About: Kenneth Leong

Kenneth is Director of Euroasia. He is passionate about languages and cultures.

What are the easiest languages to learn?

Well, if you’re Spanish – it could be Italian or Portuguese. If you’re Dutch, it could be German. But if you’re a native English speaker, it could well be Spanish or Portuguese. At Euroasia, we regularly get asked this question.  Especially by those trying to decide which language to learn...

Learn a new language to prevent aging and Alzheimers

It’s well accepted amongst the scientific community that a deep cognitive reserve provides protection from aging and Alzheimers. We came across this very interesting article in Time Magazine recently which we think would be of interest to the Euroasia community. Some key points: Research on bilingualism by Ellen Bialystok of York...

Euroasia opens in Wellington!

Thursday, 12 April 2012, 2:09 pm Press Release: Euroasia Leading foreign language school expands into Wellington New Zealand’s leading provider of European and Asian language and cultural services is opening a branch in Wellington CBD this month. Courses are delivered in conjunction with Wellington partner English Teaching College (ETC),...

Interesting language learning articles – January 2012

Here we’ve compiled a series of articles which may be of interest to language learners and linguaphiles, all from January 2012. 1) How to maximise your memory – The Guardian, 14 Jan 2012 Forget rote learning, one of the best ways to commit something to memory is to think...

2012 New Year resolution: Learn a language

Up there on many new year resolution lists would be the line: “to learn a language”. In recessionary times, it’s even more important to keep improving and to consider learning a second language. Now is the time to be upskilling to future proof generic viagra yourself. The ability to...

How to learn a language fast – maximising return on investment

Today I would like to share a little known fact from the world of languages. In day-to-day interactions, we often use no more than 100 words. To maximise return on investment, you have to focus on acquiring the basic vocabulary ie it’s probably not going to matter if you...

Summer school – Learn a language in January 2012

get your ex back Language learning is an aspirational goal that ranks highly on many New Year resolution lists. It’s an especially worthy endeavour for avid travellers wanting to maximise their travel experience. You've probably heard stories from Kiwis who have returned from their “Overseas Experience” lamenting the fact...

4th Fiesta de la Chilenidad in Auckland – 17 Sept 2011

how to get my ex back Euroasia is proud to once again support the Fiesta de la Chilenidad in Auckland. We encourage all our clients/friends to join in the celebrations. It will be an awesome party. Invitation from Renaceren Auckland Cultural Society attached. Hi Everybody Renacer en Auckland Cultural Society is...

Ken Applegate from Fisher Funds on doing business with the Chinese

At Euroasia, we have the privelege of meeting talented New Zealanders who do amazing things in their day jobs. For today’s blog entry, we have Ken Applegate, who has been learning Mandarin with us since early last year to share his views on the Chinese economy, why he’s investing...