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Transparent Language Online Wins Fifth Consecutive Platinum Award Posted by on Jan 14, 2020

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Good things come in fives: fingers, food groups, the Great Lakes, and LibraryWorks’ Modern Library Awards. We’re thrilled to receive our fifth consecutive Platinum Award in 2020 for Transparent Language Online. The Modern Library Awards (MLAs) are like the People’s Choice Awards, but better because the voters are librarians. The MLAs were established to recognize…

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Transparent Language 2019 Year in Review Posted by on Dec 23, 2019

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Any serious language learner will know the importance of reviewing what you’ve learned. So, it’s only logical that we apply that practice ourselves and look back on what we’ve learned and accomplished in 2019. What have we been working on? The Transparent Language team spent a good chunk of 2019 improving and expanding our language…

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Expanding Our ESL Programs Posted by on Dec 11, 2019

You probably know that English is the most widely spoken language in the world. Of the world’s approximately 1.5 billion English speakers, an overwhelming majority speak it as a second language. Yet, here in the United States, we are facing something of a crisis in teaching, and learning, English as a second language (ESL) In…

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Non-profit Partnership Adds Four Native Alaskan Languages to Transparent Language Online Posted by on Jul 9, 2019

Sometimes, when you look at the world, it can be easy to despair at the passage of time and the things we lose along the way. Luckily, there are those who make an effort to change the course of what seems to be an inevitability. With dedication, resourcefulness, and teamwork comes success. And so it…

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Why focus on vocabulary? Posted by on May 20, 2019

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“Why do you focus so much on vocabulary in your language platforms?” We get that question a lot, and it’s a more interesting question than you might think. We focus on language proficiency, which is largely made up of two things: vocabulary (declarative knowledge) and skills like pronunciation, grammar, structure, automaticity (procedural knowledge).[1] The CL-150…

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New in LessonGin: Lesson Unlocking, Excel Import, and More Posted by on Apr 30, 2019

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Instructors using the CL-150 Platform and Transparent Language Online can create custom lessons using LessonGin, our lesson authoring technology for quickly building compelling, multi-activity language lessons that work on almost all common smartphones, tablets and laptops. We recently added a new batch of features and updates to LessonGin that give instructors more flexibility and control…

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Manage Your Learned Vocab in the CL-150 and Transparent Language Online Posted by on Apr 18, 2019

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You can now add new words and phrases—or edit existing words and phrases—in the Learned Vocab Management dashboard in the CL-150 Platform and Transparent Language Online. Our platforms provide end-to-end support for language programs: instructors can create lessons, students and individuals can learn and review material, and administrators can track and report on that learning—all…

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