The Lingo Ledger

28 Helpful Tools to Use When Providing Online Training

By Sophie Boyer / October 20, 2016

Whether providing one-on-one coaching or trainings for groups of employees around the world, online instruction has benefits that go far beyond the convenience and scalability, Working online ...

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Topics: Corporate Training, EdTech, online language training

3 Ways to Increase Engagement in Language Training for Engineers

By Emma Rauschkolb / May 03, 2016

Engagement is critical to the success of any language-learning program. In order to increase student engagement you must tap into their individual motivations and ensure lessons are reflective of ...

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Topics: Corporate Training, Language Learning

Infographic: Business Language Training & Your Bottom Line

By Jenny Tannenbaum / April 28, 2016

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Topics: Corporate Training, Language Learning

7 Questions When Choosing an Advanced Business English Solution

By Jenny Tannenbaum / April 13, 2016

In the modern workplace, where company culture, productivity and employee engagement dramatically affect the bottom line, employers are finding effective communication to be more important than ever....

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Topics: Corporate Training, corporate training, ed tech, Language learning, Language Learning, online language training

What Role Should Technology Play in Language Instruction?

By Emma Rauschkolb / April 08, 2016

A successful language learning program is rooted in the relationship between teacher and student. Technology plays an important role in the process, facilitating this relationship and providing a ...

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Topics: Corporate Training, corporate training, Instructors, Language learning, Language Learning, language lessons, Lingo Live, native instructor, online language training

Instructor Spotlight: Kathleen Ramage

By Madeline Vu / August 06, 2015

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXziMO-pro0&w=560&h=315]   Kathleen Ramage has been teaching English online for the past 4 years. She's taught thousands of group and private lessons to ...

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Topics: Corporate Training, corporate training, Culture, ed tech, english lessons, Instructor Spotlight, Language learning, language lessons, lingo live, online language training

Your Language Learning Progress Reimagined

By Madeline Vu / July 16, 2015

For the past six months, we’ve been working to design a new progress dashboard to give students timely insight into proficiency and progress. We’re excited to introduce significant improvements in ...

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Topics: Corporate Training, corporate training, EdTech, edtech, Language learning, Language Learning, lingo live, Lingo Live, online language training

Student Spotlight: Juan Vivero

By Madeline Vu / June 29, 2015

Juan Francisco Vivero is a Global Auditor at Heineken based in New York City. He received his bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting from Sacred Heart University and earned his MBA from ...

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Topics: Corporate Training, corporate training, Culture, EdTech, portuguese lessons, Language learning, Language Learning, language lessons, language training, lingo live, Lingo Live, Student Spotlight

Instructor Spotlight: Vanessa Rees

By Madeline Vu / June 18, 2015

Vanessa Rees has taught both English and Spanish for over five years and most recently with Lingo Live for two years. She’s worked with a variety of students, from young children, teenagers, to ...

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Topics: Corporate Training, corporate training, Culture, EdTech, english lessons, Instructors, Language learning, Language Learning, language lessons, lingo live, Lingo Live, native instructor, spanish lessons, vanessa rees

Student Spotlight: Lisa Thompson

By Madeline Vu / June 12, 2015

Lisa Thompson is board certified in emergency medicine and has been practicing for more than 20 years. She is also certified in the field of hospice and palliative care. For the past 3 years she has ...

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Topics: Corporate Training, corporate training, Culture, ed tech, EdTech, Language learning, Language Learning, lingo live, Lingo Live, medical vocabulary, spanish lessons, telemedicine

Instructor Spotlight: Julia Matson

By Madeline Vu / June 04, 2015

Julia Matson has years of experience teaching English to non-native speakers and studying language acquisition. Before joining Lingo Live in June 2014, Julia taught English in Minnesota to adult ...

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Topics: Corporate Training, corporate training, Culture, EdTech, Education, Instructors, Language learning, Language Learning, language lessons, language training, lingo live, Lingo Live, native instructor

Student Spotlight: Tyler Muse

By Madeline Vu / May 29, 2015

“I started taking Portuguese lessons because it was the only language we taught at the time that I didn’t know how to speak. I also wanted to experience first hand how students were using Lingo Live ...

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Topics: brazil, Corporate Training, corporate training, Culture, Education, portuguese, language barriers, Language learning, Language Learning, language lessons, language training, lingo live, Lingo Live

How Much Does a Monolingual Employee Cost You?

By Madeline Vu / April 17, 2015

Business risks and challenges associated with language barriers will continue to grow as global markets become more integrated. According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 95 percent of the world's ...

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Topics: Business, Corporate Training, corporate training, EdTech, Education, global expansion, Language learning, Language Learning, lingo live, Lingo Live

How Much Does a Monolingual Employee Cost You? Part 2: Missed Connections

By Madeline Vu / March 16, 2015

This is the second installment of a three-part series detailing the impact of corporate language training on the bottom line of multinational companies. According to a study from Ernst & Young, 70 ...

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Topics: Corporate Training, corporate training, global expansion, language barriers, Language Learning, language training, Lingo Live, online language training

How Much Does a Monolingual Employee Cost You? Part 1: The Cost of the "Quick Fix"

By Tyler Muse / February 23, 2015

This is the first installment of a three-part series detailing the impact of corporate language training on the bottom line of multinational companies. At Lingo Live, we teach employees of ...

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Topics: Corporate Training, corporate training, google translate, productivity, Language Learning, language lessons, language training, lingo live

One Simple Rule For Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions

By Tyler Muse / January 02, 2014

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Topics: Corporate Training, New Year's Resolution