How do I learn English on italki?

There are a multitude of ways to learn languages on italki. If you haven't checked it out yet, please read this article on why you should get started learning with us!


Create an Account and Complete your Profile

The first step is to create an account and complete your profile. Add languages you know and languages you are interested in learning, include a profile picture and personalize your introduction!


Decide How YOU Want to Learn

There are a variety of ways to learn languages on italki. The most popular way is to take scheduled lessons with teachers on our website. These teachers come from a wide variety of backgrounds, ranging from Professional Teachers with certifications to Community tutors who just have a passion for languages! Find a teacher that works for you!

Can't wait for a lesson to be scheduled several days from now? Another option is instant tutoring. This is a feature that allows our students to hop directly on and starting learning with a teacher right away! Just select "Available Now" in the dropdown menu and get started!

Another way to learn languages on italki is through Language Exchanges. This is where you contact other members of italki and see if they are willing to conduct a Language Exchange with you. For example, I'm willing to teach you two hours of English every week if you teach me French!

You can also use our Community Features to learn languages on italki! In our community section, you can start language discussions, write notebooks, as well as ask questions which can be answered not only by other members of the community, but by professional teachers as well - All for free! You can check out the Community features here


What are these 'italki Credits' and how do I purchase them?

italki Credits are shown in USD and used to pay for teachers and tests on italki. You can purchase italki credits with your credit card (Visa, Mastercard), Paypal, Alipay, and other forms of payment.

As for purchasing italki Credits, it's simple! Click here.

Alternatively, when logged in, click on the Buy Credits button in the top-right drop down menu.

If you have further questions, check out our detailed FAQ on italki credits here!

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