In the language industry – like in any other sector – different organisations utilise varying approaches to suit their specific model, product and target market. This is good.
One of the things that can be difficult for me to convey to prospective parents is how and why what VICI offers is materially different from other options.
Following on from my last blog about commitment, I want to say a few more words on the subject.
For example, passion. Most business owners get into what they do because they are passionate about it.
Following the announcement that all non-essential shops could open from yesterday, we’ve been busy over the last few weeks making preparations.
At The VICI, every facet of our offering is orientated toward the needs of our students, and we always work with our clients to ensure that their experience is smooth, enjoyable and completely tailored to their objectives.
At the VICI we’ve always been very clear about our preference for “coaching” over “tutoring”.
I’ve been laying down the law this week; it’s my only choice with two teenagers in the house.
One big thing I’ve been trying to do this week is to look for the silver lining in the black cloud we’re all living in
I take tremendous pleasure and pride in VICI’s young students. As with any group of children from different backgrounds, they are a sparkling mix of personalities –
On January 16th, VICI held a very special event which was all about 2 things: celebrating achievements and giving thanks.
Children are sponges - they learn things so quickly! Working in education, I hear this often. And it’s true that when exposed to the right environment, methods and materials children can learn at an impressive rate. But it’s simply not the case that children will...
From busuu to Babbel, language-learning apps are big business. DuoLingo has 300 million users, Babbelsigns up a million a year just in the US. I’ve been in the language industry for nearly 20 years and when language teaching apps began to catch on, I started to find...
When asking “What did you do at school today?” it is a lucky parent who has never received the exasperating answer “I can’t remember” or even more galling, “Nothing.”
Language coaches are there to effectively guide, inspire and empower their students to realise and develop their own language learning potential.
Eurostar to Paris then driving to Reims for a 5-day indulgent, ‘real life’, French experience, celebrating VICI’s 10th Anniversary!
Nathalie, our founder and director was interviewed by Claire Burdett from Kennet Radio on her Friday Social Show, so Newburians could find out a little more about Vici and all things foreign languages!
Hundreds turn out to help us celebrate 10 years for The Vici language academy in Newbury! We marked our ten-year anniversary with a special street party on Saturday (14th July). The Arcade took on a very French appearance for the event, which happened to coincide with...
I’ve been teaching French as a foreign language to young children for 16 years now. It’s extremely enjoyable and we have lots of fun but it isn’t, by any means, an easy task. Being able to engage children constantly in different languages activities that will ‘speak’...