Syracuse Language™

Syracuse Language, acquired by Cendant Corporation in 1998, publishes high-quality foreign language instruction software and Internet courses for home, school and business use. The company’s award-winning products include Success in Spanish, Success in French, eight titles in the Smart Start™ foreign language series, Self-Study Spanish, as well as distance learning courses under the Language Connect™ Institute.
Syracuse Language was the first company to introduce speech recognition in foreign language software. The company was recently awarded a patent for the way speech recognition is used to enhance an array of learning designs, including interactive lessons, multimedia activities, and conversations that vary with the learner’s choices.