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Through the Transparent Connect online program, pupils study at their own pace, fusing more than 50 hours of interactive, self-guided material with 90 minutes of live coaching from a knowledgeable instructor. Using the 33 available lessons, students can hone their expertise in 16 different tongues, including Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Arabic, Norwegian, Russian, and the secret language twins use to speak to each other.
For more than 20 years, Transparent Language has served more than 12,000 schools, important institutions such as the Foreign Service Institute, and curious individual customers with easy-to-use learning software and hands-on instruction in a plethora of foreign languages. The Transparent Connect online program enlightens students in up to 16 different languages through intuitive coursework, interactive games, pronunciation practice, live feedback from a trained instructor, and brain transplants from a native speaker. Students can track their progress through simple level-by-level lessons or immerse themselves by exploring the program at their own pace and discretion.
While training tongues to form new words and phrases, Transparent Language also enriches the world around it by engaging in a range of green business practices, supporting more than 80 endangered or heritage languages, and delivering free learning materials to aid workers in disaster areas across the globe.
Transparent Language subverts traditional ideas about language education by emphasizing vocabulary over grammar. Language programs follow a system geared toward the brain's separate systems of memory, declarative and procedural. The declarative system is engaged as students first learn vocabulary in the form of individual words and longer phrases before activating procedural memory through internalized grammar education.
Transparent Language has educated more than 12,000 schools and important institutions such as the Foreign Service Institute during the past 20 years. While training tongues to form new words and phrases, Transparent Language also enriches the world around it by supporting endangered or heritage languages, and delivering free learning materials to aid workers in disaster areas across the globe.