Babel Language & Cultural Consultants

Babel Language & Cultural Consultants

Babel delivers language training in all major world languages, coaches delegates to be culturally competent in their global roles, briefs expats for starting new jobs overseas and helps create high-performing remote teams.

Telephone: 020 8295 5877
Address: Roxby House, 20-22 Station Road, Sidcup
Postcode: DA15 7EJ
Country: United Kingdom
Website: http://www.babelgroup.co.uk
Membership type:Corporate 6-20 (£250+VAT pa)

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We are proud to work with organisations to develop their people to succeed internationally.  Over the last twenty years, we have effectively delivered 500,000 hours of language training, from Arabic to Vietnamese, coached 10,000 delegates to be culturally competent in their global roles, briefed international assignees for starting new lives overseas and polished the international presentation, communication and negotiation skills of thousands of delegates.

 

Our programmes cover critical skills such as language development, effective communication, virtual teams, collaborative working, feedback and performance management, international mobility, diversity and inclusion. Whether you have a straightforward need for language learning or require broader support, we will define your own blended learning solution.   Please contact Sue on 020 8295 5877 or sue.curry@babelgroup.co.uk

Cultural Training - Graduate Development Programme

Cultural Training - Graduate Development Programme

If graduates play an important part in your company’s future, you will know that you are working in a demanding and competitive environment. Attracting and retaining the cream of your industry’s talent is an important and expensive commitment.

Cultural Training - Working Effectively with the Middle East

Cultural Training - Working Effectively with the Middle East

Working with the Middle East can be challenging. Even though it is stimulating and rewarding, there are potential difficulties when people from different cultures misunderstand each other, especially when English is not their first language.

Cultural Training - Working Effectively with the French

Cultural Training - Working Effectively with the French

Working with the French can be challenging. Even though it is stimulating and rewarding, there are potential difficulties when people from different cultures misunderstand each other, especially when English is not their first language.

Cultural Training - Working Effectively with the Germans

Cultural Training - Working Effectively with the Germans

Working with the Germans can be challenging. Even though it is stimulating and rewarding, there are potential difficulties when people from different cultures misunderstand each other, especially when English is not their first language.

Cultural Training - Working and Living Effectively in the UK

Cultural Training - Working and Living Effectively in the UK

If you have an international assignee/s arriving in the UK to live and work, how will the British attitudes and behaviours impact on their work and daily life? Will they need to modify their behaviour to create a positive impression? What's it really like living in the UK? Partners and children are welcome to join the session.

Cultural Training - Working Effectively with India

Cultural Training - Working Effectively with India

Working with colleagues/ clients/ suppliers from a different culture, such as India, can be challenging. Even though it is stimulating and rewarding, there are potential difficulties when people from a mixture of cultures misunderstand each other, especially when English is not their first language.

Cultural Training - Working Effectively with the Chinese

Cultural Training - Working Effectively with the Chinese

Working with the Chinese can be challenging. Even though it is stimulating and rewarding, there are potential difficulties when people from different cultures misunderstand each other, especially when English is not their first language.

Cultural Training - Working Effectively with the Japanese

Cultural Training - Working Effectively with the Japanese

Working with the Japanese can be challenging. Even though it is stimulating and rewarding, there are potential difficulties when people from different cultures misunderstand each other, especially when English is not their first language.

Personal Impact

Personal Impact

Working internationally presents companies with challenges to develop their people to become capable, global leaders. If you need to interact more competently with others, we offer a variety of courses to enhance your worldwide capability.

Cross-Cultural Training

Cross-Cultural Training

Cultural competency is a skill for anyone working in a global organisation. We help people recognise and understand the inevitable cultural differences they encounter and develop the skills necessary to successfully manage these differences.

English (as a Foreign Language) Training

English (as a Foreign Language) Training

We offer tailored business and general English courses to help develop your speaking and listening skills, improve your fluency in English and to enable you to interact more effectively with colleagues and clients.

Language Training

Language Training

We offer inspiring and interactive language lessons at a convenient time, tailored to your own specific goals, with enthusiastic support and motivation from your own native-speaking personal tutor.

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Thanksgiving 2018

Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving Day is an annual national holiday in the United States and Canada celebrating the harvest and other blessings of the past year.

22 November 2018Read in full

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Babel focuses on Diwali 2018 Festival of Lights

Diwali, the five-day Hindu festival of lights, is the most popular of all the festivals of South Asia. Although it is known predominantly as a Hindu festival, it is also celebrated by Jains, Sikhs and Newar Buddhists. Read Babel's blog and take its Diwali Quiz with your colleagues and friends.

7 November 2018Read in full

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Babel Cultural Newsletter: US

Each month Babel Language offers its clients, learners and friends in the industry, free briefings and expert advice for working with different cultures. This month, it is focusing on the US.

23 October 2018Read in full

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Babel: Can you say the world’s twistiest phrases?

Babel is today celebrating the European Day of Languages and would like to share a little bit of fun. One aspect of mastering a language is being able to conquer its tongue twisters. In English, this might be “around the rugged rock, the ragged rascal ran” or the childhood favourite “she sells seashells by the seashore”.

26 September 2018Read in full

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Babel Language & Cultural Training launches new website

Babel Language & Cultural Training is excited to announce that its new and refreshed website is live.

13 September 2018Read in full

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Cultural Newsletter: Greece

Each month Babel Language offers its clients, learners and friends in the industry, free briefings and expert advice for working with different cultures. This month, it is focusing on Greece.

21 August 2018Read in full

Cultural training – nice to have or must-have?

Cultural training – nice to have or must-have?

Babel Language makes the case for why, in this global age, the price of cultural misunderstanding and miscommunication far outweighs the cost of training to prevent it.

1 August 2018Read in full

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Working effectively in Chile

Each month Babel Language offers its clients, learners and friends in the industry, free briefings and expert advice for working with different cultures This month, it is focusing on Chile.

31 July 2018Read in full

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