Language learning

11 October 2021

5 ways learning a language can improve your mental health

Sunday 10th October marked World Mental Health Day. The overall objective of this annual event is to raise awareness of mental health issues around...

5 ways learning a language can improve your mental health

28 September 2021

French Idioms

Every language has its own unique idioms – and there are certainly crossovers among many languages. This week, in the wake of the annual...

French Idioms

24 September 2021

What is El Llanito?

Great human migrations and the process of globalisation means that more and more people now live in a bilingual or multilingual reality. One of...

What is El Llanito?

23 September 2021

The benefits of learning a language

As the European Day of Languages dawns upon us once more – an enriching annual event which reminds us about the importance of learning...

The benefits of learning a language

7 September 2021

What’s the difference between Chinese and Mandarin?

Scottish, Scouse, Geordie, West Country, RP: the same, but different. In the UK, most native citizens speak English but their dialect will vary dependent...

What’s the difference between Chinese and Mandarin?

1 September 2021

September Resolutions

It has often puzzled me why we save New Year’s resolutions until January, because for the vast majority of us, the rhythms of the...

September Resolutions

22 December 2020

Chinese Idiom Explainer No.2

Once upon a time there was a lazy farmer. He didn’t like toiling in the fields day after day and, while he did do...

Chinese Idiom Explainer No.2

26 November 2020

Chinese Idiom Explainer No.1

Learning the Chinese Idiom 叶公好 (yè gōng hào lóng) There once was a man named Ye Gong and boy did he love dragons! Dragons...

Chinese Idiom Explainer No.1

25 September 2020

Dragons Teaching raises £0.6 million to empower UK language learning

Dragons is excited to announce we have successfully secured £0.6 million in a development capital investment round for its new EdTech provision, supported by...

Dragons Teaching raises £0.6 million to empower UK language learning

22 September 2020

Seize the educational opportunities post-pandemic

It is easy to get consumed by negativity in 2020. Not least by considering the continuing Covid-19 pandemic with the potential for reimposition of...

Seize the educational opportunities post-pandemic