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New Online Blended Learning Program Revolutionizes Language Learning

Transparent Language's Transparent Connect™ Online Courses Blend Cutting Edge Language-Learning Software and Live Instruction

Nashua, N.H., September 7, 2011 - Transparent Language, Inc. announces the release of Transparent Connect, a complete language-learning solution that marries the two most important elements to foreign language acquisition: personal instruction and effective courseware. Now language learners are able to participate in one of the most unique online language courses available.

Transparent Connect provides a True Blended Learning™ experience. In 2009, the Department of Education reported that "blended learning" - in which face-to-face instruction is paired with online courses - produces better results than traditional learning or online learning alone. Combining top-of-the-line courseware with personal coaching from real, live instructors, Transparent Connect enables language learners to receive a better-than-classroom language education from the comfort of their own homes.

"Language learning strategies have changed, and the world needs a fast and effective solution," said Michael Quinlan, CEO of Transparent Language. "It is a victory for language learners everywhere to have Transparent Connect available."

Transparent Connect is offered in three different program options, all of which are accessible online, available directly from web-browsers.

  • For learners searching for the complete language-learning solution that blends personalized attention from experienced instructors with dozens of hours of supplemental learning materials, Transparent Connect Classroom courses are the perfect choice.
  • For learners searching for a language-learning program that gives access to the highest-quality learning materials, the option of speaking with an experienced, private language coach, and the freedom to work at their own pace, then Transparent Connect Self-Guided courses are the choice for them.
  • For learners looking for a quick way to either start a new language or refresh a language they've at one time studied, Transparent Connect Workshops are an ideal option.

With multiple program options, flexible scheduling, and an ever growing number of available languages - all available directly from a web browser - Transparent Connect offers an option for every language learner.

Pricing for Transparent Connect programs starts at $119. Program features include:

  • Personal coaching from instructors
  • The new Essentials™ courseware comes with over 50 hours of self-guided language-learning materials
  • Byki Online supplemental, vocabulary-building learning material
  • Access to Byki Mobile for language learning on-the-go
  • Fun and engaging learning activities
  • Delivered online via your web-browser
  • And more!

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.