Flexible Literacy Intervention Program

Reinforce Literacy Foundations (Grades 5–12)

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LANGUAGE! Live® is a comprehensive literacy intervention for struggling students in grades 5–12. With a blended approach, LANGUAGE! Live's' instruction reinforces the literacy foundations students need while strategically using authentic text to engage and accelerate them to grade-level proficiency.

New for 2022, LANGUAGE! Live has undergone an exciting update that results in not only a more robust instructional experience, but also exposure to more culturally diverse, inclusive, and equitable instructional materials for students and educators.

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Research-based, structured literacy instruction. Blended program; online and teacher-led. Advanced and foundational skills in one program.


High-interest and age-appropriate content. Interactive and collaborative classroom. Motivating technology.


Self-paced with multiple entry points. Flexible implementation options. Multiple student populations.

Louisa Moats, Ed.D.

Louisa Moats, Ed.D.
Author of LANGUAGE! Live

LANGUAGE! Live was developed by internationally renowned literacy expert Louisa Moats, Ed.D., lead author of LETRS® (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) professional development and author of many influential scientific journal articles, books, and policy papers about the topics of reading, spelling, language, and teacher preparation.

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Support for Students with Dyslexia

LANGUAGE! Live follows the Structured Literacy approach recommended by the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) and provides explicit, systematic, and cumulative foundational reading skill instruction for dyslexia intervention. Watch this video to see how it helps students in the classroom.


Effective, Evidence-Based Reading Intervention

LANGUAGE! Live responds to and embodies research for struggling 5–12 readers and provides effective instruction and reading intervention as it utilizes online learning for both teacher and student advantage.

Struggling readers excel to close the gap faster than with any other literacy product.

Uses innovative technology to strengthen phonemic awareness.

Leverages teacher guidance for language arts curriculum.

Merges leading-edge research and data-driven assessment in a unique, motivational, classroom-tested approach.

Provides the flexibility to implement in any classroom.

ESSA evidence level: Demonstrates a Rationale.

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Research Driven

LANGUAGE! Live responds to and embodies research about adolescent poor readers, effective instruction, and the most advantageous use of computer-assisted learning. Read the LANGUAGE! Live Research Foundation to learn how we help adolescent students keep up with the accelerating demands of the global knowledge economy.

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Proven Results

With LANGUAGE! Live, a good implementation equals good results. Students exceed typical gains and close the gap faster than with any other literacy product. For example, with a 45-minute implementation, it is common for teachers to facilitate classrooms in which students have completed six to seven units in Word Training and Text Training. Research shows that a well-balanced program leads to great results.*

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Trusted by Teachers and Students

LANGUAGE! Live responds to and embodies research for struggling 5–12 readers and provides effective instruction and reading intervention as it utilizes online learning for both teacher and student advantage.







The LANGUAGE! Live Difference

Don’t take our word for it. Hear from satisfied customers about how LANGUAGE! Live has made an impact in their districts, schools, and classrooms.


Middle School Students Across Charleston Feel Pride in Their Reading Growth

“It’s building that confidence for them, where at 16, they kind of felt like a failure, ‘I can’t do it; I can’t go to high school. Now, they have the success that they can do it; they know they can do it now.”
— Jennifer McMillan, Master Reading Teacher, Burke Middle High School, Charleston, SC


Dramatic Gains in Lexile Scores at Bartlett High School, Anchorage, AK

“Everybody is working in a much smaller student-to-teacher ratio, and people are getting a lot more individual instruction.”
— Antavia Hamilton-Ochs, Teacher, Bartlett High School, Anchorage, AK


LANGUAGE! Live and LETRS Are Changing Lives at Syracuse City School District

“If you can move these kids, so when they go to high school they don’t feel so far gone, you have literally changed the trajectory of their lives.”
— Rhonda Zajac, Director of English Language Arts, Syracuse City School District

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A Video Overview of LANGUAGE! Live

This comprehensive literacy solution combines foundational and advanced learning skills with digital and teacher-led intervention to significantly improve reading and writing skills. Watch the video to learn more.



English Language Learners and LANGUAGE! Live

The solution for English Language Learners that provides foundational skills, vocabulary, language, and comprehension instruction.

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Teaching LANGUAGE! Live Remotely with Success

A teacher shares her experience continuing LANGUAGE! Live instruction via remote learning during COVID-19 in spring 2020.

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Tips for Using Technology in the Classroom

Learn the Top 6 Ways Technology Strengthens Literacy Intervention with a preview of engaging content, interactive tools, and instructional videos that come with LANGUAGE! Live.

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Sound Library

Students learning to read often need support to master oral language and the speech sounds of English. The videos from our Sound Library provide instruction for visual aid, extra practice, and accurate pronunciation of phonemes. The short video clips are a valuable resource for students to see, hear, and experience how the different speech sounds are formed. Excellent for use in face-to-face, remote, and hybrid learning formats.

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How LANGUAGE! Live Aligns with Your State

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LANGUAGE! Live Training & Support Services

We are committed to a long-term partnership with every district that implements our solutions. Each implementation support plan is individually crafted with school and/or district administrators to meet specific needs, including making explicit connections to state standards and/or the CCSS. Districts can choose from a menu of training and support options including in-person, online, or a combination of both.

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