See Who’s Taking this Year’s Challenge
If you are taking this year’s 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 2015 of to a great start!
This is the second blog listing of New Year’s Language Challenge Video Pledges. Watch the videos from the first post below.
WolDstn from the United States is learning Portuguese
Woldstn is taking the challenge because his family will soon be moving to Brazil and he needs to be able to speak the language. His goal is to be able to carry out a conversation with somebody from Brazil in Portuguese. We wish him the best of luck and hope he and his family enjoy their time in Brazil. You can cheer him on here.
Javier from Spain is learning English
Javier wants to improve his English fluency over the 6 weeks. He wants to be able to pass the Official school of English exam, which would put him at a B1 level. He thinks that taking classes through italki is one of the best ways of doing so and we must say we couldn’t agree more. We wish Javier the best in his studies and you can too by writing on his notebook entry.
Phillip from the United States is learning Chinese
Phillip is moving to Beijing in 2 days. So he needs to keep build on his 5 months of Chinese studies to be able to live abroad. He can already use everyday pleasantries, so his new goal is to be able to descriptively describe how to cook a dish in Chinese. This is because he is a cook by trade and he wants to be able to talk about his profession in Chinese. We wish him the best! You can too here.