Language Learning: A Tailored Solution that Works!

Language Learning: A Tailored Solution that Works!

Many companies invest in professional development in the workplace. They understand the value of such an investment in allowing them to secure a competitive edge in a globalized marketplace.

Communication is recognized as one key factor for success in the global marketplace. Thus, professional development should not neglect the nurture and support of all aspects of communication, both locally and across the globe. This is a primary reason why companies across the globe invest in foreign language learning for their employees.

When considering language learning options, a company will want to examine the most efficient and effective way to learn a language. Is it better to have employees go to a local school or use a service that provides a private tutor and delivers tailored lessons based on each employee’s goals, objectives and learning style?

The Next Generation Takes Full Ownership Of Global LT

TROY, Mich. (Monday, February 4, 2013 – Continuing its strategy to provide exceptional services for corporations, Lisette Poletes, CEO of Global LT, has taken over full ownership of the company as of Jan. 1, 2013. Since 2009, Hortensia Albertini, the originating owner, held 51 percent investment, while Lisette Poletes held 49 percent. Global LT, a


Elements of an Effective Blended Language Learning Approach

By Eric Aasheim, Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at Global LT

Trying to learn a foreign language without the full benefits of an integrated blended training program is like trying to solve a Rubik’s Cube with one hand tied behind your back. You may eventually succeed but not without unnecessary frustration and delay, not to mention a powerful temptation to give up along the way.

At a minimum, blended language training programs should provide customized, instructor-led language training via face-to-face and a virtual classroom platform that is aligned with the scope and sequence of a self-paced online language training program.

The integration of the instructor-led approach with the e-learning programs provides the necessary level of engagement and accountability to help ensure a successful language learning experience for relocating employees and family members. Since most employees and busy family members only have time for one or two language lessons per week, the addition of the integrated self-paced online program is necessary to provide the opportunity for critical daily practice in between the scheduled lessons with an instructor.


Global LT Wins EMMA Award

Leading Destination Service Provider, Global LT, wins EMMA Award

TROY, Mich. (Monday, September 17, 2012)

Global LT, a leading provider of destination services, language training, cultural training, and translation services, was honored with the Destination Services Provider of the Year award by the Forum for Expatriate Management in a ceremony held in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. This annual event is held to celebrate excellence in global mobility.

“We are absolutely ecstatic about our EMMA award. Our team works tirelessly to ensure our clients and their families are given first-class attention on their relocation process to ensure a seamless transition from one country to the next. Their dedication and hard work certainly are appreciated within our offices, but it’s refreshing to know others within the industry see it as well,” says Lisette Poletes, CEO of Global LT.