Village

WALL STREET INSTITUTE ENHANCES ITS ONLINE STUDENT
COMMUNITY WITH NEW EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

Word of the Day, Podcasts now available to Wall Street Institute students around
the world

Baltimore, MD – April 15, 2009 – Wall Street Institute, the world’s premier provider of
English language instruction, has added two new features to its online student
community, The Village. A Word of the Day feature and educational Podcasts became
available today benefiting all of Wall Street Institute’s current and former students
around the world.

The Word of the Day feature gives students a new English language vocabulary word
each day. The vocabulary word will be listed with a short definition and example
sentences.

Students now also have access to over 80 Podcasts on the student community. These
podcasts focus on proper word pronunciation.

“The new Podcasts are a very exciting addition to the online community. Wall Street
Institute’s goal is to teach our students how to speak English. Proper pronunciation of
English words is a vital element in our student’s education,” said Simon Buckland, Wall
Street Institute’s Director of Curriculum Development.

Wall Street Institute’s online student community connects its ESL students and alumni
in 26 countries around the world. The Village is a unique virtual community that allows
students to practice their English language skills by chatting online, playing entertaining
and educational games, working through English language practice exercises, and
sharing their experiences with other Wall Street Institute students and alumni from
around the world.

“The online community is great opportunity for students to practice their English in a fun,
safe, and nurturing environment,” said Tim Daniels, Wall Street Institute’s Chairman and
CEO. “Wall Street Institute is pleased to be able to offer these exciting new features,
and we will continue to explore and develop new tools to help our students achieve their
language goals.”

About Wall Street Institute

Wall Street Institute (www.wallstreetinstitute.com) is the premier provider of English
instruction for individuals and corporate clients around the world. The Company’s
proprietary and innovative blended learning method integrates the best of proven
learning approaches to provide the most effective English language instruction available
for adults. Students listen, read, write, speak, and practice English with guidance and
support from highly trained native English speaking teachers. Wall Street Institute’s
curriculum is aligned to the Common European Framework Reference for Languages
(CEFR), according to a study undertaken with the support of the University of
Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages Examination group (CESOL).
Utilizing both company-owned and franchised centers, Wall Street Institute has provided
instruction to over 2 million students in over 400 centers in 26 countries and territories in
Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Founded in 1972, Wall Street
Institute’s international offices are in Baltimore, Maryland in the United States,
Barcelona, Spain, and Luxembourg. Wall Street Institute is owned by the private equity
firm, The Carlyle Group.

For further information, please contact:

Wall Street Institute
Media Inquiries
Phone: (443) 320 1110
E-mail Address: info@wallstreetinsitute.com

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