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Fleex now lets you learn English by streaming Netflix shows

When I first covered Fleex, it was a neat little video player that let you learn English using your favorite movies or TV shows. Since then, Reverso has acqu-hired the team behind Fleex and now plans to relaunch the language learning platform with a new killer feature — Netflix shows. Maybe I’m biased because it’s basically how I learned English, but I think watching all …

VIPKID nabs $100M to link Chinese kids with native speakers to learn English

As interest and investment continue to pour into the online education market, startups building platforms with a lot of traction are reaping the rewards. In the latest development, a company out of China called VIPKID — which has built a popular platform connecting children aged between five and 12 years with native English speakers for one-to-one online language lessons — has raised $100 million in funding. You may not have heard much …