Since its establishment in Hong Kong in 1958, Pearson has always been committed to being the leader in English language education. Among its many well-know products are Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English (English-Chinese) – the first bilingual dictionary in the local market – and the first Secondary English series Integrated English introduced in 1982 and the renowned Primary English series Welcome to English in 1988. Nowadays, the various English language series published by Pearson, such as Longman Activate, Longman Elect and Primary Longman Elect, are adopted by most schools in Hong Kong.
In addition to the English language, Pearson continues to lead in a number of academic areas: Chinese, Mathematics, Science, Physics, Information and Communication Technology, Business, Liberal Studies, General Studies, Putonghua, Music, Economics, and most of the areas in tertiary, Pre-school to Tertiary and adult learning.
Did you know?
- 4 million copies of textbooks are sold a year
- 4 out of 5 Hong Kong students learn English with Longman