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  • English’s Meteoric Rise

    Posted by English4Success | 18 November 2015 - 12:41pm | 0 Comments

    As discussed in our last post, English is now the global language, growing from 26 million speakers in 1800 to 1.5 billion today.


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  • English: The Universal Language

    Posted by English4Success | 2 November 2015 - 10:23am | 0 Comments

    Whenever we meet with English language students, there are always a few who underestimate the language’s importance. Whether due to their limited exposure to English at work or their minimal use of it at home, these are the students who undervalue the role of English in their lives.

    English is more critical than ever.


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  • Four Myths About the TOEIC

    Posted by English4Success | 7 August 2015 - 3:49pm | 0 Comments

    It's easy to assume "everyone knows" this or that when you work daily with a particular product or service. It's only when you start talking to someone outside your small world and realize that's not the case. Here are a few misunderstandings about TOEIC testing that we've seen come up repeatedly in communications about the test.

    1. There's only one TOEIC test.

    False. The TOEIC Speaking & Writing test is entirely separate from the TOEIC Listening...

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  • Falling Through the Cracks: Potential Pitfalls Along the Road to English-Language Proficiency

    Posted by English4Success | 28 July 2015 - 3:00pm | 0 Comments

    Ipsos, the third-largest market research company in the world, teamed up with the creators of the TOEIC® program to produce a white paper titled “Falling Through the Cracks: Potential Pitfalls Along the Road to English-Language Proficiency.” The report identified three critical gaps facing companies building an English-proficient workforce to compete in an increasingly global economy: priority, proficiency and assessment. What does this mean? Why does it matter? Below, we break down the report.

    How did they do it?

    ETS and Ipsos Public Affairs surveyed 749 HR...

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  • Bastille Day: English Words of French Origin

    Posted by English4Success | 14 July 2015 - 3:52pm | 0 Comments

    To commemorate the storming of the Bastille this day in 1789, below is a selection of common words used in the English language derived from French. Joyeux Quatorze Juillet!

    Originating from the French verb entreprendre, meaning “to undertake,” this word has a number of meanings in the professional world. Generally, its definition is “a resourceful individual who comes up with an idea and makes it into a profitable business.” There is a lot of debate and discussion about...

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