About Corporate Online Language Learning in Europe
The prospects of better education and employment opportunities are driving the enrolment of students in language learning programs. In the corporate sector, language learning programs are an integral part of employee training. Expertise in multiple languages is a significant asset to any enterprise irrespective of the sector it operates in. Inclusion of technology helps organizations to enhance their existing learning programs and provide flexible learning space to employees at a minimal additional expenditure. As corporates are increasingly emphasizing on e-learning, traditional language learning providers are focusing on digitization of their learning environment to match their capabilities with the learning and development strategies of enterprises.
Technavio’s analysts forecast the online language learning market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of 9.31% during the period 2017-2021.
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The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the online language learning market in Europe for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from online language learning solutions in Europe.Technavio's report, Corporate Online Language Learning Market in Europe 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Corporate Language Learning Market in Europe 2017-2021
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the corporate language learning market: Berlitz, Linguaphone, Linguarama, and Sanako
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Education First, Fluenz, inlingua, LearnCube, Rosetta Stone, and SANS
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Language learning through these applications has brought portability and flexibility in learning and accessing the content from any location at any given time. The situation is complemented with the rise in the adoption of smartphones in workplaces. Through this, employees are empowered to learn outside the classrooms in a self-paced manner. They can complete their learning targets while managing their office workload. Therefore, the provision of mobile devices to learners has facilitated the growth of the market.”
According to the report, language learning through digital mode provides flexibility in terms of accessing information and completing courses. It has proven to be advantageous not only to students and institutions, but also to faculty members and mentors. The emergence of smartphones, tablets, and other devices has paved the way for mobile-based accessibility of language courses. The content for these devices are developed in text, audio, and video formats. Vendors have introduced language learning games to improve grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension, pronunciation, spelling, and listening capabilities. For instance, games are offered by Digital Dialects, Scholastic Teachers, Transparent Language, and LanguageGain to make language learning fun and engaging for learners. All these methods support learning-on-the-go for employees and students.
Further, the report states that language training vendors are facing increased threats from open-source providers. These sources are being adopted by a large number of users as they provide the courses free of charge. Open sources such as Duolingo provide numerous courses on language learning for free to learners. It also provides access to a wide variety of content and learning through various ways such as games, video, and audio. Users in varied industries such as healthcare, automotive, and e-commerce are largely using these open sources to leverage their language skills.
Berlitz, Linguaphone, Linguarama, Sanako, Education First, Fluenz, inlingua, LearnCube, Rosetta Stone, SANS.
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