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Lingo Media's ELL Technologies Signs Contract For Pilot Program With Madrid Local Police In Spain


TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 8, 2012) - Lingo Media Corporation (TSX VENTURE:LM)(OTCBB:LMDCF) ("Lingo Media" or the "Company") a leader in online and print-based English Language Learning solutions is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, ELL Technologies Limited ("ELL Technologies") and its Spanish distributor, e-ducativa in collaboration with El Corte Ingles, have signed a pilot program with the Madrid Local Police ("Madrid Local Police"), a police unit in charge of providing assistance to tourists in Madrid among other important functions.

Under the agreement, the Madrid Local Police will use Q Scholar and Worksheets with specialized content based on the real life needs of the police force to teach English to their Tourist Police Unit, under a pilot program.

Michael Kraft, President & CEO of Lingo Media, said: "Lingo Media's ELL Technologies is the best English Learning Language System in the world and we are delighted that E-ducativa is now marketing and selling our products in Spain. We are currently providing all of the support necessary to insure that the successful deployment of this pilot program with the Madrid Local Police will lead to a full scale roll-out and other sales opportunities underway in Spain."

About ELL Technologies Limited

ELL Technologies Limited markets and sells its products under the Q Group brand. ELL Technologies specializes in the development, production, and marketing of innovative solutions for learners of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) and English as a Second Language (ESL). ELL Technologies' commitment to academic and technological excellence has led to many successful alliances with learning institutions, language schools, ministries of education, leading publishers and professional e-learning organizations across the globe. ELL Technologies is a global developer of English language learning multimedia solutions for corporate, institutional, and retail markets.

About Lingo Media (TSX VENTURE:LM)(OTCBB:LMDCF)

Lingo Media Corporation (www.lingomedia.com) is an ESL industry acquisition company that is Changing the way the world learns English, focused on English language learning ("ELL") on an international scale through its four distinct business units: ELL Technologies; Parlo; Speak2Me; and Lingo Learning. ELL Technologies is a globally-established ELL multi-media and online training company marketed under the Q Group brand (www.elltechnologies.com). Parlo is a fee-based online ELL training and assessment service (www.parlo.com). Speak2Me is a free-to-consumer advertising-based online ELL service in China (www.speak2me.cn). Lingo Learning is a print-based publisher of ELL programs in China. Lingo Media has formed successful relationships with key government and industry organizations, establishing a strong presence in China's education market of more than 300 million students. The Company continues to expand its ELL offerings and is extending its reach globally.

Portions of this press release may include "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of securities laws. Forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made pursuant to the safe harbour provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on management's current expectations and involve certain risks and uncertainties. Actual results may vary materially from management's expectations and projections and thus readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Certain factors that can affect the Company's ability to achieve projected results are described in the Company's filings with the Canadian and United States securities regulators available on www.sedar.com or www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml.

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