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2014-03-12 20:23:42

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce the launch of the AC Research Center (ARC). As an organization with four decades of experience in the design and implementation of large-scale language immersion, academic exchange, and language education, American Councils has established ARC in order to expand the pool of policy-relevant data and research available to decision-makers at all levels who are concerned...

2014-02-21 12:28:47

RALEIGH, North Carolina, February 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To cater to its 300,000 English language learners, online education platform WizIQ launches a series of language courses by renowned English teachers. WizIQ currently hosts 2,800 online English language courses. These special new courses taught by teachers with large followings around the globe will transform the platform into a virtual school for English language learning. The first course, 'Learn...

2014-02-12 23:01:23

Little Pim Founder Julia Pimsleur to Present at Walmart |Women in Toys Panel and Digital Kids Conference; Nominated for Wonder Women in Licensing & Entertainment New York, NY (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Little Pim promises to make a big impact on this year’s 111th American International Toy Fair at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. The award-winning foreign language learning program for young children will debut its expanded product line at Booth #5936. Additionally, CEO and Founder...

2014-01-27 08:33:04

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Educational Testing Service (ETS), creator of the TOEFL® test, announces the launch of the TOEFL® Primary(TM) tests. Designed specifically for students ages 8 and up, the tests measure the English communication skills and progress of students in English classes. The TOEFL Primary tests, the newest addition to the growing TOEFL Family of Assessments, launched its first two successful administrations in Brazil and Korea in 2013. The...

2013-12-18 08:33:27

OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An increasing number of online English as a Second Language (ESL) programs to teach foreign students have sprouted up around the globe in the past decade. Online instruction has made a grand entry into education with its significant benefits to teachers and students. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131218/PH34987-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131218/PH34987LOGO-b) An increase in student motivation, use...

2013-12-13 23:02:18

eReflect discusses the empowerment of learning English with Christopher Delacruz, a forerunner in English education in the Philippines. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 In a recent interview with Christopher Delacruz, eReflect asked what Delacruz’s goal of “freedom” for the people of the Philippines meant. Delacruz explained that in America the ability to learn freely, especially in the arena of linguistics, creates almost endless opportunities for growth and...

2013-11-25 12:29:10

NEW YORK, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon & Schuster's Pimsleur® Language Programs announced today that it is offering free downloads of 15 lessons of its Tagalog language program to support aid agencies and volunteers helping the millions affected by the devastating Typhoon Haiyan which tore through the Philippines two weeks ago. Pimsleur, a leading publisher of foreign-language learning programs, has made the courses available free of charge on its website Pimsleur.com...

2013-11-18 23:23:22

Downloadable Content Now Available for the InnoTab Learning Tablet Range New York, NY (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Little Pim®, the award-winning foreign language-learning program for young children, is excited to announce a partnership with VTech® (http://www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children. The Little Pim foreign language video series for preschoolers will be available for the InnoTab...

2013-11-18 23:02:59

Transparent Language is set to unveil new content creation and assignment tools at the 2013 American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) conference. Nashua, NH (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Transparent Language, Inc., a leading provider of language-learning technology for the government, education, corporate, library, and consumer markets, announced today the launch of a new Instructor Portal in Transparent Language Online for Education, the company’s premier, web-based...

2013-11-12 12:24:42

Language learning company celebrates 50th anniversary with the release of survey and launch of new Pimsleur Course Manager App, book and sweepstakes NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pimsleur Language Programs today releases its first survey, Americans and Language: Perceptions and Realities, and celebrates 50 years in the language industry. According to the survey, less than 10 percent of Americans are aware that Mandarin Chinese is the most commonly spoken language in the world, and...