Online course adds ESL, Italian, Japanese and more

Gale, part of Cengage Learning, and Middlebury Interactive Languages today announced the addition of five new languages to Powerspeak Languages, an online language-learning product. The new languages are: English as a Second Language (ESL) for Mandarin speakers, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Korean.

The online courses in Powerspeak Languages use research-driven techniques that include a variety of multi-sensory activities to take full advantage of the brain’s ability to acquire language. Rooted in more than 30 years of research and development and designed to teach users of all ages, Powerspeak Languages includes a combination of scored online activities, exercises, lessons and games.