Language Learning explained in fewer than 200 characters

Learning as we know it is a complex process of discovery, collaboration and inquiry facilitated by language, which is the primary basis of communication and thought, as well as a defining feature of culture and a mark of personal identity. So, just by placing the two terms next to each other, we realize that learning [...]

Meet the Team – Interviu Teodora Marinescu

Care este background-ul tău și cum ai ajuns să devii trainer Eucom? În primul rând aş vrea să mă prezint. Sunt Teodora Marinescu, aka Teo, şi îmi plac oamenii. M-am mutat la Braşov pentru facultate, American Hotel Academy, pe partea de Management Hotelier Internaţional din dorinţa de a călători, de a socializa şi a bucura [...]

About digitalization and learning processes at the ABSL Annual Conference

Our constant preoccupations have included the transformation of the adults’ learning habits and the digitalization of employee language assessment and specialized training. That is exactly why we were very open to the topic approached by the ABSL partners (Business Service Leaders Association of Romania) within the Annual Conference, namely ‘Romania at the Forefront of Innovation’. [...]

How to deliver an effective presentation in English

A successful presentation does not solely relate to a person’s ability to speak a language. In addition to outstanding language skills, it is essential to outline the ideas to be conveyed, to have an authentic presenting style and to maintain the interest of the audience. What strategies do you use to deliver a high-level presentation? [...]

Linguistic Audit in an International Context

What did the EALTA Conference, “Assessment of What…?” mean to our colleagues in the linguistic audit department? A host of directions for the research and development of linguistic evaluation practices, but also a few personal conclusions or good practices for testing candidates. 3 good practices in Eucom linguistic evaluation Thorough knowledge of the Common European [...]

The challenges of a Business English course for beginners

Ever since their training in faculties of business and management, computer science, engineering or construction, experts must be able to communicate in a foreign language. Therefore, the number of faculty departments where most courses are held in a foreign language has increased considerably in recent years. In order to be in line with these standards, [...]

6 strategies to create a pleasant learning environment

The trainee and the trainer are inherently engaged in a relationship of inequality: the former wants to assimilate the knowledge that the latter controls, as subject matter expert. Although probably perceived as suitable, this hierarchy is most of the times a learning hindrance. Why? Because the person who studies a foreign language encounters numerous difficulties: [...]

How to develop language skills through corporate training

With the expansion of the labour market, partnerships, international projects and teams in multinational organizations, new challenges in communication and implicitly in foreign languages have raised. Companies no longer request regular courses, but complex training programs, aimed at bringing their employees as close to their interlocutor as possible. Tackling a language course for professionals must [...]

How did the companies streamline the hiring process?

Successful communication in international business required that participants have thorough knowledge of a foreign language. Thus, to select skilled applicants from the linguistic point of view, Romanian companies resorted to linguistic audit, streamlining the hiring process in real time. Currently, to avoid making wrong choices, managers linguistically assess the employees they want to promote on [...]

When your business needs to overcome the language barrier

Those who want to get a job or a promotion to a position that requires foreign language skills should make sure, before attending an interview, that they don’t overestimate their language proficiency in French for example. Why? More and more employers assess their candidates’ or employees’ language skills by tools that cannot be “fooled”. Employees’ [...]