At italki, we love to support language projects, and our friend, Brian Kwong, is running a fantastic language challenge, called the +1 Challenge!

As part of the +1 Challenge, one of the cool things he is doing is a Youtube video, which needs the help of our beloved Japanese teachers on italki, check out the message from Brian [in English and Japanese]:




After 90 gruelling days the italki Language Challenge has ended!  This was our biggest language challenge to date as we had hundreds of participants who completed over thousands of sessions! (more…)

italki on TV!

October 8th, 2013 | Posted by Jim in announcement | feature | media - (Comments Off on italki on TV!)

italki was featured on International Channel Shanghai (ICS)’s “China Untapped” TV show.  If you want  to know what goes on inside the italki offices,  you can see for yourself.

Check us out half-way through the video from 20:15:45 onwards!

New Referral Program!

August 6th, 2013 | Posted by Jim in announcement - (Comments Off on New Referral Program!)

Have you checked out our new referral program?

We made it super simple.  It can be explained in the below 4 steps:referral4

That’s it!

Now for any friend that you refer to italki, if they join and buy any amount of ITC, you get 50 ITC! This is for each and every friend!


Job Opening at italki: Marketing Copywriter

July 16th, 2013 | Posted by ross in announcement - (Comments Off on Job Opening at italki: Marketing Copywriter)

italki is continuing to grow at lightning speed, and in order to support our 1million+ student community, we are looking to grow our Marketing team. If you are interested in joining one of the coolest edtech companies around, then read on!

Introduction to the role:

We are seeking an English speaker who is very strong in written communications for this position. We are a fast-growing tech startup looking for an individual who wants to be part of an exciting, yet relaxed working environment. We need someone who is focused, motivated & responsible with proper communications skills & who is ready to work now.

The position is based in Shanghai, China. Candidates from other locations need not apply.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: