Ear for language – my thoughts on an exciting survey

A few weeks ago, I was asked to comment on the results of an interesting research that was conducted by Vervesearch, an international marketing agency in collaboration with GoCompare. They took 10 of the world's languages that you can regularly hear spoken in the UK and tasked 1000 Britons with recognising them. The objective was to … Continue reading Ear for language – my thoughts on an exciting survey

Cultures, languages and why ancient wisdom matters in the modern world

"A language [...] is not merely a set of grammatical rules or a vocabulary. It is a flash of the human spirit, the vehicle by which the soul of each particular culture comes into the material world. Every language is an old-growth forest of the mind, a watershed of thought, an ecosystem of spiritual possibilities.” … Continue reading Cultures, languages and why ancient wisdom matters in the modern world

The effect of Brexit on people’s relationships – a research

I'm working on preparing a talk on the role of languages in business after Brexit. For that, I'm conducting a little research and I'd love to hear your thoughts. The questions are aimed at Brits, but if you've had any interesting experiences relating to this topic as a non-Brit, I'd still be interested in hearing … Continue reading The effect of Brexit on people’s relationships – a research

New chapter

This website/blog started back in March 2016 with the goal to start writing out some of the ideas that keep crossing my mind that I thought would benefit anyone interested in language studies, personal and business development. Now, it's time to start a new chapter. Over the past 10 years in London, I've worked with … Continue reading New chapter