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New: Beginner English Course for Ukrainian Speakers Posted by on Jun 27, 2022 in For Learners, For Libraries, Learning Material Updates

ESL for Ukrainian refugees online course

This spring, requests started pouring in from libraries in need of a particular language pairing. Less than two months later, the course is ready: The Beginner English for Ukrainian Speakers Course is available now in Transparent Language Online. Created specifically with Ukrainian refugees in mind, the course includes 100+ hours of lessons that can be…

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New Course: Beginner French for Professionals Posted by on Apr 20, 2022 in For Educators, For Learners, For Libraries, Learning Material Updates

beginner french for professionals online course

Most language learning apps will prepare you for a vacation to France. (We have the “Essentials” course in French and 80+ other languages, if that’s what you need.) But what if you have more serious personal and professional needs? Do more than just survive your next vacation. Prepare to live and work in the Francophone…

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New: ESL Courses for Dari and Pashto Speakers Posted by on Mar 18, 2022 in For Learners, For Libraries, Learning Material Updates

English for Pashto course Transparent Language Online

One reason we love working with public libraries is their commitment to supporting their diverse communities. So, when several subscribing libraries came to us last fall to request ESL materials for Afghan refugees resettling in their communities, we got to work. Fast forward to today: we’re thrilled to announce the launch of new Beginner English…

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How Understanding Community Needs Led to 6x Growth Posted by on Jan 31, 2022 in For Libraries, Library Success Stories

Promoting library resources can sometimes feel like shouting to the void. But as a librarian, you know your community better than anyone. Give that void a face. Postville Public Library in Iowa did exactly that and achieved 6x growth in their users in 2021. In fact, Postville Public Library had the highest monthly usage among…

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Transparent Language Online Wins 7th Modern Library Award Posted by on Jan 17, 2022 in Company News, For Libraries

Lots of good things come in seven: 🌈 colors of the rainbow 📅 days of the week 🌍 continents on earth 🏆 LibraryWorks’ Modern Library Awards We’re thrilled to receive our 7th consecutive Modern Library Awards Platinum Award in 2022 for Transparent Language Online! The Modern Library Awards (MLAs) are like the People’s Choice Awards, but…

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Are you up to the challenge? Posted by on Aug 18, 2021 in For Libraries

Transparent Language One Week Streak Challenge

This Library Card Sign-up Month, we challenge you to take advantage of your library’s language learning resources. And if your library offers free access to Transparent Language Online, you can join the One Week Streak Challenge! At any point during September, achieve a 7-day learning streak in Transparent Language Online and share it with us…

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Placement Tests in Transparent Language Online Posted by on Apr 6, 2021 in For Learners, For Libraries, Learning + Usage Tips, Learning Feature Updates

transparent language online placement tests

🧐 Not sure where to begin in Transparent Language Online? Take a placement test! Informal placement tests are available in 8 languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish. The tests contain four parts: a fill-in-the blank grammar section an identify-the-mistake grammar section a fill-in-the-blank vocabulary section and a reading comprehension section At…

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