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6 Good Reasons to Start the New Year with an Evening Language Course

Whether you want to improve your job prospects, communicate with your partner’s family, or get prepared for travels and adventure in 2018, now is the time to take a language course. And if you book with Cactus before 12th January using the code JAN10 you will receive 10% off your course.

If that wasn’t enough of a reason to get booking we have six inspired thoughts on why an evening language course this January should be at the top of your #goalsfor2018.

Take a Night Off from the Pub

If, like the rest of the population, you have overindulged this festive season, you owe it to yourself to take an evening off from the pub. By taking a weekday evening language course you can avoid all such temptation and have an educational and fun evening with your language teacher and classmates instead!

Make Yourself More Employable

With the uncertainties of Brexit and the possibilities for international trade deals across the globe, more and more employers are looking for candidates with additional language skills. Taking a Cactus evening language class is one more step towards achieving that dream job in 2018.

Become a Multi-lingual Travel Adventurer and Freelancer in 2018

Whilst in the thick of winter you can plan your next holiday around the language of your choice: why not practice Spanish in Costa Rica? Or French in Martinique? Even better, with the rise in flexible working hours, flexible working terms and a strong desire for many to work from the location of their choice why not plan a working holiday for 2018, making sure you equip yourself with the necessary language skills to survive in your location of choice? Working from the beach anyone?

Show Off your Foreign Language Film Knowledge

2018 promises a stellar list of foreign language film nominations in the Oscars, and there’s no better way to appreciate these films than with an understanding of the language and culture. Watch out for “A Fantastic Woman” (Chile) “Loveless” (Russia) “In The Fade” (Germany) “The Square” (Sweden) “The Insult” (Lebanon).

Get a Higher IQ

Don’t let your brain sit dormant over winter – language learning in actual fact makes you cleverer. It has been proven that learning a language boosts cognitive development in areas such as mental flexibility, creativity, problem-solving and reasoning. It has also been shown to delay the onset of dementia. Learning a language has been proven to have positive effects on your mental health and sense of well-being.

Have a Goal to get Through the Winter

Let’s face it, January can be a bit depressing. The Christmas indulgence is over, the days are short, dark and cold. If there was ever a time to take an evening course it’s now. Having a goal such as learning a language will give you a sense of achievement and make the winter weeks pass more quickly.

Cactus runs adult evening language courses across London and in cities nationwide. Courses are available at many levels for over 20 different languages, and on regular start dates throughout the year, starting in January 2018.

Cactus language offers the following types of language courses:

Evening language courses: 19 different languages in 15 UK locations
Language holidays: worldwide immersion courses in the country of the language
Private tuition: tailor-made and corporate language training solutions throughout the world
TEFL: teacher training courses for both English and other languages all over the world
Online courses: for teacher training, English and French

Cactus offers language courses to all levels. To book any of our courses please call us on 01273 830 960 or email us. Our multilingual team will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Alternatively, you can visit our language course questions page.

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