Voxy teaches languages through news and text messages

Voxy, an online service for teaching languages across multiple platforms including text messages, mobile apps and the web, announced it is launching its English-language service at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco today.

English Attack teaches English via entertainment

French startup English Attack,which just went into beta, is offering free English language lessons tailored specifically to the young adult market. The company is one of the 20 products pitched by (mainly European) startups in TheNextWeb conference startup rally in Amsterdam this week