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2012-12-17 12:23:42

BOSTON, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- National Geographic Learning (NGL), part of Cengage Learning and a provider of quality educational materials for the PreK?12, higher education, adult education and ELT markets, and Educational Testing Service (ETS), the global leader in providing fair and valid English language assessments, research and related services, today announced the launch of ELTeach, a curriculum, assessment and certificate program that provides professional development for...

2012-12-06 12:23:42

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oxford University Press, the world's largest university press, is extending its language teaching solutions through a partnership with Eleutian Technology. Oxford University Press and Eleutian today announced the release of TeachCast(TM) with Oxford, a jointly developed, innovative online English language teaching service that opens up the opportunity for students around the world to learn English. TeachCast(TM) with Oxford combines...

2012-10-13 04:02:11

Groundbreaking foreign language learning for kids under age six New York, NY (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 With Little Pim´s gift sets, parents and grandparents have the perfect kit to get their child started on the road to bilingualism. Little Pim gift sets are the complete introduction to a new language, and a gift that will truly last a lifetime. Little Pim is a groundbreaking learning system that teaches foreign languages to young children. Little Pim was specifically designed for...

2012-09-26 06:27:39

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After pioneering the field of online education in the mid-nineties with the world's first Master's degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) taught online in real time, Anaheim University has launched an Online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in TESOL. Although an online Doctorate in TESOL or Applied Linguistics is not a new degree, an accredited Doctoral degree in TESOL that is taught online is unique, and the...

2012-09-12 06:29:51

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pimsleur is pleased to announce the introduction of its new Finnish language learning programs, including Conversational Finnish and Comprehensive Finnish. These programs are available as digital downloads or on CD from Pimsleur.com as well as from distributors and retailers worldwide. Pimsleur Finnish is currently the only comprehensive self-study course for Finnish available in the marketplace. It has been Pimsleur's most widely requested new...

2012-08-08 23:04:00

SpeakSpanishLive (SSL), delivering innovative one-on-one language immersion via live videoconferencing, has entered into an agreement with Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business to offer discounts to Rollins students, alumni and staff. SSL helps tourists, business professionals, students and others around the world to learn Spanish from experienced Guatemalan instructors without having to travel abroad. It also benefits the teachers – mostly women – by providing...

2012-07-28 23:02:33

With their software proven to improve a child´s spelling in as little as one week, Ultimate Spelling today announces the intricate science behind their spelling tutorial platform. New York City, NY (PRWEB) July 27, 2012 Following a huge boom in the popularity of the Ultimate Spelling platform, many are demanding to know exactly how it works. Now, for the first time ever, the company behind the software is releasing details of the science behind its creation. “Ultimate Spelling...

2012-06-23 23:00:45

Following the software´s recent 2012 upgrade, Ultimate Spelling announces the science behind their three year creation. New York City, NY (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 Following three years of diligent research and development, the team behind Ultimate Spelling today announce the science behind their revolutionary spelling software. “Ultimate Spelling takes an evidence-based approach to learning” says Marc Slater, Managing Director of the company behind the software. Continuing,...

Language Translator Startup Duolingo Gets Funding From TV Star
2012-06-20 12:00:14

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com While he only plays a billionaire who made his fortune as a savvy tech visionary, actor Ashton Kutcher could be helping computer scientists Luis von Ahn and Severin Hacker actually become dotcom successes. Kutcher, who replaced actor Charlie Sheen in the hit CBS comedy “Two and a Half Men,” where he plays a successful software programmer who sold his company to Microsoft for a billion dollars, has made an independent investment in Duolingo, a...

2012-06-04 06:20:53

NEW YORK, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The USO and Pimsleur® Language Programs, in partnership with The Boston Foundation, are proud to announce FREE AFGHAN LANGUAGE PROGRAMS, an initiative to eliminate language barriers for U.S. troops stationed in Afghanistan. Troops arriving or stationed in Afghanistan are now tasked with the responsibility of training and helping local communities stabilize on their own as sovereignty is slowly transitioned to the Afghani people. FREE AFGHAN...