The growth of English Language Learning market is mainly attributed to the integration of artificial intelligence in e-learning, the rising importance of the English language for business and professional reasons, an increase in the investments for English language learning start-ups and small companies, and the minimal cost of English language learning applications. However, data security & privacy concerns are expected to hinder the growth of the English language learning market marginally
Here are the top 10 companies operating in this market-
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge University Press, a part of the University of Cambridge, is a publishing organization that works to support innovation in learning and teaching and offers learning and research solutions. The company operates in the English language learning market by offering English courses and supplementary materials for learners, teachers, educational institutions, and employers of all age groups via online, offline, and blended learning platforms.
The company has around 50 offices worldwide, and it distributes its products to nearly every country in the world. The company has a direct presence across the U.K. through press offices located at the University Printing House, The Cass Centre, Cambridge University Press Bookshop, The Learning Centre, and The Pitt Building. The company has a direct presence through the company’s publishers across Singapore, Taiwan, and India in Asia-Pacific; Qatar and Israel in the Middle East; through sales in the Latin American countries including Brazil, Mexico, and Spain, the U.K., and Italy in Europe; and in North America.
Rosetta Stone Inc.
Rosetta Stone Inc. is involved in providing technology-based learning products. The company mainly operates through three segments, namely, Literacy, Enterprise & Education (“E&E”) Language, and Consumer. The E&E Language learning programs are available with a set of administrative tools for performance monitoring and to measure and track learner progress. The Consumer Language segment includes a broad portfolio of technology-based learning products and derives revenue from sales to individuals and retail partners, including app stores, such as Apple App Store, Google Play, Amazon App Store for Android, and Samsung Galaxy App Store. The company operates in the English language learning market through all business segments and offers programs via software and a mobile application.
The company has its geographic presence through its sales offices, research & development activities, operations, product distribution, and data centers in the U.S., Canada, France, Spain, China, Brazil, and the U.K. The company has an international distribution network, primarily managed through independent resellers across the U.K., Australia, and New Zealand.
Founded in 1961 and headquartered in Turku, Finland, Sanako Corporation is engaged in developing language learning solutions for students and classrooms worldwide. The company offers digital language lab software, classroom management software, hardware-based language labs, and an online solution for pronunciation practice and improving oral skills in a foreign language. The company’s signature lab software provides an effective tool for learning sign languages. Also, Sanako provides solutions to perform language learning activities, both inside and outside the classroom.
With its offices based in the U.S., China, the U.K., India, and the UAE, the company has a presence in over 110 countries with 50,000 classrooms equipped with its solutions to help language teachers increase their students’ language skills. Also, the company has 100 dedicated partners and resellers across the globe.
Founded in 2011 and headquartered in Pittsburgh, U.S., Duolingo Inc. is a provider of language education platforms through mobile applications and websites for schools, universities, government institutions, and individual learners. The company offers personalized game-like lessons, bite-sized lessons, flashcards, podcasts, and English tests for language proficiency assessment. The company’s incubator platform also provides bi-linguists the ability to share knowledge about language to build new courses. The company operates in the English language learning market by offering applications such as Duolingo Plus and Duolingo ABC using online learning methodology and Duolingo, an e-learning platform for blended learning.
Apart from English, the company offers a wide range of language courses, for Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Korean, Portuguese, Chinese, Turkish, Dutch, Swedish, Irish, Greek, Hebrew, Polish, Norwegian, Vietnamese, Danish, Romanian, High Valyrian, Esperanto, Swahili, Hungarian, Welsh, Ukrainian, Klingon, Czech, Hindi, Hawaiian, Indonesian, and Arabic. The company has its geographic presence in more than 20 countries
Transparent Language, Inc.
Founded in 1990 and headquartered in New Hampshire, U.S., Transparent Language, Inc. is a language learning software company offering products to individual consumers and services for educational institutions and government agencies. The company uses technology in the research and practice of language learning and teaching to build solutions for U.S. Government agencies, organizations, public libraries, schools, and individuals. In April 2013, Transparent Language launched the 7000 Languages Project, an expanded effort to make its technology for language learning and teaching, freely available to the proponents and practitioners of under-resourced languages. In the English language learning market, the company offers Transparent Language Online, a software that employs a declarative first approach to language learning.
The company offers its products to more than 12,000 libraries, corporate organizations, and educational institutions worldwide.
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Founded in 2008 and headquartered in London, U.K., Busuu provides online language learning courses for 12 different languages on web-based and mobile platforms to more than 100 million learners worldwide. Busuu offers both mobile and web-based language learning. Also, the company’s offline mode enables learning lessons without an internet connection. The companies offer online language learning courses, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Polish, Turkish, Russian, and Arabic.
The company operates in the English language learning market by offering products for online and offline learning, i.e., Busuu mobile application, Interaction with Native Speakers, Grammar Units, and others. In 2015, Busuu partnered with McGraw-Hill Education (U.S.) to create an official certification, allowing students to validate their language learning.
New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc.
New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. is a provider of private educational services in China and offers educational programs, services, and products. The company’s primary products include English and other foreign language training, overseas and domestic test preparation courses, all-subjects after school tutoring, primary and secondary school education, educational content and software, and online education. The company operates in two reportable segments, namely K-12 AST, test preparation, and other courses; and others, which includes online education, content development, and distribution, overseas study consulting services, pre-school education, primary and secondary school education, and study tours. The company operates in the English language learning market through both the segments and offers language training courses, mostly through the offline methodology.
The company has around 12 bookstores located in China across Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Yangzhou, Tianjin, Xi’an, Nanjing, Shenyang, Chongqing, Chengdu, Shenzhen, Xiangyang, Taiyuan, Haerbin, Changsha, Jinan, and Zhengzhou. The company has a network of 104 schools, 1,465 learning centers, 12 bookstores, and access to a nationwide network of online and offline bookstores through 160 third-party distributors and over 41,400 teachers in 91 cities.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is a publisher of textbooks, instructional technology materials, assessments, reference works, and fiction and non-fiction for both young readers and adults. The company offers K–12 core curriculums, supplemental and intervention solutions, and professional learning services and operates in two reportable segments, namely Education and HMH Books & Media, formerly referred to as Trade Publishing. Houghton operates in the English language learning market through the Education segment, which specializes in comprehensive core curriculums, supplemental and intervention solutions, and support in professional learning and coaching for educators and administrators.
The company serves more than 50 million students and three million educators across 150 countries. The company has a direct presence through its offices across the U.S., Ireland, Canada, and China, while the company has an indirect presence through the export of books across Asia, the Pacific, the Middle East, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Africa.
Founded in 2010 and headquartered in London, U.K., Memrise Inc. operates as an online learning platform that enables users to browse/learn languages, arts and literature, math and science, the natural world, history and geography, memory training, professions and careers, standardized tests, trivia, and entertainment. The company`s platform also allows teachers to create courses and manage their classes. It offers 200 language combinations across 24 languages through the website, iOS, and Android apps. The company operates in the English language learning market by offering English courses via a mobile application.
The company serves more than 40 million people in 189 countries and helps them better themselves and connect with others and the world around them.
McGraw-Hill Education, Inc.
McGraw-Hill Education, Inc. is a provider of outcome-focused learning solutions focusing on both curated content and digital learning tools and platforms. The company operates in four reportable segments, namely Higher Education, K-12, International, and Professional. The Higher Education segment offers adaptive digital learning tools, digital platforms, custom publishing solutions, and traditional printed textbook products. The K-12 segment offers blended print and digital solutions. The international segment offers products and services to educational, professional, and English language teaching markets. In the English language learning market, the company operates through the Higher Education, K-12, and International segments and offers digital learning and blended solutions such as ELLevate English and New Interactions.
The company has a direct presence through its regional hubs across the U.S., China, the U.K., Mexico, India, Canada, and Singapore and has a direct presence worldwide through its offices located across Thailand, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, China, India, the UAE, Italy, Spain, the U.K., Mexico, Denmark, Colombia, Brazil, Chile, the U.S., Taiwan, and Australia.
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