How long will English be the world’s most favoured language?

For many years English has been a favourite language all over the world, used by people and businesses on a daily basis but could it be that this is now coming under threat? There is a concern that with more and more translation websites and apps becoming available that there is a danger that people will no longer need to learn English and it will fall out of favour. At the present time, China is the country that has the highest...

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Finding Your Feet In The Online Gambling World

Many people worldwide find some kind of relaxation in visiting a casino once in a while. While many now do this from sites like newzealandgambler.com from the comfort of their own homes, it still provides that time for yourself that so many are missing. Thrill Seekers, Risk Takers Placing a bet, or throwing a coin down the mouth of a slot machine and pulling the arm, is a thrill that can be replaced by no other activity. The...

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Speaking A Language Of Their Own

A teen on a flight from Boston to Portland in Oregon has been hailed a hero of sorts. The youngster assisted a blind and deaf man during the flight. Lesson in Love 15 Year old Clara Daly from Calabasas in California had taken a year of sign language classes in the past and was able to communicate using the language with considerable ease. Perhaps it was fate that she was on the plane that day. Travelling with her mother last week, she...

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Gorilla Captures Hearts Through Breaking Communication Barriers

Everybody remembers Koko, the gorilla who learned how to effectively communicate with humans by using sign language. The gorilla crept into the hearts of people all over the world. An Ambassador Koko has been revered as an ambassador for her species and an iconic symbol for communication between different species. Koko was born on Independence Day in San Francisco Zoo in the year 1971. Her official name was Hanabi-Ko which is a...

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Online Casinos – Worldwide Craze

Casinos have long been a place where people go to seek entertainment. Yes, many take it a step further and go there only with winning in mind. With the onset of the digital world and online casinos, it has become vital that they are easily understood throughout the world. Worldwide Appeal Casinos are not limited to only certain countries, especially with the new age of online casinos. While most casinos are written in the most...

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International Students’ Common Housing Issues

Concerns over language have led some students struggling to find accommodation in the New Zealand city of Wellington. Students who apply for accommodation often find that they are being asked if English is their first language, experiencing difficulties if it is not. The situation means that there are some students who are having trouble getting accommodation before the academic year starts. Student unions are calling for the tenancy...

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Getting Into The NZ Swing Of All Language Related Things

Sign language is the US is somewhat different from that in NZ. This is something Rosemary Willingham learned on her return to NZ after years of living in the US. Language Of A Nation In order to get reacquainted and reconnect with her roots, Rosemary decided to learn the official languages of NZ. Taranaki Adult Literacy Centre is who she approached to find out all the information she required. In 2017 she enrolled for the last term of...

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Would You Place A Bet You Don’t Understand?

The online casino world is vast. There are so many new sites rearing their heads on a daily basis. In order to capitalize on an enormous market, and claim a piece of the clientele pie, casinos have to change and develop. English Is Not For Everyone While English may be the most widely used language in the world, there are many that don’t have a vast understanding of the language. Yes, they understand the basics, however, when it comes...

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The Best Online Teen Magazines Every Young New Zealander Needs To Read

Growing up as a young girl in the digital age can seem just a tad bit overwhelming, especially with social media and its many side thorns constantly harassing you at all angles. The comparison game seems to be on amongst young girls, especially young teen girls. Magazines seem to be pushing their own agendas and selling only one type of standard, or way of living. It is either you fit into the mould, or you don’t. What if you are...

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Five Business Idioms to Help You Flex in Business Meetings

Everyone wants to feel like they could step into a meeting and be able to hold their own on their English-speaking skills alone. Although some carry a rather robust and extensive vocabulary, enough to carry them through long days of business meetings and conversation. However, sometimes one may be looking to impress their new boss or stand out in a discussion or negotiation. In order to achieve this and grab the attention of those...

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