The Next italki Language Challenge is Coming…. Are You Ready?

August 13th, 2013 | Posted by ross in Language Challenge | Motivation - (Comments Off on The Next italki Language Challenge is Coming…. Are You Ready?)

When you are learning a language, you need an extra push now and again. That’s why we are launching our 3rd italki Language Challenge!

Here’s Sam, our Community Manager, to give you a quick rundown of what the Challenge entails!

To be notified once the Challenge begins, please go here.
You will be able to Pledge to enter the Challenge from August 15th, 2013 onwards.

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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!

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Hi, my name is Sam Bleakly, and I’m the community manager here at italki.com. I’m also an enthusiastic traveler, and an amateur language learner. I am currently learning Mandarin Chinese, as I live and work in China, but I don’t speak Spanish, German, French or any other Romance language fluently – so I’m certainly not a linguist. I’m just a regular guy who is lazy at the best of times. In May, however, I finally got motivated to learn a new language. Read on to find out how I did it!
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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:

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How a Film Director Learns Arabic on italki

July 4th, 2013 | Posted by ross in tips - (Comments Off on How a Film Director Learns Arabic on italki)

We love to hear how our italki users are overcoming the challenges of learning languages, and Nicole Ballivian has quite a story to share with us.

Read on to learn about Nicole and her language learning experiences.

Nicole in Hebron

Nicole and an actor in Hebron

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