Life with Language Link
Each year the Vietnamese Trade Union will organize a staff trip for those at Language Link. This is an opportunity for staff to bring their families and spend time with colleagues. The trip is usually in Spring and the location changes each year.
Although Vietnam celebrates International Women’s day, it has one of its own. Vietnamese Women’s’ day is a time to celebrate women and the important part they play in making Vietnam such an amazing country. We organize special events and gifts for our female employees and encourage our male staff to get involved.
Various activities are held to celebrate the Mid-Autumn/Moon Festival in Vietnam. The main activities include worshiping the God of Earth, carrying carp-shaped lanterns and watching a traditional lion dance parade. This time of year is famous for ‘moon cakes’ made from a wide variety of ingredients from savoury to sweet.
Teachers are observed throughout the year to ensure quality and to offer any support our academic team can give them. At the end of each year, Language Link will carry out a performance review with each teacher. Those who have excelled receive beautiful awards which are presented at our year-end party.
Although Vietnam is predominantly Buddhist is does celebrate Christmas albeit not in the way people are accustomed to in the West. Hanoi becomes illuminated with beautiful lights and the streets filled with people stopping to take photos. Language Link introduces Christmas themes to our centres and make it a very fun time for our students […]
Vietnam recognizes the essential contribution that teachers bring to the country. Each November 20th is national Teachers’ Day. It is a time of joy, celebration and an opportunity to thank teachers for their dedication to educating the nation.
Although the Gregorian calendar is used in Vietnam, typically the people of Vietnam place more importance on the lunar calendar. The lunar new year usually falls around February each year and is the longest public holiday of the year (usually 1-week minimum). Language Link puts on a series of events to enjoy this occasion and […]
Each year all divisions of Language Link get together for a luxurious gala dinner to celebrate the year. This is a great opportunity for staff to relax, meet new people and enjoy the various performances alongside wonderful food.