Episode 3: Episode 1 (as a proper podcast): Business, Careers and Language Skills, with Peter Rodway from Specialist Language Courses
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December 13, 2013
We know that learning more about another language and culture is at the heart of success in international business, and also that Britain is way behind the rest of the world.Business English, Business Chinese, Business German.. In today’s interview, you will meet Peter Rodway. He’s a co-founder of Specialist Language Courses, an education consultancy and training provider for companies all over the world. Specialist Language Courses focus on bringing language skills to the companies that need them, and in our surprising interview you’ll hear more about: How teaching English in Asia got Peter to the job as director of his own company Who in your company decides that it’s time to teach you a language Why your company loves you if they are teaching you a language What Peter thinks is the biggest barrier to language learning - and how to fix it What intercultural intelligence means in business (and how it shows with English, German and Japanese people) And most importantly: What are Peter’s tips for becoming…