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

Why I couldn’t learn a language from a software program.

By Ève Doré / October 11, 2016

I remember the exciting day my sister came back from the store with a software program to learn Spanish. That was it. We were about to speak that exotic and beautiful language fluently in no-time....

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Topics: EdTech, online language training, Coach's Stories

Using Technology to Scale the Human Touch

By Jenny Tannenbaum / September 01, 2016

In this HR Tech Showcase, our very own Director of Learning, Josh Frank discusses the use of technology to scale the human touch....

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Topics: EdTech, technology, video

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

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 Rosetta Stone Buying TellMeMore Doesn't Bode Well for Language Learners

By Tyler Muse / December 11, 2013

Today, Wednesday, December 11th, Rosetta Stone announced the acquisition of Tell Me More for $28 million. What does this mean?...

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Topics: EdTech, rosetta stone, Language Learning, lingo live, livemocha, tellmemore

How Google Helpouts Could Teach Michael Bloomberg to Speak Spanish

By Tyler Muse / November 05, 2013

Google, a company whose daring ventures range from self-driving cars to prolonging death itself, announced today a platform called Google Helpouts, dubbed "a new way to get and give personalized help ...

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Topics: EdTech, google, Google Hangouts, Google Helpouts, Language Learning, Michael Bloomberg

Rosetta Stone buys LiveMocha: 5 Reasons Why This Was a Mistake (Part II)

By Tyler Muse / April 08, 2013

This is Part II of our previous blog post entitled "Rosetta Stone buys LiveMocha: 5 Reasons Why This Was a Mistake". ...

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Topics: EdTech, Education, internet, passionate language, language learners, Language learning, Language Learning, online tutoring service, technology

Rosetta Stone buys LiveMocha: 5 Reasons Why This Was a Mistake

By Tyler Muse / April 04, 2013

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Topics: Business, EdTech, Education, Language Learning, technology

SXSW Wrap

By Tyler Muse / March 17, 2013

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Topics: EdTech, jessie woolley-wilson, lingo live, Startups, sxsw, sxsw edu