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GlobalEnglish Participates in Stanford University Fall Lecture Series

South San Francisco, CA, November 9, 2000 — Mahesh Ram to Present Perspectives of Online Education in International Markets

GlobalEnglish Corporation, the leading solution for learning English online, today announced Mahesh Ram, vice president of business development and sales, will speak at Stanford University's Fall Lecture Series. Held today at Stanford's Skilling Auditorium, the presentation is open to the general public at no charge. Cosponsored by Stanford's US-Japan Technology Management Center and several leading international companies, Mr. Ram will focus his discussion on the state of online education in Asia.

During the presentation, Mr. Ram will discuss market trends fueling the rapid adoption of online learning, such as broader scale Internet access, availability of new multimedia technologies and global business trends requiring continued education among all professionals.

Who:Mahesh Ram, vice president of business development and sales, GlobalEnglish
What: "Perspectives of Online Learning and Services Providers"
Sponsored by CommerceNet, Compaq Japan, Mitani Sangyo, Panasonic Semiconductor and US Venture Partners
When: Thursday, November 9, 2000 from 4:15-5:30 p.m.
Where: Stanford's Skilling Auditorium, Palo Alto, California

About GlobalEnglish Corporation

GlobalEnglish is the leading provider of online assessment, learning and support for Business English communication for the world's top companies. The company offers a suite of scalable, on-demand products that help employees improve their ability to communicate effectively in English and enables companies to succeed in the global marketplace.

GlobalEnglish is proudly made up of a team of global consultants who partner with clients to assess their Business English needs, ensure successful implementation and provide ongoing local support to over 30 countries worldwide.

GlobalEnglish is the preferred choice of the world's largest companies, including BNP Paribas, Capgemini, Cisco, Deloitte, Deutsche Telekom, GSK, Hewlett-Packard, Hilton, John Deere, Procter & Gamble, Unisys and Wyeth.

For more information, please visit www.GlobalEnglish.com.

English is critical for our success. We needed a solution that we could deploy around the world, would help any level and that would include tools that could provide instant help on the job. The only service that could handle this huge challenge was GlobalEnglish…It always comes down to money and our return on investment has been excellent when measured in productivity gains.

— Tony Gleeson, former Global Director of Learning Programs and Solutions, Deloitte LLP, U.S.

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