Monthly Archives: srpanj 2013

Improving your English 5 – The working day

Improving your English 5 – The working day

Don’t worry about that presentation or meeting in English next week. If you practice your English for a few minutes each day, you will be much more relaxed about it. Change your mobile phone and computer settings (internet, e-mail, PowerPoint) to English, to expose yourself to the language constantly and relatively paintlessly. Subscribe to e-mail … Continued

Improving your English 4 – On the road

On the bus, look at all the people who have their eyes closed or are staring into space. Have they “switched of” or are they on some exciting journey in English? You will never know. Just remember that travelling time is “ten minutes” time. Borrow an audiobook from your library and listen to part of … Continued

Improving your English 3 – Talking to yourself in English

This may sound strange, but we do it all the time in our mother tongue. Instead of planning, daydreaming or making comments in your head in Croatian, train yourself to do it in English. It costs nothing, it makes use of “wasted” time, for example when travelling, and it’s extremely flexible. Think about your plans … Continued

Improving your English 2 – Daily routines

Start by making English part of your everyday life. Listen to a news summary in English every morning, but before you do, try to predict what news you will hear. Try the BBC’s radio broadcasts at http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/ Put notes around your house with the names of things written on them. Stick vocabulary or quotations on doors … Continued

Improving your English 1

Improving your English 1

Whether you are sitting on the train, at a desk, on your sofa at home or in a restaurant, you can always find 10 minutes to work on your English. Taking control of the learning process helps you to learn best. If you follow a ten-minute program, you will make choices and plans based on … Continued

Poslovno posredovanje i savjetovanje – PAVUNA d.o.o.

Poslovno posredovanje i savjetovanje – PAVUNA d.o.o.

Potražnja pravog dobavljača u inozemstvu nije jednostavna. Zahtijeva vrijeme, dobro znanje stranog jezika i dobro poznavanje stranog tržišta. Kako bi se spriječile skupe, a krive dostave, od istaknute je važnosti, egzaktno objasniti dobavljaču što se od njega točno traži. Slični problemi javljaju se i kod potražnje novih klijenata u inozemstvu. Pored redovitog poslovanja ponekad je … Continued

Pozitivna psihologija na poslu

Pozitivna psihologija na poslu

Što je pozitivna psihologija? „Što bi vam pomoglo da u životu budete uspješniji: spoznaja o tome koji su vam nedostaci i kako ih možete prevladati ili pak znanje o vašim jakim stranama i o tome kako ih možete još više razviti? (…) Navikli smo usmjeravati se na negativno: iskopavamo negativno, pokušavamo to popraviti i zamijeniti … Continued

The Importance of Bilingualism

“Being bilingual is like going to a brain gym,” Bialystok says. “Handling a language is a big task for the brain’s executive function”, the area that keeps you focused on navigating through your day, doing what matters and avoiding distractions. Handling two languages is even more work. Every time you have to put together a … Continued

Dvojezičnost

Dvojezičnost

Dvojezičnost (bilingvizam, lat. bilinguis) definira se kao sposobnost pojedinca, grupe ili naroda da se služi s dva jezika bez vidljive veće sklonosti za jedan od njih. Ranim billingvizmom smatra se usvajanje oba jezika do četvrte godine, a kasnim bilingvizmom usvajanje drugog jezika poslije četvrte godine života. Simetrični bilingvizam označava podjednako poznavanje oba jezika, dok asimetrični … Continued

Tečaj poslovnog francuskog jezika

Tečaj poslovnog francuskog jezika

Pregovori za priključenje Europskoj uniji su gotovi, a jedan od jezika koji će nam nakon priključenja biti od velike prednosti je svakako francuski. U ponudi tečajeva stranih jezika tvrtke Pavuna d.o.o. je i tečaj poslovnog francuskog jezika koji održava izvorni govornik francuskog jezika. Tečaj poslovnog francuskog je individualan, broj sati prema dogovoru s polaznikom, a nastavni program prilagođen potrebama polaznika, pri čemu naglasak … Continued