About & Pics

Description

italki is a global language learning community that connects students and teachers for 1-on-1 online language lessons. At italki, we believe that human interaction and cultural sharing are the best way to become fluent in a foreign language. With over 5 million students and 10,000 high-quality teachers teaching more than 130 languages, italki helps everyone with their personal journey to fluency.

With the italki app, you can now connect on the go with language partners, teachers, and students all around the world. You can also manage your existing lessons and packages, have conversations with language partners, and view your language learning contacts, all straight from the app!

KEY FEATURES
• Register for a new italki account and get started on your language learning journey
• Schedule lessons with real online professional teachers and community tutors
• Calendar to stay up to date with your language lessons
• Send messages in real-time to language partners, teachers and students
• Receive notifications for new messages, lesson updates, and package updates
• Search for new teachers and language partners
• View all of your italki contacts and their language skills, lesson information, and self-introductions
• Respond to lesson requests, change lesson times, and leave feedback for your teachers and students
• Respond to package requests and modify lessons within new requests
• View all lessons and packages that require your attention
• View and respond to all your lesson messages and package messages
• Articles: Read and discuss language learning articles written by teachers and tutors
• Notebooks: Get writing corrections for the language you are learning and correct other people’s writing in your native language
• Discussions: Engage with the community on a wide range topics related to language and culture
• Answers: Ask a question about the language you are learning and answer questions about your native language
• Edit your profile photo, basic account information, languages, and communication tools
• Use Touch ID to manage lessons and packages
• Contact support for lesson help and feedback

 Free in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Sep 16, 2016 (over 2 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 1 month, on average.

Mar 19
2019
(Current)
Version 2.1.1

Thanks for choosing italki! Our latest release includes optimized language settings and bug fixes that make booking lessons and using our Community even easier.

Dec 05
2018
Version 2.1

What's new:
New and improved Message and Notification system.
Instant message reply
Integrated lesson notification system

Nov 20
2018
Version 2.0.13

• Minor bug fixes and improvements

Aug 22
2018
Version 2.0.12

• Easily cancel a lesson after it has been scheduled with a teacher

Jul 25
2018
Version 2.0.11

• Bug fixes and improvements

Jul 23
2018
Version 2.0.10

• Bug fixes and improvements

May 28
2018
Version 2.0.9

• Bug fixes and improvements

May 22
2018
Version 2.0.8

• Bug fixes and improvements

Mar 13
2018
Version 2.0.7

• Bug fixes and improvements

Feb 13
2018
Version 2.0.6

- Fixed issue with calendar events not syncing correctly

Feb 06
2018
Version 2.0.5

• Improved calendar performance when selecting lesson times
• Added ability to change password while logged into the app
• Added option for account deactivation
• Fixed issue in which lessons were being synced multiple times to iCal
• Fixed issue with incorrect upcoming lesson notifications
• Added support for more languages in teacher search
• Other minor bug fixes and improvements

Dec 12
2017
Version 2.0.4

• CAPTCHA no longer required when logging in from your frequently used device
• Bug fixes and improvements

Dec 01
2017
Version 2.0.3

• Sync upcoming lessons from italki with your iOS Calendar app
• Top up your italki account balance via PayPal

Nov 13
2017
Version 2.0.2

Added sharing for articles and teacher profiles
Bug fixes and improvements for iOS11

Oct 05
2017
Version 2.0.1

• Optimizations for iOS11
• Minor bug fixes

Sep 21
2017
Version 2.0

The entire italki Community is now available straight from the italki iOS app!

Articles:
• Read and discuss language learning articles written by teachers and tutors

Notebooks:
• Get corrections on your notebook entries written in the language you are learning
• Help correct other people’s notebook entries by making corrections in your native language

Discussions:
• Engage with the community on a wide range of topics related to language and culture

Answers:
• Ask a question about the language you are learning and get responses from native speakers or other people learning that language
• Help answer other people’s questions about your native language

Jul 18
2017
Version 1.7

• Register for a new italki account via email or Facebook
• Support for lessons and package problems (rescheduling missed lessons, requesting refunds, etc.)
• iPad only: Support for landscape mode
• Added WeChat as a communication tool for lessons
• Fixed various issues that occurred while using Text to Speech
• New Settings menu to control email notifications, privacy, italki time zone, etc.

Apr 27
2017
Version 1.6

• Schedule new lessons and packages with professional teachers and community tutors
• Top up your italki account balance
• Fixed issue with teacher availability displaying incorrectly
• Added records to lesson and package details
• Last selections from teacher search and language partner search are now saved
• Edit your profile photo, basic account information, languages, and communication tools

Mar 06
2017
Version 1.5.1

• Added support for Chinese (Traditional), German, Korean, Italian, Japanese and Russian
• Fixed issue in list of available languages
• Search for and bookmark new teachers
• Contact new teachers and share your learning goals
• Find new language partners and start new conversations
• Respond to friend requests directly from a person’s student profile
• Delete entire conversations and selected messages
• Copy text from messages

Feb 27
2017
Version 1.5

• Added support for Chinese (Traditional), German, Korean, and Russian
• Search for and bookmark new teachers
• Contact new teachers and share your learning goals
• Find new language partners and start new conversations
• Respond to friend requests directly from a person’s student profile
• Delete entire conversations and selected messages
• Copy text from messages

Jan 27
2017
Version 1.4

• Booking unscheduled lessons within an accepted package of lessons
• New design for student profiles
• New design for teacher profiles with far more information including video introduction, ratings, and teaching specialties
• Accept friend requests from Contacts tab
• Add friends from their student profile
• Control which types of lessons appear on your calendar

Dec 20
2016
Version 1.3

• New Notifications view which includes lessons and packages that require your attention, as well as unread lesson and package messages
• Accept, decline, cancel, and modify new requests for packages of lessons
• Send and receive package messages in real-time on package details pages
• Added notifications for all updates to packages

Nov 30
2016
Version 1.2

• New Dashboard with lessons that require your attention, your next upcoming lesson, and quick access to all lessons and packages
• View all packages and select a filter of your choice
• Use Touch ID (on supported devices) instead of manually entering your password when responding to lesson requests, confirming changes, etc.
• Added support for Portuguese

Oct 22
2016
Version 1.1

• New Upcoming Lessons list and filters
• Added French and Spanish localizations

Sep 23
2016
Version 1.0.1

Updated to support iOS 10
Minor text improvements

Sep 09
2016
Version 1.0

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