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italki 2016 New Year Language Challenge Public Pledge videos !

January 15th, 2016 | Posted by Kevin Z in Language Challenge | Motivation - (Comments Off on italki 2016 New Year Language Challenge Public Pledge videos !)

Don’t forget to sign up for yourself, this time is FREE! Get the New Year of to a great start! Life Hacks research has shown that if you put yourself up to something by making a public commitment, are likely to reach your goals because others are watching.  Use peer-pressure to your advantage! Help out your fellow language learners participating in the challenge!  Leave words of encouragement on their notebook entries!

Roman  from Russia is learning ASL(American Sign Language)

Roman is a member of Mobile App development team in italki. He has already completed previous italki Language Challenges and this time he’s going to discover the mysteries of ASL (American Sign Language)! The rest of our team enjoyed his public pledge video, so give him some support by leaving a quick message in his notebook.

Tay is learning Italian!

She’s been learning Italian for a year already and has set goals to master pronouns and carry on a conversation with a native speaker.  We have no doubt she will see lots of improvement in time for her to lead a tour to Italy!

 

Laeticia is learning Korean!

We have no doubt she’ll soon be ordering food like a champion and chatting all day on KakaoTalk with her friends in Korea!  Good luck!

Kai from Singapore is learning Korean!

 

Mamen  from Spain is learning Italian!

Mamen is a professional Spanish teacher on italki and she’s participating our New Year’s Language Challenge learning Italian!

 

Indran from Missouri, USA is learning Arabic!

He already has a lot of confidence while speaking!  Best of luck to Indran as he continues to improve his Arabic.

 

 

Alyssa is learning Slovene!

AND FRENCH!!!

Alyssa has studied French before but is worried she will forget her it if she doesn’t use it.  What a great opportunity to refresh skills she learned in the past!  Use it, so you don’t lose it!

 

Omar from Mexico City is learning Latin!

Omar already speaks fluent Spanish and English.  Now he has the dream to travel to Vatican City to attend and understand a mass with the Pope…given entirely in Latin!  Good luck, Omar!  Carpe Diem!

Hannah a.k.a. Océanne is learning Icelandic and Finnish

Hannah’s friends have been telling her about italki for a long time and she’s ready to join us.   Good luck learning Icelandic!  We look forward to seeing your progress!

 

Eileen is learning Portuguese!

Her goal is to speak fearlessly when talking to her tutor.  We have no doubt she will be chatting like a pro after our challenge!

 

Michaela from New Zealand is studying Hebrew and Arabic!

Good luck Michaela!  Your hard work is going to pay off!

Vera is working to improve her English!

Good job, Vera.  Your English is already very good, and it will continue to improve with this challenge.

Kevin is learning Urdu!

Wow, it already sounds great Kevin.  Keep up the good work!

 

See Who’s Taking June Language Challenge

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!

 

Click the links below to see:

June Language Challenge Video Pledges 1

June Language Challenge Video Pledges 2

June Language Challenge Video Pledges 3

 

 

Ian from the United States, is learning Cebuano and Tagalog

Ian is participating our June Language Challenge to improve his Cebuano and Tagalog. Give him some support by leaving a quick message in his notebook.

 

Manuel from Spain, is learning English

Manuel is learning English and in order to improve his pronunciation and communication skills in English, he’s participating June Language Challenge to make the best out of it. Give him some support by leaving a quick message in his notebook.

 

Jairet from the United States, is learning Brazilian Portuguese

Jairet wants to improve his Portuguese skills by taking Language Challenge and his goal is be able to have at least 5 minutes conversation without stopping in Portuguese after the Challenge. Give him some support by leaving a quick message in his notebook.

 

Tom from the United States, is learning Russian

Tom was fascinated by Russia’s history and the way how Russian sounds, he’s taking June Language Challenge to boosting his level of Russian. Give him some support by leaving a quick message in his notebook.

 

Scott from the United States, is learning Spanish

Scott felt that he learned quit a bit of Spanish by participated our Language Challenge last time so he’s going to continuing down this journey. Let’s support him by leaving a quick message in his notebook.

 

Robert from the United States, is learning Portuguese and French

Robert speaks pretty fluent Portuguese and French and he’s going to take June Language Challenge in order to improve more. Give him some support by leaving a quick message in his notebook.

 

Kitti from Thailand, is learning English

Kitti from Thailand is participating our June Language Challenge to improve his English. Let’s support him by leaving a quick message in his notebook.

 

Murillo from Brazil , is learning French

Murillo is a big fan of italki as you can see he wears italki T-shirt in the video, he speaks decent French and still decided to participating June Language Challenge to improve his French into a new level. Give him some support by leaving a quick message in his notebook.

 

Emily from the United States, is learning Italian

Emily only started use italki a couple of weeks ago. She’s been learning Italian 2 years now and her goal by joining Language Challenge is to get more confident to speak Italian and not get nervous when communicate with native Italian speakers. Give her some support by leaving a quick message in her notebook.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CFzauRQwAk&feature=youtu.be

 

Bianca from the United States, is learning Spanish

Bianca is taking June Language Challenge to commit her Spanish learning goals which is to improve her Spanish ability to have a better communication with her students . Give her some support by leaving a quick message in her notebook.

 

Benjamin from the United States, is learning Chinese

Ben speaks quite decent Chinese. He’s taking June Language Challenge to improve his Chinses, at the same time to help him pass his Chinese and English Medical Licence exam. Give him some support by leaving a quick message in his notebook.

 

Diego from Chile, is learning Czech

Diego is participating our June Language Challenge to improve his Czech from A1 to A2 level so he can have more interesting and comprehensive conversation with native Czech speakers. Give him some support by leaving a quick message in his notebook.

 

Vitor from Brazil, is learning Chinese

Vitor is taking June Language Challenge to improve his Chinese skills as he has a lot of Chinese friends, he would like to have a better communicate with them. Give him some support by leaving a quick message in his notebook.

 

Alex from the United Kingdom, is learning Chinese

Alex speaks quite fluent Chinese, by participating Language Challenge he’s looking forward to improve his general Chinese skills as well as his pronunciation and accent so by the time his parents visit in China he will be able to show them around.  Give him some support by leaving a quick message in his notebook.


Avital from Isreal, is learning Chinese

Avital speaks very fluent Chinese, She would like to improve more of her pronunciation, vocabulary in Chinese by participating June Language Challenge. Give him some support by leaving a quick message in his notebook.

 

Tiffany from the United States, is learning Japanese

Tiffany would like to find out how much of her Japanese can be improve by participating June Language Challenge. Her goal after the Challenge is be able to communicate in Japanese for 10 minutes. Let’s give him some support by leaving a quick message in his notebook.

 

Brad from the United States, is learning Korean

Brad speaks decent Korean. He’s goal is be able to communicate in Korean with native speaker for at least 5 minutes by participating Language Challenge. Give him some support by leaving a quick message in his notebook.

See Who’s Taking June Language Challenge

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!

 

Click the links below to see:

June Language Challenge Video Pledges 1

June Language Challenge Video Pledges 2

June Language Challenge Video Pledges 4

 

Marcelo from Brazil, is learning English

Marcelo has been learning English for the past two years, he’s participating our June Language Challenge to improve his English more in order to reach his main goal which is be able to communicate with people from all over the world . Give him some support by leaving a quick message in his notebook.

 

 

Jonathan from the United States, is learning Spanish and Italian

Jonathan is participating our June challenge in order to improve his Spanish and Italian. Even he speaks quite fluent Spanish but his goal is to reach C2 level in Spanish, and Italian in a fluency level. Let’s give him some support by leaving a message in his notebook.

 

 

Kacey from the United States, is learning Icelandic

Kacey is taking part of June italki Language challenge to become better in Icelandic. Let’s give her some support by leaving a message in her notebook.

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See Who’s Taking June Language Challenge

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!

 

Click the links below to see:

June Language Challenge Video Pledges 1

June Language Challenge Video Pledges 3

June Language Challenge Video Pledges 4

 

Helga from Russia, is learning Italian

Helga is learning Italian because she’s going on Holiday to Italy in July. She already speaks pretty decent Italian! This is her June Language Challenge public pledge video. Cheer her on by leaving a quick message in her notebook.

 

 

Casey from the United States, is learning Japanese

Casey is learning Japanese ’cause he wants to write lecture both in contemporary and traditional in Japanese! This is his June Language Challenge public pledge video. Give him some support by leaving a quick message in her notebook.

 

 

Gretie from the United States, is learning Korean and Spanish

Gretie is learning Korean and Spanish. Gretie is participating our June Language Challenge in order to improve her ability to communicate in foreign language. Let’s support her by leaving a quick message in her notebook.

 

 

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