Lexie’s Language Challenge – Start!

January 16th, 2014 | Posted by Jim in Language Challenge | Motivation - (Comments Off on Lexie’s Language Challenge – Start!)

So our very own Marketing Manager, Lexie is taking the italki 2014 New Year’s Language Challenge to learn French.  Watch what she has to say about starting the Challenge.

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Upcoming Sessions =  3 sessions this week Tonight January 15th, Tomorrow January 16th, and Saturday January 17th

Let’s hope she can do it!

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2014 New Year’s Language Challenge has Started!

January 15th, 2014 | Posted by Jim in Language Challenge | Motivation - (Comments Off on 2014 New Year’s Language Challenge has Started!)

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Ready! Set! Go! The italki 2014 New Year’s Language Challenge has now officially started! Review the rules here. Today marks the beginning of italki’s biggest and baddest Language Challenge yet!   All in all we’ve got hundreds of Challengers learning more than 30+ languages on italki!   We have representation from Challengers from all over the world, including the following countries:

Angola
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Barbados
Belgium
Brazil
Canada
Chile
China
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Indonesia
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Korea
Lebanon
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Peru
Poland
Romania
Russia
Rwanda
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
South Africa
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Thailand
Turkey
Ukraine
United States
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
Vietnam

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We’ve made the Public Video Pledge for the 2014 New Year’s Language Challenge!

January 7th, 2014 | Posted by Jim in Language Challenge | members | Motivation | promotion - (Comments Off on We’ve made the Public Video Pledge for the 2014 New Year’s Language Challenge!)

We’re Doing it!  So Should You!

If you’re taking the Langauge Challenge and really want to succeed, we’re giving away 50ITC if you make a Public Video Pledge!  Why would you ever want to do this? (Click here for more details)  Please take some time to motivate and encourage our Public Video Pledge Challengers by commenting on their Notebook entrees!

Lexie from China
Lexie is italki’s very own Marketing Manager!  She’s taking The Challenge to learn French and she just posted her Public Pledge on her Notebook entry.  Send her some words of encouragement!


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Introducing Instant Tutoring!

January 5th, 2014 | Posted by Jim in announcement | feature - (Comments Off on Introducing Instant Tutoring!)

We’re happy to announce our newest feature Instant Tutoring!  With Instant Tutoring, you can connect with a teacher at any time of day and practice learning a new language immediately! Browse our through our list of language teachers that are currently online and request a session now!

Instant Tutoring allows students and teachers to connect and immediately have live one-on-one language lessons.

Instant Tutoring works just like scheduling a session but you instantly connect with teachers in real-time.
Read the below FAQs to see learn more about Instant Tutoring!

Instant Tutoring FAQs for Students

Instant Tutoring FAQs for Teachers


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Instant Tutoring sessions are a great way for you to get extra speaking practice. As an Instant Tutoring teacher might not be familiar with your language level or learning goals, it’s up to you to decide how you wish to use your Instant Tutoring session.

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italki featured on International Channel Shanghai’s “Money Talks”

January 4th, 2014 | Posted by Jim in feature | media - (Comments Off on italki featured on International Channel Shanghai’s “Money Talks”)

Watch as italki’s Co-Founder Kevin Chen is interviewed about italki on International Channel Shanghai’s business/financial news program Money Talks.  Also making a special guest appearance is our Professional Chinese Teacher (and student) Xiao Lei!

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