Reliance Communications has launched a mobile spoken English learning service, ‘Learn English’ on its network, in collaboration with EnableM Technologies and VAS provider OnMobile Global. The service is available in nine Indian languages, namely Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Telugu and Malayalam. Learn English is available on subscription, priced at Rs 20 per month, and offers 45 minutes of free browsing on a number – 51234407.
It has modules for two levels of learning (Basic/Advanced), as well as content based on specific professions, situations or conversations. According to EnableM, they’ve included with certain features such as bookmarks, pause, and allow users to “refer a friend” (which would help promote the service). Learn English also bundles daily SMSs and practice tests as part of the learning program.
The service is also available to BSNL subscribers. A similar service ‘ English Seekho’, which was developed by IL&FS Education and Technology Services Limited is offered by Tata on its Tata Indicom and Tata DOCOMO networks.