AdvanceWork And Pearson Education Partner To Offer English-Language Training Courses Via Wireless, PDA And Online Platforms / Market Leader: Business Leader B

AdvanceWork Inc., a training solutions provider to corporations, today announced the availability of Market Leader: Business Leader Briefings for the Pocket PC, a video-based, English-as-a-Foreign-Language course adapted from the Pearson Education course of the same name. The AdvanceWork course is the first in an agreement with Pearson Education to develop and distribute mobile editions of Market Leader: Business Leader Briefings for PDA, wireless, and online platforms.

AdvanceWork's Pocket PC adaptation of Business Leader Briefings, a six-unit course for advanced-level students, presents video interviews of contemporary business leaders, interactive activities and exercises to improve English comprehension, speaking and discussion skills.

"Business Leader Briefings is a remarkable video series that takes the viewer inside the companies and the thinking of legendary and innovative CEOs including GE's Jack Welch and Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com. This content is of great value to advanced students and we are pleased to adapt it to our mobile learning platform for our customers," said Larry Rothenberg, president and CEO of AdvanceWork.

Jack Chorowsky, General Manager of Longman English Success, Pearson Education's online EFL business, said "AdvanceWork is out front when it comes to mobile learning, especially mobile language learning. Market Leader: Business Leader Briefings for the Pocket PC marks the debut of our courses on the mobile platform and it sets an exemplary standard. This high-value offering opens up another avenue of opportunity for our English students worldwide."

AdvanceWork International (www.advancework.com) is a privately held company dedicated to providing effective, mobile training in large corporations. Within the $50 billion English instruction market, AdvanceWork International serves corporations with large, geographically dispersed workforces that require English proficiency for interaction with customers and for internal communications.

Pearson Education, a minority investor in AdvanceWork, is the world's leading integrated education business. More people learn English as a second language with Pearson's Longman brand programs than those of any other publisher. Pearson Education is also the global leader in online English Language learning through Longman English Success (www.englishsuccess.com).

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