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goFLUENT expands its operations in Britain

Increasing demand for its products globally has prompted goFLUENT, a provider of Business English training which works with many of the Fortune 500 companies around the world, to begin a recruiting drive for British-based native English speakers. They will augment goFLUENT’s existing team of 400 or so trainers, who are based in the USA, Canada [...]

By | December 12th, 2012|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Language learning programs seekers’ best practice RFP template

As the business world becomes increasingly ‘global’, global businesses are tending to standardise on English as the global business language. According to goFLUENT - a leading provider of Business English training – some 90 per cent of the world’s current business skills language learning budget is devoted to teaching people English.   Since English training [...]

By | November 20th, 2012|Categories: Business, Business Technology, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The importance of high frequency vocabulary to language learning

With the business world becoming increasingly ‘global’ and with English now well established as the international business language, learning English as a second language is becoming vital for those who want to further their careers. Within this context, research by Dr Charles Browne, Professor of Applied Linguistics and the Director of the English as a [...]

Implementing mobile learning

‘How to Implement Mobile Learning in Global Organisations’ is the title of a whitepaper recently published by goFLUENT, the provider of Business English training. Christophe Ferrandou, CEO of goFLUENT, believes that: “Growth rates for mobile products, including the iPad, iPhone, Android's smartphones and tablets, have increased so quickly that they’re surpassing desktop computers [...]

Mobile learning English iPhone application

    goFLUENT, a lprovider of business English via distance learning, has launched a Business English Training iPhone App. This App, which has been approved by Apple and is now available on Apple’s App Store (, is the mobile version of goFLUENT’s e-learning portal for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users.   Christophe Ferrandou, CEO [...]

By | February 22nd, 2012|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The great, the good and the glitzy

The great, the good and the glitzy of the corporate learning world assembled at the Dorchester Hotel in London’s Park Lane on the evening of 2nd February for the first annual Learning Awards. Oddly enough, these awards were also the 16th annual awards. The previous 15 events had been held under the auspices of the [...]

By | February 4th, 2012|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Attack on a glass ceiling wins Brandon Hall Bronze Award

goFLUENT has won a Brandon Hall Bronze Award in the ‘Best Use of Blended Learning’ category. Christophe Ferrandou, CEO of the goFLUENT group believes that prestigious awards like these are rarely given to European training providers - and even more so to those in the field of English language training. Receiving this award [...]

By | December 21st, 2011|Categories: Business, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Language learning makes Awards’ shortlist

goFLUENT, a provider of distance English training, has been named among the shortlisted entries in two categories of the 2012 Learning Awards, which are due to be presented at The Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, London, on 2nd February 2012. Along with its client – the pharmaceutical giant - Eli Lilly, goFLUENT has been shortlisted in [...]

By | November 21st, 2011|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Mind your language (part three)

Having a client which uses learning technologies to teach English (goFLUENT) has prompted Bob Little Press & PR to do some research into language learning. This research has revealed that those who really want to master English – as opposed to just being fluent in English as a second language – need to take account [...]

By | July 21st, 2011|Categories: Business, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Mind your language (part two)

Research by Bob Little Press & PR into the potential pitfalls in learning English as a foreign language has revealed the 11 English words which cause the most confusion to non-native students of the English language – particularly in a business context.   When using any language, it’s vitally important to know what the words [...]

By | July 20th, 2011|Categories: Business, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments