How does italki work?

italki connects you with the best language teachers around the world. Learn with your teachers and practice with the learning community.

LEARN

LEARN WITH ONLINE LANGUAGE TEACHERS

SEARCH

Find a teacher for the language you want to learn. Browse profiles of teachers and choose a teacher based on their experience and reviews from students like you. With over a thousand teachers, you’ll definitely be able to find a teacher that fits your needs and learning style. If you need more help, ask our customer service. We can recommend a teacher for you!

CONTACT

Contact a teacher to tell them about what you want to learn, and how they can help you. Let them know if you need help passing a language test, want to learn how to run a business meeting, or don’t know anything about the language. Teachers can create a personalized experience just for you.

SCHEDULE

Once you select your teacher, you can choose a time to take your language lesson. Teachers post their schedules online. Take a language lesson every day before work, or schedule them in a block on the weekend. It’s your choice.

CONNECT

Connect with your teacher on Skype, and begin your private language lesson. Online lessons are easy and convenient. Take a lesson from home or work. All you need is an internet connection. The rest is up to you and your teacher!

PRACTICE

PRACTICE WHAT YOU HAVE LEARNED WITH THE COMMUNITY

PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE

After you have taken your lessons, you can reinforce what you’ve learned by practicing with people from that country. Speak with them on language exchanges, write messages as penpals, and chat with them online! italki provides the tools and connect you with the language learning community to practice what you have learn

YOU HAVE A QUESTION?

Ask questions about a foreign language or a foreign culture. You’ll get real answers from people from that country.

CORRECT YOUR WRITING

Write short essays using a foreign language and get corrections from the community. Share your ideas and opinions while improving your writing skills.

TRACK YOUR PROGRESS

Take online tests from the best language learning companies in the world, such as Oxford University Press, and track your progress towards fluency!