Like many enterprising executives, Peter Dunham, operations manager for a medium software company based in Sydney, was surprised to find how much fun he had learning a new language. He learned to speak Japanese at VLLC to help him communicate with his Asian clients.
Paul said he had tried unsuccessfully to learn Japanese by traditional schoolroom methods and simple online apps as he was inhibited by the grammar, no structure and by trying to make interpretations word by word in his head, rather than allowing it to flow freely. He found VLLC's flexibility and the ability to do it anywhere to be very beneficial when you are trying to run a company at the same time. Paul said "It's just like meeting a lot of new people from other countries, and getting to know how they live, what they eat and drink and what makes them laugh! It felt like I was mixing business with pleasure".
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