Source: English Edge
Friday, July 15, 2011 12:30 PM IST (07:00 AM GMT)
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EnglishEdge Launches India’s first Portable Language Lab and Mobile based Language Learning
New Delhi, Delhi, India,
Friday, July 15, 2011
-- (Business Wire India)
EnglishEdge, the leader in technology aided language learning has launched India’s first Portable language lab and mobile based language learning services. The introduction of EnglishEdge software on two new platforms – Tablets & Mobiles will take English learning experience to a much higher level. EnglishEdge launched the new offerings at the World Education Summit, a premium event on education thought leadership.
On the occasion of the launch, Vivek Agarwal, CEO, EnglishEdge remarked, “We have always been committed to exploring how technology can be used to make high quality education and training available to millions of people at a cost that they can afford and at a place they can reach. The launch of EnglishEdge Portable Language Lab and mobile based language learning services is another step towards achieving that goal.”
EnglishEdge Portable language lab is an easily scalable solution that provides EnglishEdge software on tablets. EnglishEdge Tablet solutions are available for both schools [Portable language labs] and colleges [through EnglishEdge standalone tablets]. With interactive features like record-compare, video & internet based activities and 10 times more speaking time, portable language labs make learning more exciting, interesting and interactive.
Keeping in mind, preferences of today’s mobile savvy generation, EnglishEdge has also introduced a host of mobile based language learning services. From basic improvement in the language to exam and interview preparation, it caters to the learning requirements of all kinds of users. EnglishEdge content, carefully customized to suit specific learning needs of a variety of users, would be available through SMS, IVRS and mobile applications.
Both the new platforms have seen early successes with various institutions signing up for the Portable Language Lab. Mobile services have also seen significant traction leading to tie-ups with leading manufacturers & service providers.
About English Edge:
EnglishEdge is a unique English learning programme that brings together innovative English content and technology to offer variety of courses, based on proficiency levels of various learners. EnglishEdge has a tie - up with BBC Active & University of Cambridge. The EnglishEdge content adheres to international standards but has been indigenously developed with neutral Indian accents and Indian scenarios, making it relevant and relatable for the Indian audience. Subject matter experts, content developers and graphic designers have worked in tandem to create over 400 hours of premium English learning content. Cutting-edge technology and rich multimedia experience make EnglishEdge the most comprehensive and the most effective English language training programme available in the market. EnglishEdge offers learning solutions for Schools, Vocational & Educational Institutions, Retail centres, Government & Corporate Customers. Programmes are also available for individual learners based on their proficiency levels.
EnglishEdge clients include Allahabad University, Haryana Agricultural University, CRPF Academy, IIHMR, Indian Military Academy, TechnoIndia, Spice, HCL, Career Launcher, Jetking, Frankfinn, ICA, IIJT, ICOFP, ICFe, NIFA India, VLCC, and many more.
EnglishEdge was nominated for the Innovation Awards’ 2005 and was also recognized by NASSCOM, for making innovative use of Information Technology for teaching English.
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