December 10, 2018

To Listen or not to Listen … that is the Key Skill

It may sound counter intuitive, being able to teach listening, but since listening takes up, on average, 45% of all time spent on communication it is obvious how important it actually is. By contrast, speaking on averag...

“How did the American Army use English Tests to Screen Soldiers’ Abilities?

Looking back in the history of industrial and organization (I/O) psychology, World War I and testing within the Army shows the early beginning of this field. Robert Yerkes is given the most cred...

What Parents and Educators Want from Assessments

Our national obsession with assessment continues. Despite their rhetoric expressing concern about the role that standardized tests play in our education system, politicians persist in valuing these tests almost exclusivel...

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Being a global language, native English speakers enjoy unique career opportunities. 

Today, the world is getting smaller and smaller. Yes, air tra...

English: Global Language...Global Opportunities

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