SOURCE: Livemocha

Livemocha

June 27, 2011 11:42 ET

World's Largest Language Community Just Got Mas Grande

Social Networking and Language Learning Site Livemocha™ Announces 10 Million Members

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Jun 27, 2011) - Livemocha™, the world's largest language learning community, today announced their global community of online language learners has grown to more than 10 million members across 195 countries.

In the world of social networking, 10 million is more commonly associated with the number of Justin Bieber's twitter followers. Now, 10 million refers to the number of members in the Livemocha community. Livemocha has seen the community grow from casual learners, to teachers and students, and now includes business professionals, government agencies, and multinational corporations. The rapid growth of the Livemocha community is a testament to the demand for clear communication and understanding across international boundaries.

Although English is the number one language learned around the world, it is no longer sufficient in an increasingly global marketplace. Livemocha is a powerful mechanism for organizations to affordably improve their ESL programs, for schools to offer many more language options for their students, and for companies to dramatically improve productivity among their increasingly international workforce. Livemocha has added many new tools for affordable and effective learning, including private instruction from certified language experts. Members of the Livemocha community use award winning video and audio lessons, exchange photos, recorded voice and written exercises, and collaborate in live chat sessions to practice with native speakers in 38 languages.

"Reaching 10 million members is a fantastic milestone for our language learning community," said Michael Schutzler, CEO of Livemocha. "It means that you are almost certain to find the best language partner or instructor that you need to make real progress learning a new language. As we celebrate today, we realize there is much work ahead to achieve our vision of everyone in the world speaking at least two languages. Today's breakthrough belongs to the many individuals and organizations who've embraced Livemocha as the most affordable and effective learning tool in the world."

As Livemocha continues to ink partnerships with companies including Google and Intel and offer free Library Subscriptions, they expect the community to outpace current growth.

For more information on Livemocha, visit http://www.livemocha.com/

About Livemocha
Livemocha is a company committed to helping every person on earth achieve fluency in a new language. As the world's largest online language learning community, Livemocha fuses traditional learning methods with online practice, and interaction with native speakers from around the world. Livemocha delivers an unparalleled, learning experience that promises conversational fluency. Since launching in 2007, the Livemocha community has grown to 10 million members from every country on earth, underscoring the strong demand for an engaging and collaborative approach to language learning. Livemocha continues to grow with one mission: to create a world in which every human being is fluent in multiple languages. For more information about Livemocha, please visit http://www.livemocha.com.

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