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EnglishCentral GoLive! Wins e-Learning Award From Japan's Ministry of International Affairs and Communications for Education Technology

ARLINGTON, MA--(Marketwired - Nov 18, 2015) -  EnglishCentral, the leading provider of online English conversation solutions, today announced that its EnglishCentral GoLive! product has won the 2015 e-Learning Award from Japan's Ministry of International Affairs and Communications. The eLearning Awards is an annual program that honors innovative products related to e-learning. The awards were announced during the October 2015 three-day Forum in Tokyo, Japan.

The Ministry recognized EnglishCentral GoLIve! for its unique combination of best in class self-study platform and 1:1 online tutoring. The award announcement specifically highlighted as exemplary EnglishCentral's video-based vocabulary learning system and its IntelliSpeech(SM) assessment system. The Ministry also pointed to EnglishCentral's unique approach of using authentic and engaging video content as a key element setting it apart from other learning platforms.

"We are excited the Ministry recognized our latest GoLive! product with this award. The market has validated the product as the number students using it has doubled in the last year, and we are delighted the Ministry has also given it a thumbs up," said Alan Schwartz, CEO & Founder of EnglishCentral.

About the Japan e-Learning Award
The Japan e-Learning Awards recognize contents, services and solutions using e-Learning by companies, local governments and organizations that enhance academic development and opportunities for new kinds of learning for both schools and individuals as well as improving production cost-cutting, productivity growth, and operational reform. With backing and support from various Japanese government ministries, the e-Learning Awards 2015 Forum is the only comprehensive forum in Japan to offer information, presentations, and discussions as well as abundant examples of the present and future of e-Learning.

About EnglishCentral
EnglishCentral is the most widely adopted online English language conversation platform in the world, changing the way students and professionals across the globe learn to speak English. Adopted by over 400 universities, schools and corporations in over 100 countries, the company delivers interactive, video-based language learning experiences for both self-study and one-on-one tutoring, providing one of the most widely adopted and complete platforms for practicing and mastering English conversation online. Its extensive library of videos lessons, proprietary IntelliSpeech(SM) speech assessment technology, and pre-built course modules guarantees results for English as a Second Language (ESL) learners. EnglishCentral partnerships include the world's largest private and online English language schools including Open English (Latin America), UOL(Brazil), NTT Learning (Japan), and Meten (China), Learn more at www.englishcentral.com of find us on Facebook/EnglishCentral or Twitter at @EnglishCentral1.

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