Posts Tagged: business English

How to Use Actual, Actually in English: A Top Ten Mistake for Spanish Speakers

One of the top 10 vocabulary mistakes in English made by speakers of Spanish, Italian, French, or other languages derived from Latin comes from confusing the English adjective actual or adverb actually with words that look or sound very similar in the Romance languages, words like actual in Spanish, actuel in French, or attuale in… Read more »

Save 5% with Early Registration Discount

Is your English ready for take off?   Now is the time to take advantage of our Early Registration Discount and save 5% when you register for an English immersion course in Camden, Maine, by January 27, 2018. New courses begin every Monday starting April 23. If improving English is important to your professional life… Read more »

Register Now for 2017!

  Give yourself a treat! Sign up now for a 2017 English immersion course at Acadia Center in Camden, Maine, USA. New English immersion courses begin every Monday from April 17 through November 18. If you want to speak and understand English with confidence and communicate about business and personal topics with ease, it’s time… Read more »

New English Immersion Courses Begin March 14

Register now for an English immersion course in Camden, Maine, USA – new intensive courses begin every Monday from mid-March through November. Take advantage of a personalized learning program that helps you improve the English skills most important to you!

English Immersion: Perspective France

“Acadia is the right place for successful immersion, and Camden a nice and friendly place to visit. That’s why I went there four times!” Jean-Marc, a small business owner in organic products, talks about his Acadia Center experience from his home office in Paris, France.

New Premium English Course

Only have a short time – 1 or 2 weeks – for an English immersion course? Want to maximize learning with individual attention all day 6 days per week? Want a mix of classroom lessons and real-life practice, exploring our friendly community and practicing your English conversational skills with a teacher by your side? Register… Read more »

English Immersion in Maine: Perspective Mexico

Many executives and professionals from Mexico and Latin America have found Maine, with its friendly people and distance from any Spanish-speaking populations, to be the perfect place to study English in a total immersion environment. In this video, Rosario, an accountant from Mexico, talks about her experience in a 3-week intensive English immersion course at… Read more »

English Immersion in Maine: Perspective Québec

Old Orchard Beach – for many, many generations of French speakers from the province of Québec, those three foreign-sounding words have meant sun, surf, sand, fried food, and fun family holidays on the beautiful coast of Maine. Beginning as long ago as 1842, even before there was a train connection between Maine and points south like Boston and… Read more »

Business Communication: Acadia Center Seminar

Business communication – in e-mails, presentations, conference calls, meetings, and social media – has been the subject of a series of business English seminars for Acadia Center for English Immersion students, offered by business executive and university business instructor Larrain Slaymaker. Larrain has extensive experience working for both small businesses and multi-national corporations and as an… Read more »

Business English: How to Learn Business Vocabulary

What is the best way to improve your knowledge of business English vocabulary? Read. And I don’t mean read business English textbooks, which can be useful in a classroom setting. Read business newspapers, magazines, and websites. Choose articles that interest you and are related to your business. If you work for a bank, read the… Read more »