Language art entrepreneur is about any and all foreign languages, minority and modern languages. It offers digital tools, sources and resources for teaching and learning foreign languages, ideas for language entrepreneurs by using your mother tongue and apply to business in its own market. I celebrate multilingualism, people and culture. I aim to empower I, myself, in digital marketing trough communicative skills, both in so much demand.
The Royal Collection Trust is operating a timed ticket system and will launch three digital events, soon in October from the Palace of Holyroodhouse: Building the Palace (a short talk), An Evening of Eastern Encounters, and Life at the Court of Mary, Queen of Scots.
All these digital events are free of charge and should be booked in advance to guarantee your ‘digital entry’. Here is the 🔗 link for bookings.
The Palace of Holyroodhouse is the Queen’s official residence in Edinburgh, and the home of Scottish royal history. For more of Scotland 🏴, I let you know 🙂
The ‘World Tourism Day’ is the 27th of September 2020
and I’d like to share with all my readers a fantastic online course run at Future Learn by The Global Travel & Tourism Partnership (GTTP).
On the 27th of September, I’ll be thinking of Guinea Bissau 🇬🇼 and celebrating its huge potential to grow in the tourism sector.
In a modern and connected world, I’d like to raise awareness and leave room for discussion on the reasons why written English and digital skills combined are important to be learned and can enhance intercultural communication.
So, kindly leave a comment if you wish to take part in my little project that aims to reach only 20 people, or instead like it if you really do!
“GTTP is a charity funded by the travel and tourism industry which helps young people across the globe access the skills and experience they need for a career in the sector.”
Each year, the GTTP supports more than 800,000 young people across 16 countries.” with English language as a medium of instruction and in my humble opinion this way enhancing intercultural communication.
English is also used in interdisciplinary subjects and fields of research. The aim of this blog is to raise awareness of the United Nations Goals up to 2030. Whereas I support Quality Education (Goal 4) through Partnerships (Goal 17) would be a good idea to look at them all as they are inter-connected.
The 17 statement goals of the United Nations are clear and set to be achieved by 2030. The questions arise such as:
Do governments want their citizens to be more international?
And if so, what are leaders performing to get this done?
Why are written English and digital skills combined important to enhance intercultural communication in a modern and connected world?
Academically, English is one of the main languages used “as a global for communication” and the aim of this short blog is to explore its benefits to enhance business in the tourism sector through partnerships such as the GTTP.
This blog looks at tourism, business, science, and arts, through education.
In the 21st century desirable skills like enhancing intercultural communication and establishing partnerships towards achieving the 17 United Nations’ goals such as fighting poverty through quality education and partnerships through the medium of English language and technology.
Is it important for everyone to learn English?
In my opinion, it is very important to learn English because I live in a country where many people are bilingual and it would take me longer to learn their second language besides English was a mandatory subject in secondary school, looking back at the 20th century together with French, German, and/or Latin but it’s up to each one of us.
Nowadays, English is still mandatory in my country and now children start learning English in primary school.
I wouldn’t say that is important to everyone though as it depends on other factors and there are other important languages such as Spanish. It is helpful to know two foreign languages at least out from those assigned from the United Nations as the official languages and they are: Arabic, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, and English.
English provided me with great opportunities, allowed me to access knowledge in the United Kingdom where I’m now starting my MA Education Studies, and gave me more employable chances than I had before, and opened up better-paying opportunities internationally. I lived, worked, and traveled in Asia (several countries including China) and Europe.
With that said, learning English can be beneficial, and learning it has changed my life so I want to carry on practicing my writing skills and pass on my ideas in a more efficient way but cannot generalize.
I however would like to add that most info is written in English and being informed is a good status!
I’m grateful to the British Council and the University of Groningen and to all classmates and supportive lead educators at Future Learn through the pandemic period from March to May 2020.
To sum up, English skills and digital tools combined can possibly create stronger and effective partnerships to work on the United Nations 17 goals.
In the 21st century, digital tools are a key skill and no longer should be seen as a distraction or merely used as so. Social media and networks are useful to build upon the partnership to networking though English written skills and digital skills are needed and must be used by leaders to build-up to the benefit of their communities. Indeed, a powerful tool to be integrated into the curriculum and to be used through the medium of quality education and the tourism pillars despite seasonality.
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Donkey Skin is a French literary fairytale written in French language verse by Charles Perrault and originally published in 1695. It was first published in 1695 in a small volume and republished in 1697 in Perrault’s Histoires ou contes du temps passé.
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8 The scholarship COSARAF Charitable Foundation’s education support package is open to UK Muslim students who face financial hardship and, ideally, are the first in their family to attend university. Priority will be given to those for whom the award will make the most difference and who demonstrate a clear plan to give back to their communities and wider society.
The Sheikh Family Scholarship supports underprivileged Muslim students through top universities. Scholarship application process will reopen in October 2020.
The Savoy Educational Trust is an independent, grant-giving charitable trust, whose main aim is to advance and develop education, training, and qualifications within the hospitality industry.
10 It is worth looking at the Charity Commission website where you can find all registered charities in England and Wales. I believe there are about 8,000 to look at, in England & Wales, here!
11 The Bell Educational Trust
Education is at the heart of everything they do. A world united by intercultural understanding, they believe in the power of language education to transform lives, remove barriers, and unlock the world for their students and so do I.
12 CAF Charity Grants
‘A grant is more than just a donation; it carries a commitment to delivering particular work and reporting on the impact of that work.’ Find GRANT PROGRAMMES list either running by themselves, or managing on behalf of other companies, trusts or foundations.
Turn2us is a national charity helping people when times get tough. They provide financial support to help people get back on track and the majority of reliable websites refer to Turn2us. You need a post-code in the UK 🇬🇧 to access.
Minor Grants. The Society offers a limited number of minor grants, of £50 to £200, for specific purposes such as the costs of travel or of microfilming for research purposes (but not for attendance at, or travel to, conferences).
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Open to students from all countries, applicants must be resident in the UK at the time of applying, as well as during their course of study. The Trust supports postgraduate degrees in any subject, as well as courses in medicine or veterinary sciences taken as a second degree. All grants are made annually, and are normally between £500 and £1,500.
Am I eligible to apply?
To be eligible to apply for a grant you must be:
a) I will be over the age of 24 on 1st October 2021
b) I have been accepted (or I am applying for) a place on a degree course in medicine, dentistry or veterinary studies taken as a second degree, or a full- or part-time place on a Masters or Doctoral degree programme in any discipline, at a UK university in the academic year 2021/22
c) I will already be resident in the UK when I apply for the grant
d) I will remain resident in the UK throughout the course of study
e) I will be facing demonstrable financial need in the academic year 2021/22 (details about how this is calculated are in the application form).
The following criteria must be met for the Trust to consider a grant:
Students must be studying an academic subject at graduate or postgraduate level
Students must be under 30 years old when they finish their course
Students must have secured the majority of their required income needed for the year – whether this is through student loans, scholarships, university hardship grants, grants from charitable trusts, employment, family contributions or similar. Please indicate what other grants or loans have been applied for.
Students must have a maximum shortfall in required income of £2,000.
Grants can be used for tuition fees or living expenses only.
We award bursaries of up to £5,000 a year for UK university students, who are in financial need, and have a parent or spouse or are employed themselves, as a commercial traveller, pharmacist or grocer.
Postgraduate bursaries are designed to provide support to UK students in financial need, who have a parent or spouse, or are employed themselves, as a commercial traveller, pharmacist or grocer, and who are registered on a full-time postgraduate degree course at a recognised UK university.
The Bibliographical Society invites applications for awards from scholars engaged in bibliographical research (on, for example, book history, textual transmission, publishing, printing, bookbinding, book-ownership and book-collecting).
Members’ interests extend to every part of the world and to all periods. Historians, students of literature, humanities scholars in all fields, librarians, and all book lovers, amateurs and professionals, will benefit from the Society’s activities and publications.
The Society makes Minor Grants for immediate research needs, such as for microfilms or travelling expenses, and Major Grants for longer-term support, for example to assist with prolonged visits to libraries and archives. The Society also offers from time to time the Katharine F Pantzer Jr Research Fellowship.
The Society also makes subventions to conference organisers to subsidise attendance by postgraduate students at bibliographical conferences.
Gostaria de começar por frisar (to stress!) que estas ferramentas, que partilho se adequam a todos os mais ou menos criativos que tenham apenas um telemóvel e internet, o que no dias que correm, olhando em redor, não é assim tão pouco.
Dirigo-o a quem queira melhorar a sua habilidade na escrita da língua inglesa. A grande parte, senão todas, foram-me sugeridas pelos meus professores, de cursos vários que fiz online e também por colegas. No total são11 ferramentas online para editar texto em inglês
A maior diferença entre as duas é que, os documentos da Google, não está disponível na China, a menos com acesso por VPN, que é ilegal mas mesmo assim usado.
Outra diferença para a Evernote é que os erros são sublinhados automaticamente, ou porque efectivamente a palavra tem um erro, ou porque gramaticalmente a frase não foi bem estruturada. Claro está que quem se atreva no mundo das traduções amadoras, definir os settings na língua a ser traduzida é fundamental.
Neste telemóvel chinês que eu uso, nao o posso fazer, porque a língua portuguesa não foi contemplada, por isso uso outras duas apps.
Apresento a Evernote como vantagem aos documentos da Google, porque na China, a Google não é acessível a menos com o uso de um VPN.
2 apps para definir tons e corrigir erros ortográficos
Quero recordar que dirijo este texto, aos portugueses que queiram escrever em inglês, qualquer que seja o motivo.
2 websites para traduções de português para inglês
Os meus preferidos são o Google Translate e a English Cambridge Dictionary. O tradutor da Google pode ser de bastante suporte, sobretudo se o conseguirmos verificar em três línguas. Sei que não é preciso mas usei esta técnica quando fiz o meu primeiro curso de irlandês e funcionou conseguindo sempre estabelecer contacto por mensagem de texto e obtendo resposta.
O Cambridge Dictionary é maravilhoso e quando preciso de traduções mais pequenas, até 160 caracteres funciona muito bem. Também o uso para procurar vocabulário e sinónimos e sempre que tenho dúvida em que contexto se usa a palavra.
4 dicionários recomendados para escrever melhor em inglês
O material foi desenvolvido para falantes de inglês não nativos que estudaram inglês até ao nível intermediário e (aproximadamente B1 no QECR) está disponível na plataforma FutureLearn.
Este curso de inglês desenvolvido pela British Council continua disponível online e tem uma duração média estimada de seis semanas, foi apoiado pela instituição de caridade Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, que reabrirá as suas portas no próximo dia 1 de Agosto.
Explore o idioma inglês através de cinco peças de Shakespeare.
Este curso aborda a vida e as obras de William Shakespeare e leva-nos a Stratford-upon-Avon e ao Globe Theatreem Londres, onde William Shakespeare garantiu o seu lugar central na literatura inglesa, que seguimos até hoje.
Neste curso de inglês online, gratuito, da British Council poderá melhorar as suas habilidades na língua inglesa através de cinco das muitas peças de Shakespeare:
Romeo and Juliet
Much Ado About Nothing
Neste curso muito interactivo, os atores e especialistas de todo o mundo explicam e exploraram os temas universais que Shakespeare abordou em seu trabalho.
Gostei particularmente de aprender com as palavras e expressões que Shakespeare introduziu na língua inglesa, das observações dos vários actores que participaram neste curso e dos muitos recursos que são facultados, como os quizzes, para além de se poder interagir com os outros alunos e professores com as nossas dificuldades e ou ideias e opiniões. Uma das professora deste curso responde, semanalmente, às questões que lhe colocam. Esta é uma das abordagens que mais gostei, dos cursos que frequentei até agora. Algumas curiosidades sobre a vida pessoal de William Shakespeare são apresentadas. É um curso estimulante, cheio de recursos variados, os professores são super atenciosos e eu adorei completá-lo, por isso, recomendo-o no meu blog post de hoje.
Para quem queira assistir a audios, recomendo a Folger Shakespeare Library que presenteou os seu subscritores, no início da pandemia, com inúmeras peças, algumas delas acima mencionadas. Assim sendo, mais uma vez, muito obrigada à biblioteca digital e aos artistas. E vamos fazer figas para voltarmos ao teatro, o quanto antes!