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How to successfully teach English overseas

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, September 12, 2016

We investigate the world of teaching English as a foreign language and find that it’s not quite so confusing as it might at first seem! English-speaking expats know all too… Read more…

Algarve is best place in the world to retire overseas

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, August 26, 2016

The Live and invest Overseas Index placed the region in the number one spot after using 12 separate criteria to rate areas around the world.     The Algarve scored… Read more…

Spain attempts to stop English words encroaching on language

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, May 26, 2016

The Royal Spanish Academy is launching a campaign rallying against the growing use of English in Spain.   Over the past few years the Spanish language has been picking up… Read more…

How to choose an English-taught University course

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, February 25, 2016

The number of university courses taught in English has reached an all-time high. We review an online tool that helps students find the right English-taught programme. In days of old,… Read more…

Happy Thanksgiving… Now let’s have a chin-wag

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, November 27, 2014

Today is Thanksgiving, the most-widely celebrated holiday for Americans all over the world. Happy Thanksgiving to all American readers! For Americans living in the UK or among a large group… Read more…

Celebrate a day of European language

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, September 25, 2014

Tomorrow, Friday 26 September, is European Day of Language. How will you celebrate? The European Day of Languages (EDL) is a day to encourage language learning across Europe. There are:… Read more…

Do you interact with local government and them you with you?

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, September 24, 2014

One of the hardest things expats try to get to grips with is understanding and accessing information from their adopted country’s government and what it offers residents and citizens.  Find… Read more…

French Government Warns Against Use of English Words

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Almost immediately after France’s industrial renewal minister Arnaud Montebourg launched a new industrial sector with the English title “Silver Economy”, Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault wrote to all members of the… Read more…

The World’s Top Ten English-Proficient Countries

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, November 13, 2012

In a study conducted by the international education company Education First (EF) Sweden ranked number one in English-language proficiency. The Swedish-based company published their English Proficiency Index (EPI)  in October,… Read more…

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