Online language learning is a method of learning languages using a digital medium with the assistance of numerous technologies, software and solutions, and the internet. Globalization and growing need for communication across borders, growing E-learning market, and rise in number of online language learning start-ups are the key factors driving the growth of global online language learning market.
The online language learning market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 18.7% from 2020 to 2027 to reach $21.2 billion by 2027.
Here are the Top 10 Companies in Online Language Learning :
Founded in 1955 and headquartered at New Jersey, U.S.; Berlitz Corporation is involved in providing language training and intercultural communication services for adults, kids, corporations, institutional students, governments, and schools. The company offers corporate solutions such as language training, assessment and testing services, multicultural environment training, and leadership training services. The company also provides individual programs including individual language instruction, business communication skill training and language programs for kids and teens which include summer programs, private tutoring, group programs, after school programs, and language solutions for governments and institutions. In addition, the company offers various opportunities for learning abroad, which includes provision of communicative language learning and various stimulating activities through international camps.
The company offers wide range of languages such as Afrikaans, Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Burmese, Cantonese, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dari, Dutch, English, Farsi, Finnish, Flemish, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Haitian-Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesia, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Lao, Malay, Mandarin, Norwegian, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, and many others. The company was formerly known as Berlitz International, Inc. and changed its name to Berlitz Corporation in November 2010. Berlitz Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Benesse Holdings, Inc.
With 550 owned companies and franchised locations in more than 70 countries, the company has its geographic presence across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa.
Rosetta Stone Inc.
Founded in 1992 and headquartered at Arlington, U.S.; 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 company develops, markets, and supports a suit of language learning, literacy, and brain fitness solutions consisting of web-based software subscriptions, perpetual software products, online and professional services, audio practice products, and mobile applications. It also provides administrative tools for performance monitoring, and to measure and track learner progress and custom solutions which include curriculum development, global collaboration programs, group and live tutoring, and language courses for government programs. The company offers its products and services through call centers, websites, app stores, third party e-commerce websites, select retail resellers, consignment distributors, daily deal partners and third-party resellers, as well as directly to individuals, educational institutions, corporations, and government agencies. The company offers 30 languages.
The company has its geographic presence across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa.
Founded in 2010 and headquartered at London, U.K.; Memrise Inc. operates as an online learning platform that enables users to browse and learn languages, arts and literature, math and science, natural world, history and geography, memory training, professional and careers, standardized tests, trivia, and entertainment. The company`s platform also allow teachers to create courses, as well as manage their classes. It offers 200 language combinations across 24 languages on website, iOS, and Android apps. More than 30 million people are learning a language on the Memrise platform.
The company has its geographic presence across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa.
Inlingua International Ltd.
Founded in 1968 and headquartered at Bern, Switzerland; Inlingua International Ltd. provides language learning solutions to its customers through language training centers, virtual classrooms, and mobile applications. The company offers language learning courses for kids, adults, and business organizations. The company‘s language courses for kids include programs, such as DOTS, Bubbles, Junior, and Go World. Further, the company offers courses for adults including group courses, one-to-one courses, crash courses, and customized business language courses for corporates. In addition, the company provides tailored language courses and e-learning solutions for business organizations to improve their employees‘ business language skills. The virtual classroom platform offers a student an opportunity to learn and practice a language from their location at any time. The company also offers combined classroom and online learning courses through Inlingua Plus platform.
Furthermore, the company`s flex-e-book application manages student‘s digital learning content providing flexibility to study anytime without internet connection. The company offers courses in wide range of languages such as English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Swiss German, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, and others. With 300 language training centers in more than 40 countries, the company has its geographic presence across Europe, Africa, Asia, North and South America. The subsidiaries of the company include Inlingua Sprachschule U.u.C. Bernau GmbH (Germany), and Inlingua Sprachschule Frankfurt GmbH & Co.KG (Germany).
Founded in 1961 and headquartered at Piispanristi, 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 lab, and an online solution for pronunciation practice and improving oral skills in a foreign language. The company‘s sign lab software provides effective tool for learning sign languages. In addition, the company provides solution to perform language learning activities, both inside and outside the classroom.
With offices in the U.S., China, U.K., India, and United Arab Emirates; and a network of more than 200 partners, the company has its geographic presence across the North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle and East and Africa.
A report into the projected growth of the current Online Language Learning Market by Meticulous Research® has produced some incredible forecasts for the industry. By 2027, it’s expected to have grown at a CAGR of 18.7%, reaching over $ 21.2 billion.
Founded in 2011 and headquartered at Pittsburgh, U.S.; Duolingo Inc. provides science-based online language education platform through mobile application and website for schools, universities, and individual learners. The company offers personalized game-like lessons, bite-sized lessons, flash cards, podcast, and English test for language proficiency assessment. In addition, the company‘s incubator platform provides bi-linguists an ability to share their knowledge about language to build new courses. The company offers a wide range of language courses including 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 across the North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle and East and Africa.
Lesson Nine GmbH
Founded in 2007 and headquartered at Berlin, Germany; Lesson Nine GmbH operating as Babbel, is engaged in providing subscription-based online language learning platform for individuals and business executives. The company offers online platform to learn wide variety of languages including English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, Dutch, Polish, Turkish, Indonesian, Norwegian, Danish, and Russian. Further, the company provides bite-sized lessons, relevant vocabulary, interactive platform with native speakers, and speech recognition technology for correct pronunciation through its iOS and Android based mobile applications.
With an office in New York, the company has its geographic presence in the North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa.
Founded in 2008 and headquartered at London, U.K.; Busuu Ltd provides online language learning courses to the learners worldwide. The company offers high quality language courses from beginner to upper intermediate level. The company‘s online platform allows users to learn and practice language skills directly with native speakers worldwide. Further, the company provides premium membership features such as advanced grammar lessons, offline learning, quizzes, travel course, and adaptive vocabulary trainer. In addition, the company offers language learning courses for organizations mainly operating in retail and hospitality sectors including official language certification, progress tracking and reporting, and customized content according to organization‘s need.
Also, the company provides language learning solutions for schools and universities. It offers online language learning courses for wide variety of languages including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese Japanese, Polish, Turkish, Russian, and Arabic.
Founded in 2010 and headquartered at Pittsburgh, U.S.; WeSpeke Inc. is engaged in developing innovative online language learning solutions for learners and travelers including students, employees, and business professionals. The company offers unique language learning solutions such as social network to connect and practice with native language speakers in more than 260 languages, matching technology for effective language exchange based on common learning interest, Natural Language Processing (NLP) software to create English lessons from text-based content, language lesson template, and proprietary language notebook. Further, the company provides personalized online English lessons based on daily news articles. In addition, the company‘s language learning network allows the traveler to connect with native speaker of destined location for learning language and sharing cultures.
The company offers wide range of languages to learn including English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Russian, Romanian, Polish, Serbian, Latvian, Slovak, Hindi, Tamil, Urdu, Telugu, Welsh, Yiddish, Thai, Swedish, Ukrainian, Turkish, Persian, Greek, among others. The company has its geographic presence in the North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa with a community of native speakers from various countries.
Founded in 2004 and headquartered at Taipei City, Taiwan; iTutor Group provides online platform for learning English and Mandarin Chinese languages and live human-to-human interactions. The company offers online language learning platforms for children, adults, and corporates. It provides education platforms such as tutorabc for China, vipabc for Japan, TutorABC for Taiwan, tutorJr for young students in Taiwan, vipjr to learn English language, mathematics and programming for students in Mainland China, and TutorMing to learn Chinese language for young, adult, and corporates worldwide. In addition, the company‘s LiveH2H interface offers human-to-human interaction between tutors and students.
With more than 20,000 tutors in more than 135 cities, the company has its geographic presence across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa.
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