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Leading Language-Learning Company Adds Support for Hebrew, Korean, Indonesian, and Turkish Languages to its "Daily Habit" Learning Resources
Transparent Language now supports 24 languages in its Word of the Day service, as well as 30 in its Language and Culture Blogs.Nashua, N.H., April 12, 2012 -Transparent Language, Inc., a leading provider of language-learning solutions for the government, military, education, library, corporate, and consumer markets, announced today the addition of Hebrew, Korean, Indonesian, and Turkish to its popular Word of the Day service. With the addition of these four languages, Transparent Language Word of the Day is now available for free in 24 unique languages, including Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese, and many more.
Transparent Language Word of the Day, which is available free to all language learners, is designed to make language part of learners' daily routines by presenting and teaching proper usage of a new word each day. In addition to providing a sample sentence and audio pronunciation, the service also displays language and culture blog articles. Transparent Language Word of the Day adds a unique twist by providing Twitter search functionality to find social media discussions in which the day's word is being used, allowing learners to see exactly how the word is employed by real, native speakers in everyday life.
Transparent Language also announced the addition of a new Hebrew Language and Culture Blog, written by a team of educators, learners, and native speakers. Designed to enrich basic language studies with cultural vibrancy and commentary on current events and real-world topics, Transparent Language's 30 Language and Culture Blogs provide readers with language-learning tips and tricks, as well as cultural information surrounding their target language.
"Research has shown that daily exposure to a language can significantly increase a person's success in achieving proficiency," said Michael Quinlan, CEO of Transparent Language. "We provide our language learners with high-quality free language resources like the Language and Culture Blogs and Word of the Day service to support their daily habit."
Language learners may subscribe to Transparent Language Word of the Day through email, RSS feed, Twitter, or Facebook. In addition, blogs and websites can embed a fully-customizable language widget on their site, free of charge. For a full list of the languages offered, visit www.transparent.com/word-of-the-day/. Learners can also browse the Language and Culture Blogs at blogs.transparent.com.
The Transparent Language Word of the Day and the Language and Culture Blogs are also made available to patrons and students of both public libraries and schools that subscribe to Transparent Language Online™. Transparent Language Online is an effective and engaging language-learning program that is packed full of pronunciation, speech, grammar, writing, and vocabulary-building lessons for over 80 languages. Featuring top-of-the-line courses combined with extensive social media resources, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system available.
About Transparent Language, Inc.
At Transparent Language, we leverage our expertise in technology and in the research and practice of language learning and teaching to build unique capabilities for use by US Government agencies and organizations, as well as hundreds of public libraries, thousands of schools, and millions of individuals. We care about all languages, regardless of commercial value. We believe that language technology needs to work for all courses and curricula, not just a few courses. It needs to benefit not only individuals, but entire programs. We believe that great language technology not only changes the user experience; it transforms the economics, logistics, and reliability of language learning.