Boston, MA–December 6, 2006–Thomson ELT, a leading provider of materials for English language teaching (ELT) and learning throughout the world and part of The Thomson Corporation (TSX: TOC; NYSE: TOC), today announced MyELT, a new, easy-to-use online learning system designed exclusively for English language teachers and students.
MyELT allows instructors to deliver engaging learning activities to ESL and EFL students and saves time with many of daily routine tasks that can become a burden. MyELT assists in the creation of homework assignments, grading papers, and measuring student progress to better tailor lesson plans.
The MyELT learning management system allows ESL teachers to deploy online content provided by Thomson ELT, such as assessment exams, digital workbook activities, speaking labs that utilize speech recognition technology, practice TOEFL and TOEIC certification exams, online grammar courses, and much more.
“We designed MyELT to help save instructors valuable time that could be better spent focusing on the students,” said Dennis Hogan, president, Thomson ELT. “With MyELT, students can benefit from more instructor time and more engaging and personalized instruction.”
MyELT is intuitive for even the most novice computer user. English language teachers benefit from the following MyELT learning system features:
*Ability to choose from dozens of pre-built Thomson ELT online workbook exercises, speaking labs and practice exams
* Tools to manage of class rosters
*Schedule homework and in-class assignments
*Tracking of individual student and classroom progress
*Creation and posting of easy-to-read grade reports
For more information or to watch an online demo, visit: http://elt.thomson.com/myelt.
About The Thomson Corporation and Thomson ELT
The Thomson Corporation (www.thomson.com), with 2005 revenues of $8.40 billion, is a global leader in providing integrated information solutions to business and professional customers. Thomson provides value-added information, software tools and applications to more than 20 million users in the fields of law, tax, accounting, financial services, higher education, reference information, corporate e-learning and assessment, scientific research and healthcare. With operational headquarters in Stamford, Conn., Thomson has approximately 40,000 employees and provides services in approximately 130 countries. The Corporation’s common shares are listed on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC). Thomson ELT is a leading provider of materials for English language teaching and learning throughout the world. It publishes under the brands of Thomson, Thomson ELT, and Thomson Heinle. You can learn more about ELT Advantage and Thomson ELT by visiting us on the web at elt.thomson.com.