Self-Paced Online Language Programs
What languages are offered in the self-paced program?
Global LT currently offers online programs for beginner to intermediate students in dozens of languages. Contact us to see if the language you are interested in learning is offered. To see a demo of our online tools, please click here.
How do self-paced programs work?
Our self-paced programs utilize an engaging interface and intuitive interactive tools to deliver practical conversation skills and cultural insights for effective communication as well as business communication skills in a number if languages. Lessons include strategically placed memory-building exercises to help users remember what they are learning, in addition to critical thinking exercises that promote intuitive understanding of the language.
How fluent will I become with a self-paced program?
Our self-paced language programs are in-depth programs that focus on practical conversations and are designed to increase vocabulary and grammar skills. While programs are not intended to deliver total fluency, they help users build confidence in to use the language in their respective contexts in order to achieve conversational proficiency in their chosen language. View our client testimonials.
How long does it take to learn a new language using a self-paced program?
Because Global LT’s self-paced language programs depend on learner engagement, the time it takes to increase fluency varies from person to person. Upon completion of a program, learners will be conversational in a wide range of topics, including greetings, making small talk, asking for directions, ordering meals and more.
What technology do users need to access the self-paced programs?
Depending on the specific product, users will need
- a modern browser: Internet Explorer 9* or later, Chrome latest, Edge latest, Safari 8 or later, Firefox latest
- Flash (latest version recommended)
- 1-2.33 GHz Pentium processor or faster
- bandwidth of 500-768kbps download for optimum video playback
- 1-2GB available RAM
- Up to 100 MB of data for storage off-line study features
- latency of <300ms
- 1024 x 768 display resolution
- USB headset with microphone or single pin earbud with microphone
- Operating Systems supported are Windows 7 or later; Mac OS X 10.9 or later
- Mobile Devices: iOS 9 or later; Android 4 or later
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I want to start using the program. What do I do?
Contact Eric Aasheim to purchase a subscription to one of Global LT’s self-paced language training programs, specifying your choice of language. Global LT will email you a link to your online program, along with a user ID and temporary password to access your account.