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ENGLISHTOWN IS AN EF COMPANY

THE WORLD’S LARGEST


ONLINE LANGUAGE SCHOOL

THE SMART WAY TO


LEARN BUSINESS ENGLISH
www.englishtown.com/corporate
I’d like to talk to the world

THE LANGUAGE OF BUSINESS This is why we founded Englishtown, the With Englishtown, all they need is a PC
DO BUSINESS Companies interested in competing on a
global scale need to be able to communi-
world’s largest online language school. and access to the Internet. It’s the most
flexible way to prepare them for interna-

WITH THE WORLD cate globally – in fluent business English.


For most, this requires investing in
English-language training.
ALL YOU NEED IS THE INTERNET
Designed to meet the demands of today’s
business community, our Internet-based
tional business.

However, traditional lessons can be courses let your staff learn English at
costly, especially if your staff has different their own pace, when they have the time.
ability levels and needs, or unpredictable At the office, at home, or on the other side
schedules. of the world.
35 years
of experience

THE WORLD‘S LARGEST ONLINE of learning business English. instruction that’s accessible to all busi-
WE LEAD THE WAY ENGLISH SCHOOL
With over one million students, English-
A way that is 100% online, and 100%
as effective as “traditional” language
ness professionals, wherever they are in
the world.

IN ONLINE ENGLISH town is the clear leader in Internet-based


language instruction.
Founded in 1993, Englishtown was
instruction. And since we are part of EF, we can
even combine online and offline language
FOR ALL BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS learning – an innovative teaching method

LEARNING developed by EF Education, the world’s


largest language school.
Today, as an independent, global force
within e-learning, we help a wide range of
that no else can offer.

By combining EF’s 35 years of teaching corporations improve their staff’s English


experience with advanced Internet tech- skills via the Internet.
nology, we created an entirely new way Our focus is on high-quality, affordable
No more
missed lessons

SAVE UP TO 50% allows us to provide all the benefits of a week – there are no missed classes to
HOW CAN ENGLISHTOWN If you’re like our other clients, your com-
pany could reduce language training costs
personal instruction – only without the
high cost.
pay for, even for students who travel fre-
quently or attend last-minute meetings.

MAKE LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION by up to 50% – just by choosing English-


town over traditional English classes.
After all, when it comes to learning
So your employees can log on and
learn the skills they actually need, instead
of spending time (and money) reviewing
As proof, we can even help you plan,
budget and document the results of your
Englishtown language instruction, for all

MORE AFFORDABLE? English, no two people have the same


background or requirements. This is why
what they already know. your staff.

personal lessons are often more efficient STUDY 24/7


than regular group classes. And since our interactive lessons are
Englishtown’s Internet-based teaching always online – 24 hours a day, 7 days
Listening Speaking

Writing
Reading

READING, WRITING, LISTENING, Having pioneered online English instruc- English skills that professionals need.
LEARN COMPLETE ENGLISH SPEAKING
Whether your staff needs to negotiate or
tion, we offer both General and Business
English courses, plus tailor-made cours-
In fact, for some companies, e-learning
has helped students learn up to 60%

VIA THE INTERNET hold meetings in English, conduct confer-


ence calls or write contracts, Englishtown
provides serious language training with
es for all levels of ability, from total begin-
ner to near-fluent.
faster, increase memory by 25-60% and
decrease total learning time by 60-70%.*
No wonder more and more organiza-
solid results. THE BENEFITS OF ONLINE LEARNING tions are turning to online learning for
Our university-certified courses teach So how does online learning compare to fast, professional results.
your staff complete English – reading, traditional classroom instruction?
writing, listening and speaking – in a new A wide range of studies shows that the
and innovative way. two are equally efficient in teaching the *source: Corporate E-Learning, W.R. Hambrecht, March 2000
Each student receives a personalized curriculum, designed to meet his or her individual needs.
The following is an example of how this works:

HOW DO YOU 1. DIAGNOSTIC TEST: An initial test is used to deter- 6. STUDENT-TO-TEACHER PRIVATE WRITING CLASSES:
mine a student’s current level of English, allowing us Students improve their writing skills by having writing
LEARN ENGLISH to identify an appropriate course. assignments corrected by a native-speaking teacher,
via e-mail.
2. SIGN-UP: Choose from among Englishtown’s 37

ONLINE? different courses.

3. SELF-STUDY: Interactive media teaches reading,


7. TESTING: Progress is evaluated with mid-unit tests.

8. SUPPORT: Our teachers are always available along


writing, listening and speaking. Students can study the way to help students adjust and learn as fast as
on their own, wherever they are, and at their own possible.
pace – as long as they have access to the Internet. 9. SUPPLEMENTARY: Students receive daily e-mail
4. STUDENT-TO-STUDENT EXERCISES: Individuals lessons to supplement learning. (Via Internet, WAP,
take part in multi-player educational exercises with i-mode or PDA).
other students, via the Internet. It’s all in real time, 10. UNIVERSITY CERTIFIED DIPLOMA: Upon completing
and students improve their English skills by speak- a level, students receive an official US university-certifi-
ing to each other using our voice-over-Internet tech- ed diploma.
nology.
For a short video of how learning online works go to :
5. STUDENT-TO-TEACHER CLASSES: Online classes www.englishtown.com/demo
in which students learn to use all their skills in a live
setting, with native-speaking teachers. Both GROUP
and PRIVATE study options exist. Our business All of our
curriculum has been courses are
Students can choose from both live audio- and video- produced with: University certified

based classes.

H A RVA R D
B U S I N E S S
S C H O O L
P U B L I S H I N G
C O N T E N T
Track your
progress?

Track your
progress

TRACK YOUR COSTS, track the progress of specific depart- structure, we offer two methods of instal-
MORE CONTROL OVER TRACK STUDENTS RESULTS
Englishtown offers your organization a
ments, or of your entire staff. lation.
Englishtown can be used either as an

YOUR LANGUAGE TRAINING , number of important ways to manage


and control how your staff learns English.
Using corporate reporting, we can
EASY INTEGRATION
Plus, if your company already has a LMS
(Learning Management System) installed,
ASP (Application Service Provider) or be
installed behind your firewall on your own
Intranet.

FOR CLEARER RESULTS provide your company with information


about overall educational results.
Englishtown’s corporate reporting tools
will integrate easily and seamlessly, so
Either way, our worldwide support
makes it quick and easy to implement,
This includes information and updates that all your language training information and simple for your staff to use.
about individual performance and devel- is stored centrally.
opment, as well as a variety of ways to Depending on your company’s infra-
Worry-free technology
that’s simple to use

Englishtown takes an active role in WE OFFER 3 WAYS OF LEARNING: FOR FASTER RESULTS, WE ALSO OFFER:
CUSTOMIZE THE helping all types of companies develop
long-term, English-language training
1. Interactive self-study.
2. Interactive self-study, plus LIVE online
1. Corporate or industry-specific course
content (Legal, Pharmaceutical, Telecom,

PROGRAM programs that meet their specific needs.


This means working with your human
resources department to analyze and
teacher-led group courses.
3. Interactive self-study, plus LIVE online
teacher-led group courses and LIVE one-
Automotive, etc.)
2. Custom course development for your
company’s individual needs.

TO FIT YOUR NEEDS implement the solutions that work best


for you and your staff.
on-one instruction. 3. Help in implementing, motivating and
tracking the progress of your language
program.
“The technology is simple to install,
and our staff has had no problems
understanding how to use it. It’s no more
difficult than using the Internet, and you
learn English at the same time.”
“Voice-over-Internet lets me talk to
students and teachers around the
world, using my PC. It’s like getting
private lessons, plus I get to practice
new skills with other people.”

“I find online learning to be the perfect


complement to regular classes.
The interactive exercises are really fun
– and I learn a lot from them .”

“I log on regularly to keep up my English


skills. A half hour here, a half hour there.
It has certainly reduced misunderstandings
when I talk to my international clients.”

“Most people in my department travel


constantly. Before Englishtown, they were
always missing lessons. For us, this is a
revolution in language learning – it fills
those empty hours in hotels and provides
“We found Englishtown to be effici-
real results. No more wasted investments.”
ent, flexible and more affordable.

YOU‘RE IN GOOD EF Education has spent more than three decades helping over 10,000 companies learn English. Now Englishtown has designed
an e-learning solution that fits today’s fast-paced business needs. Some of our customers over the years have included:
AVENTIS, ABB, AIRTEL, AGA, AKZO NOBEL, ALCATEL, AMADEUS, ARIANESPACE, ARTHUR ANDERSEN, ASTRA-ZENECA, BANKBOSTON, BMW, CREDU, CEMTEC,

COMPANY COCA-COLA, DAIMLER-CHRYSLER, DELPHI, DASSAULT, ELECTROLUX, ERICSSON, ERNST & YOUNG, FERRARI, FORD, IBM, HACHETTE, ITALIANA PETROLI,
LUFTHANSA, MITSUBISHI, NESTLE, NOKIA, NORSK HYDRO, NOVARTIS, PFIZER, PHILIPS, RENAULT, SCANIA, SECURITAS, SEB, SHELL, SIEMENS, SKANSKA, SNCF,
SONERA, SONY, STATOIL, TOSHIBA, UPS, UNIVERSAL, PRICE WATERHOUSE COOPERS, WHIRLPOOL, VOLVO, YOPLAIT

Or to speak directly with a sales representative, e-mail us at :


business @ englishtown.com or call one of our regional headquarters (numbers listed on next page)
ENGLISHTOWN REGIONAL HEADQUARTERS ENGLISHTOWN AND EF WORLDWIDE OFFICES
(with opening dates)

Helsinki 1967 St.Petersburg 1996


Vilnius 1998 Moscow 1993
ASIA EUROPE LATIN AMERICA Stockholm 1965 Bydgoszcz 1998
Malmö 1984 Warsaw 1997
Japan Italy Brazil Göteborg 1995 Lodz 1999
Oslo 1967 Wroclaw 1998
Englishtown Englishtown Englishtown
København 1968 Katowice 2000
6F Ebisu MF Building 14 Corso Vittorio Emanuele 24 Av. 9 de Jullho, 4285
Berlin 1969 Budapest 1999
1-6-10 Ebisu-Minami 20122 Milano Jardim Paulista München 1970 Wien 1970
Shibuya-ku Tokyo 150 Italy 01407-100 São Paulo – SP Amsterdam 1970 Zürich 1969
Japan Tel: (39) 02 77 89 390 Brazil Bruxelles 1976 Luzern 1977
Tel: (81) 3 5722 3000 Fax: (39) 02 782733 Tel: 55 11 3888-4800 Luxemburg 1998 Lausanne 1973
Fax: 55 11 3887-8843 Oxford 1992 Ljubljana 1999
Korea Scandinavia Cambridge 1978 Torino 1975
London 1969 Milano 1974
Englishtown Englishtown Mexico
Torquay 1968 Firenze 1980
3F Hanhyo Building Grev Turegatan 11A Englishtown Brighton 1967 Roma 1975
136, Seorin-Dong, Chongno-Ku, 11487 Stockholm Av. Paseo de los Leones 2312, Hastings 1967 Baku 1999
K.P.O. Box 1170 Sweden Loc 8 Dublin 2001 Istanbul 1991
Seoul, 110-729 Tel: (46) 8-587-930-00 Monterrey, NL 64610 Paris 1972 Vladivostok 1996
Korea Fax: (46) 8-611-5011 Mexico Cannes 1997 Kwangju 2000
Tel: +82 (2) 733-9302 Tel: (52) 8300-3644 Nice 1967 Seoul 1988
Bilbao 1989 Taejon 1993
Tel: +82 (2) 733-9303 Spain Fax: (52) 8300-3401
Barcelona 1980 Taegu 1993
Englishtown
Madrid 1974 Pusan 1992
China Juan Bravo 3C, 1 Lisboa 1991 Tokyo 1973
Englishtown E-28006 Madrid UNITED STATES Casablanca 1998 Nagoya 1992
Unit707, Tower III, Spain Malta 1994 Kyoto 1996
Henderson Center Tel: (34) 91-426-49-58 Englishtown Vancouver 1992 Osaka 1991
No. 18 Jianguomennei Street Fax: (34) 91-435-13-14 1 Education Street Seattle 1985 Hiroshima 2000
Dong Cheng Cambridge, Massachusetts Portland 2001 Fukuoka 1992
Toronto 1985 Sydney 1987
District, Beijing, P.R.C Germany 02141, USA
Boston 1979 Taipei 1989
Tel: +86 (139) 1084 2977 Englishtown Tel: (617) 619-1500 New York 1991 Taichung 1992
Tel: +86 (139) 10 82 7232 Markgrafenstra.58 Fax: (617) 619-1593 San Francisco 1989 Tainan 1995
10117 Berlin Santa Barbara 1982 Kaohsiung 1991
Germany Los Angeles 1989 Shanghai 1994
Tel: (49) 30-203-47-0 San Diego 1983 Da Quing 2001
Fax: (49) 30-203-47-101 Dallas 1994 Guangzhou 2000
Miami 1987 Beijing 1997
Monterrey 1985 Hong Kong 1994
France
Guadalajara 1980 Bangkok 1996
Englishtown Ciudad de México 1979 Ujung Pandang 1997
4, Rue Duphot Caracas 2000 Denpasar 2000
75001 Paris Medellín 1995 Malang 1999
France Bogotá 1985 Surabaya 1992
Tel: (33) 1-42-61-50-22 Quito 1991 Yogyakarta 2000
Fax: (33) 1-42-61-75-44 Guayaquil 1993 Semarang 1997
Rio de Janeiro 1987 Cirebon 1997
São Paulo 1987 Jakarta 1986
Santiago 1990 Tebet 2000
Buenos Aires 1979 Bintaro 2000
Bandung 1993
Bogor 1997
Bandar Lampong 1998
Palembang 1998
Medan 1998
Singapore 2000

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