Our journey

See how Clarity has evolved over the years.
Our goal is still the same, satisfying our customers' needs and provide quality content for English learners.

2014

ClarityEnglish wins at Hong Kong ICT Awards 2014

ClarityEnglish awarded Best SME ICT (Product) Award for Road to IELTS. Judges highlight “robust and elegant” technical infrastructure.

2013

ClarityEnglish wins prestigious Asian business award

ClarityEnglish wins SME award for best company in Hong Kong with fewer than 100 employees.

2012

The English Speaking Union

Clarity wins English Speaking Union President’s Award for Access UK.

2012

20th anniversary!

Clarity celebrates 20 years of independent publishing.

2011

Software delivery moves to cloud

Online applications use cloud delivery for greater reliability.

2010

First version of Clear Pronunciation

Learners find it extremely useful to practise pronunciation independently. This program helps them recognise and pronounce the 43 English phonemes through activities, audio and video.

2009

Clarity in Ethiopia

ClarityEnglish sets up project to support universities in Ethiopia.

2008

Materials for Beijing Paralympics

Clarity provides online learning materials for Beijing Paralympics competitors.

2007

The Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE

First adoption by HCT, largest group of colleges in the UAE.

2006

First version of
Road to IELTS

Clarity and the British Council co-publish Road to IELTS.

2005

Macmillan Education collaborates with Clarity

Macmillan Education contracts Clarity to develop software for its Synergy coursebook series.

2004

Ministry of Education of Malaysia chooses Clarity

Four Clarity programs adopted by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia.

2003

The British Council adopts Clarity programs worldwide

The British Council adopts Tense Buster, MindGame and Study Skills Success for all 227 centres worldwide.

2002

First version of Study Skills Success launched

Study Skills Success first published.

2001

Collaboration with Cambridge University Press

Cambridge chooses Clarity to develop its English Grammar in Use software.

2000

Clarity programs adopted by the Ontario School Board

North American versions of Clarity programs adopted by the Ontario School Board.

1999

Clarity’s first game

Clarity publishes Mario Rinvolucri’s MindGame (still going strong!).

1998

Second version of Tense Buster

The British Council sponsors a new version of Tense Buster.

1997

Ministry of Education of UAE chooses Clarity

Clarity programs adopted by the Ministry of Education, United Arab Emirates.

1996

Clarity expands worldwide

Clarity starts working in Australia, the Middle East, France, Spain and Canada.

1995

First release of Report Writer

Launch of Report Writer (now known as Business Writing).

1994

Clarity moves to
Hong Kong

Local universities and VTC started using Clarity programs.

1993

Clarity’s first ever program

Tense Buster Lower Intermediate launched.

1992

Clarity founded in Malaysia by Andrew Stokes and Adrian Raper

449 AD

Anglos arrive in Britain. Dawn of the English language?

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