking event by the Made in Jura Association in my town in the Jura, one of the last great undiscovered areas of France.  Not only was it a well-planned and thoroughly enjoyable networking opportunity but something I hadn’t done before:...

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No stranger to controversy.

No stranger to controversy, Sports Direct has scored another own goal after banning staff from speaking Welsh at its store in Bangor, north Wales. Sports Direct tried to blame health and safety, but banning the official language of Wales? It would be like telling...

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Breaking Down Language Barriers One Brick At A Time

Language is essential for any kind of communication. Even people with speech, hearing or sight impairments communicate with sign language and braille. But communication becomes difficult in situations where people don’t understand each other’s language. This is known...

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Team Building? Don’t hug trees

“I took my entire team to Vici because I was looking for something we could all participate in which would take us out of our comfort zone and both broaden and deepen our experience of working together.” Phil Jackson, Managing Director You know we run language classes...

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