There are lots of quotes about the value of education, but one statement in particular really highlights the importance of studying languages: “The limits of my language are the limits of my world”. Each new word, gesture, and expression that you learn opens your mind to new possibilities. Education is so much more than what you learn in the classroom – it’s the way that all your experiences come together to shape how you understand and interact...
Ten years ago, GEOS was an education giant with schools and operations on 4 continents and thousands of students studying in their classrooms. Then, the Japanese economic downturn and the actions of the Australian regulatory system forced the company into bankruptcy. It made for some very uncertain times for GEOS, as agents and student waited to see what would happen.
Travelling abroad as an international student has been a growing trend in the past few years and for good reason. Who doesn’t like the idea of going on vacation disguised as school? It sounds like a great idea but there’s a lot that goes into planning a language program abroad. Aside from getting your visa and booking your flight, you want to pick the right program that matches your goals.
When learning a new language, it’s important to study hard and practice using it. It’s also important to make the most of your time by studying effectively. But what does it mean to be effective and how should you practice optimally? So here it is! The most important thing about learning a new language is to be open minded while staying focused.