In such a saturated job market, keeping a comparative advantage can be difficult even for the most talented and experienced professionals. However, there is one skill set which stands ..
Have you been thinking about improving your language skills? Do you need the ability to express yourself fluently for your job or studies? Feel the need to be in control of the conversation i ..
This is the key theme for the 6th annual summit on education held in Doha, Qatar. Every year radical thinkers, important decision makers and innovators from around the world come together to ..
Book Review of Polyglot by Kató Lomb
For many people learning a second language the name Kató Lomb will probably mean very little. Her name is not usually something that is spo ..
October 2014 saw the launch of the first OISE school for 7-13 year olds open 52 weeks a year. Housed in a beautiful villa and surrounded by an idyllic english country garden, Sherbourne Prior ..
An Interview with Muneer Alqahtani
Only a small part of how we communicate is verbal. We send visual clues through body language (kinesics), the tone of voice (paralanguage), touc ..
Students in Paris and Oxford from OISE Language Coaching centres went head to head in a battle of table tennis as part of Ping! Oxford Summer Festival Friday 1st August, with students in Par ..
Duncan Jamieson is the Academic Manager for Young Learners aged 7-17 years at OISE Language Coaching. He kindly answered some questions about his role and the experience he strives to offer ..
Greeting my colleagues as they came in to the office today I said "Happy St George's Day!" The response, if any at all, was a mix of confusion and disbelief. How has England's national day b ..
A recent study (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2577432/More-80-cent-British-people-speak-properly-Most-commonly-mispronounced-words-include-espresso-prescription-women-worst.html) b ..
11 lengths reminds me of the one sided contests during my formative years, normally with poor old Oxford trailing in far behind, exhausted and demoralised. The races were so often not proper ..
Last Friday a German student of ours at OISE Oxford brought up the topic of ‘Dinner For One’ during our weekly students’ lunch. Initially I wondered whether he was asking our opinion on eati ..