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GlobalEnglish Again Named as an Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing U.S. Private Company

GlobalEnglish claims recognition for two consecutive years and exceeded the average market growth rate by over 96% in 2009

Brisbane, CA, September 8, 2010 — GlobalEnglish Corporation www.GlobalEnglish.com), the leading provider of on-demand learning and support for Business English communication, today announced the company's esteemed inclusion on the Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the U.S. list for a second consecutive year.

The GlobalEnglish 3-year growth rate of 110% far exceeded the average market growth rate of 13.15%, gaining a ranking in the top 50% of the list at number 2294.

"We are honored to be on the highly-respected Inc. 5000 list again in 2010," said Deepak Desai, CEO and president of GlobalEnglish. "Our growth and strength as a company comes from our world-class services and dedicated global workforce addressing a growing global business imperative to increase productivity through the common language of business, English."

Rapid global business expansion continues to support a demand for language service providers and multicultural offerings that increase communication across borders. This year's Inc. 5000 included 14 language service providers as well advertising firms, law firms, education companies and strategists that work in multilingual business initiatives.

"The continued growth in language related business sectors is further proof that we are all connected as a 'Global Business Village' in today's economy," said Desai. "Global expansion is occurring in both public and private companies, even at the level of small business entrepreneurs, to create today's global marketplace. English is the glue in business that holds our village together."

The 2010 list was based on 3-year growth benchmarks from 2006 through 2009 and the revenues and employee count from 2009. During 2009 GlobalEnglish expanded operations into Russia and Middle East and increased its presence in Italy, China and Brazil. New clients in 2009 that contributed to the winning revenue growths include Deutsche Post/DHL, Schlumberger, Baker Hughes, Logica, Wipro and Sandoz.

"The leaders of the companies on this year's Inc. 5000 have figured out how to grow their businesses during the longest recession since the Great Depression," said Inc. president Bob LaPointe. "The 2010 Inc. 5000 showcases a particularly hardy group of entrepreneurs."

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 scalable, on-demand solution that helps employees improve their ability to communicate effectively in English and enables companies to succeed in the global marketplace.

GlobalEnglish offers two assessment products, GlobalEnglish STEP™ and GlobalEnglish STEP+™, which present standardized and cost-effective ways to assess employee English proficiency levels enterprise-wide.

The core web-based GlobalEnglish Corporate Learning Service™ provides learners with a unique blend of interactive course content, progress assessment, and performance support. Additionally, a complete suite of administrative tools helps companies easily manage, measure, and track performance across the organization.

GlobalEnglish Personal Coaching™, which includes 1-on-1 private sessions with native English speaking coaches, offers an opportunity for live practice and individual recommendations in the award-wining core curriculum to support learner goals.

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 30 countries.

GlobalEnglish is the preferred choice of the world's largest companies, including BNP Paribas, Capgemini, Cisco, Deloitte, 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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