Get serious about language learning

What do U.S. Government personnel, the military, public libraries, universities, and business executives have in common? They turn to Transparent Language for their language-learning needs. They're serious about languages, and so are we.

Available in more than 12,000

libraries, corporate organizations, and educational institutions

Over 100 languages available
We are serious about language learning

Our Story

At Transparent Language, we treat language learning as more than just a casual pursuit. For our customers, including some of the U.S. government's most stringent language schools, success is not optional. Their students must reach a specified level of proficiency in a set amount of time. We make their challenge our mission: to train language faster with more reliable results.

Our Mission

Fun programs with serious results

We develop innovative technology and methods to enable faster and more reliable language learning outcomes for professionals in organizations with critical language requirements, for students and teachers in academic environments, and for anyone else intent on becoming more proficient in another language. We know great learning technology is engaging and satisfying, with quality content and game dynamics that maintain every learner's attention. Our systems leverage the element of fun to achieve serious results - where students and instructors see and feel real progress. We also know the tools provided to teachers matter as much as those provided to students. We provide instructors with the comprehensive reporting features needed to improve language program management.

We care about every language

We don't just offer our own courses — our technology is designed to strengthen and leverage every course and curriculum. We care about every language, not just those where there is money to be made. We put our money into transformative technology and resources, instead of advertising, and concentrate on providing the most enticing, fun, and flexible language products possible.

Available to everyone

Our products are also available in more than 12,000 libraries, corporate organizations, and educational institutions worldwide. We also make the same effective, affordable system available to individuals who care about their own personal language learning, too.

We make their challenge our mission:
to train language faster with more reliable results.

We create the stuff that actually works

The software and technology trusted by the experts and used to make learning a language easier, faster, and more enjoyable for everyone.


At the heart of our technology is a research-based and experience-driven methodology designed to help students and adult learners quickly and clearly master a new language. More so than any other language company, we rely on work from the experts in both linguistics and neuroscience to create products that work - supported by expert research and proven best practices from the nation's leading professional language schools and government agencies.

Michael Quinlan, Founder & CEO
Instead of just making it fun and just making it easy, we also make it work.
Michael Quinlan, Founder & CEO

7000 Languages Project

The 7000 Languages Project is a non-profit effort to make world-class language learning technology available to language teams working with lesser-known and under-resourced languages. In April 2013, Transparent Language launched the 7000 Languages Project, an expanded effort to make their technology for language learning and teaching freely available to the proponents and practitioners of under-resourced languages.

We care about every language

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