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Rosetta Stone Rewards Homeschoolers with First Annual 10-Day European Language Learning and Networking Trip

Homeschoolers and their Families Connect Learning with Life through Visits to Paris, Madrid and Barcelona in Summer 2010

 

ARLINGTON, VA (January 11, 2010) — Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE:RST), a leading provider of technology-based language-learning solutions, announced today that the company will sponsor their first  Homeschool Language Learning and Networking Trip for homeschoolers and their families to travel to France and Spain this summer.  Homeschoolers will be able to put their French and Spanish language skills to use and experience all of the benefits of immersion the moment they arrive abroad.  The Rosetta Stone Homeschool Language Learning and Networking Trip kicks off on August 2, 2010 in Paris, France and concludes in Madrid, Spain on August 11, 2010.

 

The 10-day long trip is co-sponsored by FuseFly, a social network connecting homeschoolers around the world, and Heart of the Matter Online, a home education website dedicated to bridging the gap between parents and children.  Organized by ACIS, the premier educational travel company sponsoring student trips worldwide, the trip includes visits to famous European sites such as the Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame, Palace of Versailles, Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia and the Prado Museum.  The first-annual trip will allow homeschoolers to fully experience all of the benefits of their language curriculum while learning about history firsthand.

 

“We are thrilled to sponsor the inaugural Rosetta Stone Homeschool Language Learning and Networking Trip,” said Eric Duehring, Rosetta Stone general manager and vice president of consumer marketing and sales. “The trip provides families that are dedicated to the education of their child with the chance to immerse themselves in another culture and truly experience the power of learning a new language. For the homeschoolers themselves, this is a unique learning opportunity that will have lasting impact on their future personal, educational and professional development.” 

 

Rosetta Stone® Homeschool curriculum provides students with a rich, interactive and engaging language-learning experience.  The scalability and flexibility of the solution allows parents to assign lessons based on students’ individual needs, allowing students at all levels to learn a language.  Rosetta Stone Homeschool Version 3 helps learners develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills easily and systematically from the very beginning.

 

Homeschool families as well as homeschoolers over the age of 16 are encouraged to register now to receive preferred pricing.  The deadline to register is February 15, 2010.  A Rosetta Stone purchase is not required to participate.  For more information or questions pertaining to Rosetta Stone Homeschool or the Rosetta Stone Homeschool Language Learning and Networking Trip, contact homeschool@rosettastone.com or visit http://www.rosettastone.com/homeschool/languagelearningtrip.

 

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About Rosetta Stone Homeschool

 

Rosetta Stone Homeschool is a powerful learning tool that provides students with an immersive, interactive and engaging language-learning experience while also giving parents the tools and resources needed to track and manage student progress. Utilizing a variety of immersion techniques and administrative features, the software accelerates language learning and provides quantifiable measurements of success. Rosetta Stone Manager is a built in management tool that delivers real-time reporting capabilities, details on student progress and user-friendly administrative functionalities. Rosetta Stone Homeschool is available in more than 30 different languages.

 

About Rosetta Stone

 

Rosetta Stone Inc. is changing the way the world learns languages. Rosetta Stone provides interactive solutions that are acclaimed for the speed and power to unlock the natural language-learning ability in everyone. Available in more than 30 languages, Rosetta Stone language-learning solutions are used by schools, organizations and millions of individuals in over 150 countries throughout the world. The company was founded in 1992 on the core beliefs that learning a language should be natural and instinctive and that interactive technology can replicate and activate the immersion method powerfully for learners of any age. The company is based in Arlington, Va. For more information, visit RosettaStone.com.

 

 

Media Contact:

Megan Richter

mrichter@rosettastone.com

703.522.9953

 

Investor Contact:

Christopher Martin

cmartin@rosettastone.com

703.387.5927

 

“Rosetta Stone” is a registered trademark of Rosetta Stone Ltd.

 

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Rosetta Stone PR's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.
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