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LinguaTV – we watch languages!
Learning languages with LinguaTV is fast, easy and efficient. LinguaTV provides you with many interesting videos and a worldwide language learning community.
A vision and its realisation
LinguaTV was formed in 2006 by Sandra Gasber and Philip Gienandt, in order to make a new and fascinating idea come true: The combination of learning videos and a worldwide community for learning languages. A simple, but successful concept, implemented in cooperation with experienced language trainers, media instructors, internet specialists, filmmakers and actors.
The power of moving images
LinguaTV represents a new, efficient and entertaining way of learning languages and training your communication skills. True to the saying “A picture paints a thousand words”, LinguaTV utilises the power of moving images and makes use of the advantages of audio-visual content for training. Users can choose between the videos and interactive exercises, such as quizzes, crosswords and many other learning games. The analysis of the individual’s learning level shows each user his own learning progress and gives special recommendations.
Efficient and practical
At the centre of LinguaTV’s concept is a series of professionally produced training videos, which show in authentic situations how native speakers use each particular language. With realistic dialogues the viewer can learn vocabulary which is above all relevant to real life, as well as the correct pronunciation. At the same time, the videos show special cultural aspects of communication and explain complex aspects of the language, such as the grammar, which is far easier with a video. In addition, a film appeals to many of the viewer’s senses und leaves a more powerful impression than text-based learning material. All of this has a positive impact on the user’s motivation and learning success.
Fast and Easy
In this way, LinguaTV opens up a whole new dimension for its users to individually and flexibly absorb information. An extensive and modular range of training videos and interactive exercises makes it possible to learn languages as one wishes: quickly and without difficulty. Another feature is the ease of use. To use LinguaTV, one simply needs a multimedia PC or laptop and an internet connection. LinguaTV’s programmes are purely browser based, which means that no installation of software is required.
Any place - any time
Today’s demands for an efficient and flexible training experience are met particularly well by the fact that participants can learn wherever they are and whenever they want. Whether at home, at the office, or out and about – LinguaTV is available everywhere, 24 hours a day.
Time and money saving
At the same time, LinguaTV’s customers also save time and money that would otherwise be spent travelling to and from other language course providers. The time saved with LinguaTV can be invested much more productively in learning the language.
With this concept, LinguaTV has won a number of international prizes in a very short space of time: the World Summit Award 2009, awarded by the United Nations (UNESCO) for the worldwide best electronic content in the category “e-learning and education”. LinguaTV won this prize competing against 20,000 companies from across the globe. In addition, LinguaTV won the German Prize for Internet Television (IPTV-Award 2008) und received the distinction “Highly Commended” from the 76-person jury of the European Medea Awards.
Proven and popular
Numerous highly renowned education establishments and companies are already convinced by the quality of LinguaTV’s content and by the efficiency of its training methods. Leading language schools are also starting to use LinguaTV’s multimedia content in their classroom teaching. Amongst LinguaTV’s clients and partners are, for example, Ernst Klett Publishers, Cornelsen Publishers, the German Chamber of Commerce, the German Hotel and Guest House Association (DEHOGA-Berlin), the hotel chain Intercontinental, and more. Furthermore, LinguaTV is used by private customers from over 170 countries – from Argentina to Zimbabwe.
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Our press releases
- LinguaTV awarded with the Comenius EduMedia Prize 2016 - European Educational Award for digital German courses A1-C1 (Daf/DaZ), specially designed for refugees, teachers and volunteer teachers (28.06.2016)
- Integration: Refugee access to higher education requires good language skills - LinguaTV is making language courses available to 1,000 students of the KIRON University (17.02.2016)
- Video-based Language Learning Platform LinguaTV: A new subscription model for private customers (26.11.2015)
- LinguaTV at the LEARNTEC 2015: Innovative Pronunciation Trainer and Gamification for a highly effective foreign language training (07.01.2015)
- German Lesson: LinguaTV publishes new teaching material for Trainers of German as a Foreign Language (04.11.2014)
- Face-to-face lectures in virtual classrooms - LinguaTV expands language-course services by eClasses (13.10.2014)
- German as a foreign language: LinguaTV springs to the aid of skilled workers and students from abroad with new online courses (20.05.2014)
- Language problems in the German SMEs: Employees need to catch up with the “Business English” (21.01.2014)
- Language training via the Internet: LinguaTV provides a multimedia vocabulary trainer, a new pronunciation training and other learning content at LEARNTEC 2014 (15.01.2014)
- Mobile English Courses from LinguaTV (15.10.2013)
- The value of collaboration between corporations and educational institutes (26.09.2013)
- Popular language platform LinguaTV.com optimized for mobile use (11.06.2013)
- Coveted online language courses for the hotel industry: LinguaTV gets American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute as an educational partner (06.06.2013)
- Due to economic crisis German as a foreign language is booming (12.12.2012)
- Travel English - a language course put right in your hands (20.07.2011)
- Dive into the world of Business English with LinguaTV! (06.04.2011)
- LinguaTV honoured by Interactive Media Awards 2010 (18.11.2010)
- Cornelsen and LinguaTV bring language courses to the internet (14.09.2010)
- Language Learning Portal LinguaTV receives European Educational Award (28.06.2010)
- LinguaTV offers an advanced video language-learning platform (10.05.2010)
- Welcome to Hotel English – the first Video-based Language Course for the Tourism and Hospitality Industry (09.03.2010)
- LinguaTV "Highly Commended" by MEDEA AWARDS 2009 (02.12.2009)
- "Multimedia Nobel Prize" for online video language training from LinguaTV (03.09.2009)
Mr. Philip Gienandt
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