The Lingo Ledger

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

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

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? 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