Fantastic Language Learning Tip: Shadowing A Foreign Language

Posted on October 26, 2012 by Q-Admin in

Have you ever tried shadowing a foreign language?  Shadowing is a language learning technique developed by the American Professor and language specialist, Alexander Arguelles. It’s a great technique for anyone learning a foreign language to try. All you need is some sort of portable listening device like an iPod or a decent mobile phone, a…

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Is Facebook Killing Your Real-World Relationships?

Posted on October 24, 2012 by Q-Admin in

  Social media is now part of most of our every day lives. There are now over 1 billion people on Facebook worldwide and most of its users log in to the social network at least once, if not twice a day But are your digital relationships on Facebook – as well as other social…

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Learning English In Hong Kong By Studying Recycling, Conservation And The Environment

Posted on September 28, 2012 by Q-Admin in ,

Studying English at Q Language isn’t all about sitting in a classroom for hours on end. Our teachers genuinely care about their students and like to give them a broad range of activities to make the most of their learning experience here in Hong Kong. In a recent blog post, Byron, a popular member of…

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Western Families Move To China To Immerse Their Kids In Chinese Language

Posted on September 20, 2012 by Q-Admin in

It seems that an increasing number of westerners are making the bold move to relocate their families to China and other parts of Asia in an attempt to give their children a leg up when it comes to learning Chinese. In a recent WSJ online article, Sarah Tilton and Joanne Lee-Young wrote about several American…

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Idiom – Blue Eyed Boy

Posted on September 14, 2012 by Q-Admin in ,

The idiom, blue eyed boy or blue eyed girl, refers to a someone who is liked, admired and often favoured by someone in authority. It is an expression more often used in Britain and Australia than in American English, and is often used with a derogatory or envious tone of voice and/or feelings of resent….

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Hong Kong Government U-turn On Controversial Chinese Patriotism Lessons

Posted on September 10, 2012 by Q-Admin in ,

Last week we posted an article on our blog about the mass protests in Hong Kong against Chinese patriotism Lessons. It seems now, however, the government have had a change of heart and backed down over the plans to make schoolchildren take the mandatory Chinese patriotism classes, the goal of which was said to foster…

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