PLEDGE 20 USD
You will get this money back if you complete the Challenge. Deadline to take the pledge is June 15, 2014
HOW THE CHALLENGE WORKS
TAKE 25 HOURS
Take 25 hours of lessons with any community tutor or professional teacher. More details below.
WIN 40 USD
You'll receive your 20 USD pledge back AND 40 USD in italki lesson credits.
Share this page at least 5 times and you will have a chance to win your 25 language challenge lessons for free*
2014 World Cup Language Challenge!
BONUS: TELL YOUR FRIENDS & WIN
"It was amazing that I had the opportunity to take part in such a historic event! I could not have been there (2014 Winter Olympic Games) without improving my language abilities on italki. The italki Language Challenge kept me motivated in my language learning and I didn’t have to spend a lot of money!"
Successful italki Language Challenger and 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics translator, Patineuse
*Requires 20 USD deposit [that will be returned on completion]
Do I have to take the lessons on italki?
Yes. 25 hours of lessons with a Professional Teacher or Community Tutor must be taken on italki. Trial lessons will not be counted.
Do I have to pay for the lessons I take?
Yes. These lessons must be paid by the Challenger as normal.
When will you start counting the lessons I take?
The Language Challenge takes place from for a total of 8 weeks. We start counting completed "hours" on . If you join the Language Challenge after (registration ends on ), all sessions taken between June 1st, 2014 and July 31st, 2014 will be counted towards the challenge.
Why should I take the Challenge?
Previous Challenges have proven to help language learners to get into a habit of learning. It has helped their motivation, but setting a clear goal they need to meet.
Can I take Instant Tutoring sessions?
Yes. Instant Tutoring sessions count but as they are only 30 minutes in length, 2 Instant Tutoring sessions count for 1 completed one hour session.
* Tell your friends and win
Share this page 5 times and you will have a chance to win 25 hours of language lessons valued at 10 USD per lesson for free. One winner will be selected at random and notififed on italki. The winner must use their 250 USD in italki credits during the challenge (June 1, 2014 - July 31, 2014). There is no limit to the number of times you can share this page.
25 hours of lessons in 2 months
(June 1st - July 31st, 2014)
Think ~3 lessons a week
40 USD of language lessons on italki
The real prize is how much you will learn
Who is talking about italki:
You must share "publicly" and add the #italkichallenge to qualify
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