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This article was published on November 19, 2013


    500 Startups-backed Colingo launches personalized 1-on-1 English learning program

    500 Startups-backed Colingo launches personalized 1-on-1 English learning program Image by: Gilles Glod
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    Colingo has launched a new program for learning English that offers 1-on-1 personalized training alongside its small group classes. The company has also announced completion of a two-tranche $2.4 million round of funding led by Atlas Venture.

    Colingo has been offering Small Private Online Classes (SPOCs) since September 2012, racking up 12,000 hours of group video classes. Students can now add on a 1-on-1 regimen with a dedicated teacher who will personalize a study plan for their needs.

    Class Hangout

    Unlimited group classes are available for a $50 per month subscription, while the Personal Teacher plan runs $150 per month.

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