For more than 20 years, Language Advantage has been delivering real results and transforming businesses. Our customized business language training programs have increased company productivity by helping employees communicate more effectively in a foreign language and culture. We offer online and on-site training across Canada. All programs are available in French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin and Japanese, but we can also accommodate other language needs. Read more about our mission and our programs.
Nowadays, nearly every business in Canada – and potentially all over the globe – has some diversity level in the workplace. It is a great asset – diversity brings fresh ideas and a multicultural view of the work environment while also stimulating creativity and innovation.
However, a multilingual workforce also presents unique challenges. With multilingual teams, miscommunication can happen frequently, and employees may have preconceived ideas about co-workers from different countries and cultures. Likewise, unclear or inadequate communication can also lead to dangerous situations, where employees have, for instance, difficulties understanding security protocols. read more
Passionate About People
Do you often feel lost and powerless in an international meeting because you can’t fully understand what is being said? You’re not alone!
Did you know that 67% of executives believe that language miscommunications lead to inefficiencies? And that almost 50% agree that it makes collaborations more difficult, which slows down the overall productivity?
What if we could offer you a simple method to get you to quickly and efficiently become proficient in a foreign business culture? Yes, it is possible! And we will help you reach that goal by teaching you the language and the specific industry terms in which you’re operating
I’m Catherine Jodar and for 20 years I’ve been helping executives and professionals to communicate with ease and confidence in their multinational operations. My mission is to make you feel comfortable in another language so that your business can succeed.
Take my 5 minute free Are You Suffering From Language-itis Quiz to see if your career is being hurt by your lack of language skills across business borders.
We customize our language training programs to meet our client's communication needs in doing business in Canada and around the world.
Our programs are also tailored to each industry with sector-specific vocabulary.
We provide training on-site and off-site according to our client's schedule and availability.
We hire experienced instructors who are qualified teachers of a second language.
“One of the best personal and professional decision was to engage Language Advantage Inc. to help me improve my Spanish language skills. More specifically, Jacobo has made learning a new language quick and easy and has given me the confidence to interact globally with business connections driving new opportunities.”
“Language Advantage has provided French and English language instruction to members of our firm for the past 15 years. All of the instructors have been excellent and have created a very positive and fun learning environment. Language Advantage is dedicated to providing top rate service to its clients.”
Director Professional Development
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP