May 27th, 2015 | Posted by Jim in Language Challenge | Motivation - (Comments Off on The italki team is taking the 2015 June Language Challenge so should you!)
Tradition has it that we like to take part in our own language challenges and for this challenge we have a number of staff who are publically taking the challenge. This means they’ll be blogging about the challenge, posting up videos, and sharing their experiences in trying to finish 12 hours of sessions during the month of June.
Check back on the italki blog for their regular posts! If you haven’t done so already, there’s still time to join the challenge!
Are you taking the Language Challenge? Share that you are taking the Challenge with others and use this peer pressure (in a good way) to help yourself achieve your language learning goal!
What is a Thunderclap?
It’s a new, powerful tool that allows people to Tweet or Facebook an announcement all together on the same day, at the exact same time to be heard loud and clear! We’re working with Thunderclap to make this biggest, most exciting Language Challenge ever! Get ready!
This summer join thousands of other language learners and achieve the common goal of learning a new language together! Our Language Challenges have proven to help language learners get into a habit of learning. It helps by setting a clear goal they need to meet.
If you are taking June Language challenge we’re giving away 50 free ITC if you make a video challenge pledge. Life Hacks research has shown that if you put yourself up to something by doing it in public, you follow through because others are watching. So use peer pressure to your advantage! So help out your fellow language learners participating in the challenge! Leave them words of encouragement on their notebook entries! And don’t forget to sign up for yourself, and get the summer of to a great start!
Janie from Thailand is learningSpanish and Italian
Janie has been learning Spanish and Italian with our native teachers on italki for a while, she had took part in our New Year’s Language Challenge and can’t wait for another exciting challenge. Janie will be participating in our June Language challenge and continue to improve her Spanish and Italian! Cheer her on by leaving a note on her notebook entry.
Autumn from Nova Scotia, Canada is learning French
Autumn has been teaching English on italki for 4 years, and she’s also been a student learning on italki at the same time. As a teacher and student she thought it’s great that you can only have to pay a 100 ITC registration fee and if you finish the challenge you end up winning 300 ITC (and improve your language ability as well) ! Autumn is traveling to French speaking Canada so decided to take our June Language Challenge to improve her French!
Sylin from Paris, France is learning Croatian
Sylin speaks 30 different language! How inspiring! If you missed it, she send an inspiring video of her speaking 30 different languages on italki! Right now she’s learning Croatian and hope that she can manage to reach B2 level in this language. Give her some love by writing on her notebook.
So… in the spirit of giving, we’re offering this bonus again to help you complete the Challenge!
If you’ve signed up for the italki June 2015 Language Challenge, we’re giving away even more ITC to motivate you to succeed! Do you really want to complete the challenge? Use peer pressure (in a good way) to help yourself achieve your language learning goal! Life Hacks research has shown that if you put yourself up to something by doing it in public, you follow through because others are watching. Things that you put on the Web have a better chance of getting done!
BONUS 50ITC! Upload your Language Challenge Public Video Pledge
Make a Public Video Pledge by uploading a video to YouTube or Youku before you begin your first session (or your first few sessions).
Our next Language Challenge is right around the corner. If you felt that the last Challenge was a bit too Challenging, this one might be just right for you as we are running this Challenge just for the month of June. We’re not telling you what the actual Challenge is just yet… but if you feel you can complete a shorter, one-month Challenge, this is the Challenge for you!
Registration begins May. 15th so stay tuned for the: