SINGAPORE & SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 5, 2022–
LingoAsa Singapore-based global education technology company and leading Mandarin Chinese learning platform, has launched its latest offering, English Live, building on its success in teaching Mandarin Chinese through its technological platform to now teach English.
Through the development of industry-leading Chinese language programs and products, LingoAce brings these teaching concepts and methods to English Live. LingoAce’s courseware is more animated and interactive than others on the market, using cartoons, animations and interactive activities along with certified English teachers based in the US, Canada and UK, to stimulate children’s interest in learning English. With English Live, students will improve their functional English skills (from listening and speaking to reading and writing), applicable social skills, and their 4C abilities (communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity).
“We are excited to now use the technology platform we have developed to reach a new group of language learners to teach the most widely spoken language in the world, English,” said Hugh Yao, CEO and founder of LingoAce. “The synergy between the teaching concepts and methods we have developed and the interactivity of the program will make it easier for children around the world to develop fluency in English.”
English Live is a global program based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), an internationally recognized set of standards, and developed with a student-centered teaching philosophy, as well as interactive programs, based on real-life situations and game-based teaching methods. Aimed at a wide range of students, ages 4-13, and initially available in Thailand and Indonesia as well as France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Future plans include localizing the program based on initial feedback from customers in each market.
In addition, LingoAce has also leveraged Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) to provide LingoAce customers with more stable classroom experiences with enhanced video and audio communications. Zoom provides the global video technology infrastructure upon which LingoAce can build its classrooms. Leveraging Zoom’s video platform, LingoAce will invest in the most modern technologies, such as augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR), to bring the next generation of online education solutions to life.
“We are inspired by how LingoAce has transformed the way modern young learners are engaged, with the goal of making language learning fun and fulfilling,” said Paul Magnachi, Global Leader ISV Partner Program at Zoom. “We are thrilled that LingoAce has chosen to leverage the Zoom Video SDK to create the next generation of innovative online education solutions.”
LingoAce CEO and Founder Hugh Yao will also speak on a panel, “Global Language Learning: How to Build Language Fluency for All,” at this year’s show. ASU + GSV Summit April 5 at 2:10 p.m. PT. Join Hugh and other leading entrepreneurs innovating global language learning for a discussion on how to build language fluency for everyone. You can find out more about the session here.
Founded in 2017, LingoAce is a Singapore-based global education technology company and a leading language learning platform, delivering an immersive language learning experience tailored to the needs of learners from kindergarten to Grade 12 across a range of language proficiency levels and diverse cultural backgrounds. A committed partner of young learners and their parents, LingoAce leverages research-backed digital content including animation, gamification and AI, and passionate teachers to effectively deliver authentic and online Chinese and English lessons. interactive.
In 2021, LingoAce closed the Series B and C funding rounds, with a total of $180 million raised to date. Some of the partners and backers include Sequoia Capital India, Owl Ventures, Tiger Global, Shunwei Capital, SWC Global & Decent Capital. LingoAce is also named to the GSV EdTech 150, a list of the world’s most transformative growth companies in digital learning. With this new funding, LingoAce is expanding its business globally, delivering new program offerings and expanding into new markets.
With offices in the United States, Southeast Asia, and China, LingoAce serves students in 100 countries and regions. By training the next generation of confident multilingual communicators, LingoAce aims to broaden their horizons and unlock future opportunities for these students. More information can be found at www.lingoace.com.
LingoAce is actively recruiting in all markets – if you are interested, check out all available positions at https://apply.workable.com/lingoace/?lng=en
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