Educate YOUR CHILDREN 2day for the JOB REALITIES of 2morrow!

ALERT to parents of high school/middle school kids:
The number of students majoring in another language are falling worldwide.  In the UK alone there has been a 50% reduction and consequently they are closing language programs in major universities (from 105 to 62… 50%) and they predict closing another 40% in the coming future.
This newspaper article from the UK Guardian newspaper details this problem with real facts:

http://www.theguardian.com/education/2013/aug/17/language-teaching-crisis-universities-closure

What does that mean to us? OPPORTUNITY!
Multilingual people are going to be needed in the future job markets worldwide.  French & Arabic particularly and probably also the Asian languages, Korean, Chinese and Hebrew as well. Google is owned by Israeli citizens and it’s mostly jewish people working there. Nothing wrong with it, just saying – Google is everywhere so look at the opportunities our kids (American kids) are missing out on.
Some things we can’t catch up on, Indians & Asians have a lock on tech jobs but not language jobs. Diplomacy, working in embassies, foreign offices, CIA, NSA etc, they need more multilingual spies…lol! Journalism, international business & marketing (with an international language degree) this is where the jobs are and will be. We’re always behind the curve, now we have a heads up that’s not difficult to achieve. Kids that learn every Lil Wayne lyric can learn foreign languages, easily – Lil Wayne and his ilk SPEAK a foreign language in their music!
Suppose YOUR kids start learning 2 more languages NOW… and take a minute and think about your adult children sitting at home LATER (like some of your friend’s kids) doing nothing!
Make sure you enroll them in a language class when they go back to school this year!
Email me at SenegalStylefb@gmail.com for information about our StudyAbroad language programs for gap year and college students!

Cheapest way to get to Senegal (via the US & UK!)

Cheapest way to get to Senegal from the US:

Call Thomas Cook travel in Orlando and Las Vegas and find out when they have the cheapest flights to the UK. Sometimes you can get one for $100 out of Vegas. Subscribe to a service that will alert you for cheap flights to Vegas (or Orlando) again, $50 sometimes.

To get to Dakar, ask them how much from France to Dakar, again on TC travel (they are the cheapest of everyone) and then take the train to France, go to the airport and catch a flight directly here.

If you do it right, $500/$1000 round trip, max for the US!

Cheapest way to get to Senegal from the UK:

Call Thomas Cook travel in the UK and ask when their cheapest flight are to Gambia and schedule your vacation during that time. Book a flight from Gambia to Senegal (Air Arik, or Gambia Bird) and we’ll pick you up at the airport!

OR for a direct flight into Dakar (and save the time and money going thru Gambia), simply leave from France. Interestingly enough, Thomas Cook only flies into Senegal thru France, not from the UK.

See you soon!

Sineta George
SenegalStylefb@gmail.com

My Favorite Links:

BoumBoum Drums in the UK – nice website, cool looking fonts, lots of video!  This is how I want my site to look when I grow up!

Amanda has been supporting SenegalStyle DJEMBES! for over 6/7 years and she never hesitates to selflessly help other drum companies and instructors in her region as well.  We’ve never met but I don’t hesitate to call her a friend and I wish her only success with her health and her drumming projects in Cornwall, UK.

www.boumboum.co.uk

Contact info:  Amanda Pickering is her name,  boumboum@boumboum.co.uk is her email!  Tell her SenegalStyle sent you!

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My next friend is new, but I’m grateful for him allowing a reciprocal link of our SeneglaStyle Budget B&B Hotel and Language Program, to his website.  Thank you Dave!

href=”http://www.davestravelcorner.com/links”>Dave’s Travel Corner</a>

The name of his site is Dave’s Travel Corner and he currently lives in the UK.  Over the past 16+ years his core focus has been promoting experiential travel; his readers are actively interested in a wide range of travel experiences across a variety of budgets.  He began Dave’s Travel Corner in late 1996 as a result of a life-changing trip to Nepal in which he trekked near Everest Base Camp.  He began writing a journal while on the trip and it was the notes from this journal that became the foundation for Dave’s Travel Corner.

CONTACT EMAIL:  dave@davestravelcorner.com

Tell him SenegalStyle sent you!

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Hostelz.com Hostel Database

Reviews and info on backpackers hostels worldwide.

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SHAMELESS SELF PROMOTION:

Facebook Fan Page:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Senegalstyle-Budget-Hostel-Group-Accommodation/234337296717244?ref=hl

Take a look at our photos and friends and ‘like’ our page as well!

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TripAdvisor.com – the internet’s LARGEST travel portal!  SenegalStyle has 3 TOP RATED properties on this site:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Search?q=senegalstyle&sub-search=SEARCH&geo=&pid=3825&returnTo=__2F__

SenegalStyle AFRICAN DRUMMING! – listed as THE #1 THING TO DO in Senegal!

SengalStyle TOURS! – Budget priced local car & driver service!  Reviews make it #2

SenegalStyle Budget B&B & HomeStay GuestHouse – 63 Reviews 4.5 score, rated #4!

and other travel resources:

SenegalStyle Day Trippin’ – affordably priced day trips both inside and outside of Dakar!

Our bilingual (English, French, Italian, Japanese, Arabic) and professional private tour guides accompany budget travelers to help plan a realistic and interesting itinerary, accompany you on all your travels and take the confusion out of arranging public transport, making your journeys more focused and efficient.

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SenegalStyle Budget B&B Hostel, Language Program and GROUP ACCOMMODATION!

https://senegalstylehostel.wordpress.com/2013/07/19/3/#reblog

A NEW CONCEPT in STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS as well as an ECONOMY PRICED English Speaking Room Accommodation!  We also have an INTERNSTHIP & SMALL BUSINESS INCUBATION PROGRAM for international BUSINESS STUDENTS & ENTREPRENEURS & VOLUNTEERS as well as French/Arabic/Wolof language programs & African Drum School!

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GoAbroad & StudyAbroad.com the Internet’s LARGEST Study Abroad Site!

http://www.goabroad.com/providers/senegal-style-volunteers%21/programs#78

At ONLY $1250 A MONTH, our LANGUAGE PROGRAMS, INTERNSHIP & VOLUNTEER PLATFORMS and SMALL BUSINESS INCUBATOR are cheaper than a college course AND it’s in EXOTIC AFRICA!  Using any of our travel programs you can find your way around Senegal on the weekends and have a MEMORIABLE LEARNING & CULTURAL EXPERIENCE in Sunny Senegal!

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SenegalStyle B&B GuestHouse and AIRPORT PICKUP SERVICE!

The ORIGINAL ‘STYLE’ in SenegalStyle Travel Services! 24/7 airport pickup service to ANY LOCATION in DAKAR!

http://senegalstyle.wordpress.com/

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SenegalStyle Budget B&B Hostel is a NEW CONCEPT in STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS!

With COLLEGE COURSES and continuing education costs SPIRALING OUT OF CONTROL, our programs feature ROOM ACCOMMODATION & INSTRUCTION for students in French, Arabic, Wolof & African DRUMMING! We also have an INTERNSTHIP & SMALL BUSINESS INCUBATION PROGRAM for international BUSINESS STUDENTS & ENTREPRENEURS!

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BASED IN DAKAR, SENEGAL, WEST AFRICA (low priced but HIGH QUALITY housing, food, and instruction), our all inclusive language programs for FRENCH, ARABIC & WOLOF (West African Studies) are PERFECT for students on a tight budget. The African drumming is the same price, taught by Master Drummer & DrumMAKER, Ibrahima Sene. He has been training international Senegalese drum instructors here in Dakar for over 20 years. Please google ‘SenegalStyle Djembes’ to see his work & background information.

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At ONLY $1250 A MONTH, our language programs, African drum school,  business incubator & internships are cheaper than a college course.

Classes are 5x a week, 2hrs a day with 2+ hours of homework & includes books, a certified professional bilingual English speaking teacher that comes to the compound, one on one with the students, (not a tutor or college student off the street) & room accommodation.

With meals the cost is $1550 a month.  Free airport pickup and wifi are also included as well as locked storage cabinets to safely store your clothing, computers, etc when you leave the house.

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IF YOU JUST NEED A VACATION consider ‘Doin’ it SenegalStyle’ & come to Dakar! Our Anglophone B&B in Francophone Senegal is the PERFECT OASIS for you and your family!

Our rates are $20-24 a night per person, dorm style rooms w/internet, (5 large rooms, 6 bathrooms, kitchen, 2 balconies, a terrace and a large garden area downstairs along with a small African hut on the roof for relaxing, or exercise).  We also have 3 B&B private rooms with en suite bathrooms for a more comfortable stay ($40-$42 a night, per person).

Here is a link to our TripAdvisor.com reviews:

 http://www.tripadvisor.com/Search?q=senegalstyle&sub-search=SEARCH&geo=&pid=3825&returnTo=__2F__

And you’ll see our African drumming lessons and SenegalStyle TOURS are Rated #1 and 2 under their ‘Things to Do in Dakar’ section!  We also won the TripAdvisor.com Certificate of Excellence award for 2011 and again this year for 2013!

and our other wordpress website:

https://senegalstylehostel.wordpress.com/2013/07/19/3/

Thanks for looking, have a nice day and feel free to contact me at SenegalStylefb@gmail.com for more info!

 

See my GREAT BLOGS in the COMMENTS section! lol!

It’s 5:30am here… dateline Dakar, Senegal, West Africa and I just realized I’ve been posting blog pages in my comments section! Actually, I knew it when I did it but because I was barely coherent during the time I thought it was a good idea!

Now I see that’s sorta crazy and I was just sleep deprived from 30 days of fasting and getting up at the crack of dawn during Ramadan!

Maybe it was a stroke of genius… hmmmmm