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GlobalEnglish Selected as Online English Training Provider by Shanghai FESCO International Training Centre for Employees of the 2010 World

Brisbane, CA, November 23, 2004 — English Proficiency Required for More Than 200,000 World Exposition Workers

GlobalEnglish Corporation, the leading online English learning and support service for business communication, announced that it has been selected by Shanghai FESCO International Training Center, under Shanghai World Expo Group, as the online English language training provider for employees of the 2010 World Exposition.

Shanghai Foreign Service Co., Ltd. has been directed by the World Expo Group to provide the necessary training resources to ensure optimal staffing for the event. To that end, related employee will receive training in such areas as language, logistics, customer service, public relations and event management -- offered through the newly formed FESCO International Training Center.

"China is a hot growth capital right now, and the World Exposition is an excellent opportunity to showcase the Chinese workforce," said Ron Hoge, GlobalEnglish President and CEO. "GlobalEnglish Corporation is proud to help SFSC employees develop the skills required for this significant event."

FESCO International Training Center selected the GlobalEnglish Corporate Learning Service(TM) after a three-month evaluation by English teachers, the SFSC training committee and management, citing superior content, organization and interface, as well as the importance of support in eleven languages. Job candidates will have access to the GlobalEnglish service for at least one year, after which they must pass the World Expo English test.

The 2010 World Exposition in Shanghai will employ more than 200,000 workers, mostly Chinese, for the six-month event. "Employment at the World Exposition is a coveted opportunity for Chinese people who, after the training and experience, will be highly marketable in the workforce," continued Hoge, who has been selected to serve as Language Consultant to FESCO International Training Center.

GlobalEnglish® Corporation will provide its online Corporate Learning Service, which measurably improves the English language skills required for global business communication. It offers educationally effective, engaging and easy-to-use English instruction that includes online courses, assessments, translation tools, a live teacher and on-the-job English performance tools. For more information about how GlobalEnglish can help prepare your workforce for global business opportunities, write to info@globalenglish.com.

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.

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

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