Inverness language school’s fast fluency claim
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A language ace from Inverness is running classes which he says will have you learning a foreign language around three times faster.
Neil Kendall, of Aignish Drive, Inverness, started Neil Kendall Language School 12 months ago and despite the pandemic forcing online learning, has built up clients locally and internationally.
Rock musician Mr Kendall developed an unexpected passion for language learning after a trip to Spain. He now speaks 10 languages and believes the way languages are taught in school is fundamentally flawed.
He said: “I started researching and testing different methods for learning and eventually discovered that there are far better and more enjoyable ways to learn languages than how we’re taught in school.
“I turned myself from a language dunce into a language warrior and have learned 10 languages so far.
“The problem is that the methods used in school and in most language classes are boring and ineffective, which puts people off and makes them associate it with hard work and negativity.”
Instead, he incorporates “accelerated learning techniques” which enable people to learn faster and more effectively. His classes use a variety of colourful animated courses, music and group interaction which bring the classroom to life and get people confidently speaking, reading and writing in a language in record time.
He added: “I systemised what I learned into complete courses which will get a person to the point where they can effectively communicate in another language in three months or less. I also run intensive courses where I can teach all the material in a single weekend, my Speed Learn A Language courses.
“My classes are totally unique and unlike any other language classes being taught anywhere in the world.”