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Language Challengers – You’re ALMOST DONE!

For those of you who are taking the challenge, you’re halfway through the language challenge and we know it’s tough, but don’t give up!

Learning a language can be hard, and the number one thing preventing learners from finishing what they start is a drop in motivation.
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This post originally appeared on Raising Arrows – a personal blog site run by Amy Roberts. Reposted with her permission.

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My oldest daughter, Meg, loves languages. She is taking formal Spanish via a computer program plus teaching herself bits and pieces of several other languages. She’s a quick study; however, she has told me on multiple occasions that she really needs someone to speak the languages with her because the computer lacks the interaction and feedback of a live person.

So, when I learned about italki.com, an online foreign language instruction site that provides teacher/student interaction via Skype sessions, I was hopeful this might be the answer to her dilemma.

Answer would be an understatement.

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Language Challenge contestants, how are you doing? It’s only been a week… hopefully you’ve completed a few lessons by now. To help give you some extra motivation, we wanted to share with you a recent email that one of our members (and Community Tutor) sent us. Andrea successfully completed the last language challenge and it helped her become a professional Arabic Translator. Read her story below…

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One of the reasons why we hold the italki Language Challenge is we believe in Goal Setting for language learning. Setting a goal helps you focus and allocate your time and resources efficiently, and can keep you motivated when you feel like giving up.

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Follow Sam’s italki Challenge!

Our Community Manager Sam is taking the italki language Challenge in Cantonese.

Sam is taking 20 Cantonese lessons in 6 weeks, to win $30usd of Learning Credit.

To sign up for the language challenge, click Here

Follow along at our YouTube channel:  http://www.youtube.com/italkilanguages

 

 

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