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Learn languages with native teachers in 1-on-1 lessons online or make money teaching your language with the global community!

italki was developed for everyone who loves languages and cultures.

With over 130+ languages to choose from, come find the one you’re looking to learn today.

HUMAN INTERACTION WITH NATIVES
Unlike other language learning apps, we give you access to native speakers who will bring classroom conversations to real life scenarios.

New York University Research - 19 hours of learning on italki is equivalent to 35 hours on other language Apps, and 48 hours in a college semester.

Whether you're looking to brush up on your conversation skills, pronunciation, understand culture, or learn a new language all together, on italki, you're bound to find the right teacher for you!

THOUSANDS OF PROFESSIONAL TEACHERS
We have teachers that will personalize courses based on your interests, skill level, and learning pace. Easily filter by price, specialities, and original countries if you have an accent preference. No matter if you are learning to study, work or travel abroad, preparing for an exam or interview, or simply learning to dive into the culture, you can always find the most experienced teacher to meet your needs.

PERSONALIZE YOUR LESSONS
We have lessons covering speaking, reading, writing, listening and terminologies of various industries, with a systematic curriculum or customized only for you, all available at an affordable price. Lesson durations can be 30, 45, 60, and 90 mins. Book the lesson time that works for you and fit lessons into your daily schedule.

EXPLORE THE COMMUNITY
Join our community for free and connect with millions of language learners from all over the world. Look for language exchange partners, having native speakers correct your writing, participate in discussions, or pick up language learning hacks from others and many other language learning resources.

BECOME A TEACHER
If you are looking to teach on italki, visit teach.italki.com on your PC to learn more.

Start your language learning journey from here.

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Version History

Launched Sep 16, 2016 (almost 4 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 27 days, on average.

Jul 07
2020
(Current)
Version 3.15.1

Hi language lovers! In this release, we have The Habit Builder! Build a learning habit in 21 days and boost your language skills for good. Happy learning!

Jun 30
2020
Version 3.15

Hi language lovers! In this release, we have The Habit Builder! Build a learning habit in 21 days and boost your language skills for good. Happy learning!

Jun 12
2020
Version 3.14

In this version, we improved the stability and fixed some bugs.

Jun 01
2020
Version 3.13

Apple ID(iOS 13 only) and Google ID are now available for italki account registration, you can also associate your Apple ID or Google ID with your italki account so you can sign in more easily. Enjoy learning!

May 20
2020
Version 3.12

In this version, we improved the stability and fixed some bugs.

May 09
2020
Version 3.11

Bug fixes and improvements

Apr 28
2020
Version 3.10

Optimized teacher recommendations according to user learning preferences
In this version, we also improved stability and fixed some bugs.

Apr 03
2020
Version 3.9

We've fixed several bugs and made some improvements, enjoy learning!

Mar 11
2020
Version 3.8

Bug fixes and UI improvements

Feb 19
2020
Version 3.7

- For teachers, you can now invite your students to take lessons with you. For students, you can accept or decline the lessons.
- In this version, we also improved stability and fixed some bugs.

Jan 02
2020
Version 3.6.1

Now you can
- Refer a friend to join italki and get credit reward
- Share teacher profile and community content with your friends
- For teachers, you can now add and update your availability

Dec 21
2019
Version 3.6

Now you can
- Refer a friend to join italki and get credit reward
- Share teacher profile and community content with your friends
- For teachers, you can now add and update your availability

Nov 27
2019
Version 3.5

1. italki Classroom (beta) is open to all users
2. In this version, we improved the stability and fixed some bugs.

Nov 15
2019
Version 3.4.3

In this version, we improved the stability and fixed some bugs.

Nov 07
2019
Version 3.4.2

1. As a teacher, you can get more information about students and find potential students from My Students
2. Support dark mode
3. Bug fixes and lots of UI improvements

Oct 23
2019
Version 3.4.1

In this version, we improved the stability and fixed some bugs.

Sep 26
2019
Version 3.4

Here is a list of new functions and significant changes we’re shipping with this update:
- You can now contact teachers with the Contact Teacher form
- Optimized Lesson Package booking
- Latest iOS 13 support
- Bug fixes and lots of UI improvements
As a teacher you can request italki Express Withdrawal and transfer credits to your Student Wallet

Aug 28
2019
Version 3.3

Thanks for updating! In the 3.3 version, our app has become even better. Here is a list of new functions and significant changes we’re shipping with this update:
- You can now schedule multiple lessons when booking a Lesson Package
- Bug fixes and other improvements
As a teacher you can:
- Withdraw italki Credits
- Change settings to automatically accept new lesson requests
- Change settings to allow lesson requests from new students or current students
If you enjoy using italki, please rate and review us. Questions? Feedback? We’d love to hear from you. Email us at support@italki.com.

Aug 06
2019
Version 3.2.1

Thanks for updating! In the 3.2 version, our app has become even better. Here is a list of new functions and significant changes we’re shipping with this update:
Lesson: Lessons can now be scheduled 12 hours in advance
Teacher Mode:
1. Updated calendar with clickable lesson lists
2. Faster loading times for dashboard, lessons and packages
3. Settings now includes a send feedback option
Other updates:
1. App now supports password autofill
2. Calendar auto-syncs during app startup
3. Long press to copy and withdraw instant messages
4. Updated lesson card information
5. Bug fixes and other improvements
If you enjoy using italki, please rate and review us. Questions? Feedback? We’d love to hear from you. Email us at support@italki.com.

Aug 02
2019
Version 3.2

Thanks for updating! In the 3.2 version, our app has become even better. Here is a list of new functions and significant changes we’re shipping with this update:
Lesson: Lessons can now be scheduled 12 hours in advance
Teacher Mode:
1. Updated calendar with clickable lesson lists
2. Faster loading times for dashboard, lessons and packages
3. Settings now includes a send feedback option
Other updates:
1. App now supports password autofill
2. Calendar auto-syncs during app startup
3. Long press to copy and withdraw instant messages
4. Updated lesson card information
5. Bug fixes and other improvements
If you enjoy using italki, please rate and review us. Questions? Feedback? We’d love to hear from you. Email us at support@italki.com.

Jul 17
2019
Version 3.1.2

In this version, we improved the stability and fixed some bugs.

Jul 10
2019
Version 3.1.1

In this version, we improved the stability and fixed some bugs.

Jul 05
2019
Version 3.1

- Now you can view your lessons in calendar and sync them to your iPhone!
- Forgot password and reset with phone number.
- Sign up and login improvement.
- Search for teachers with keywords or lesson categories
- Redeem a voucher code or gift card.
- Other bug fixes and improvement.

Thanks for all the feedback that we received since we released the new version, we will continually work hard to bring you a better language learning experience!

Jun 12
2019
Version 3.0.2

In this version, we improved the stability and fixed some bugs. We love to hear your feedback, rate us to tell us how we're doing!

Jun 05
2019
Version 3.0.1

We recently relaunched our app, loaded with exciting new features and brand new UI design. Some of the highlights are:

- Our video chat tool is finally available on mobile for selected users! (write us if you’d like to try)

- Dynamic teacher availability calendar and new search filters to make your choice easier

- All lessons and packages that need your attention in one place - the learn tab

- Spruced up community homepage to help you locate the content that interests you

- Learn and Teach mode switch for teacher users - make your lesson management a lot more clear!

We love to hear your feedback, please rate us and tell us how we’re doing!

May 31
2019
Version 3.0

We recently relaunched our app, loaded with new and exciting features. We’re thrilled to highlight some of those changes with you:
Virtual italki Classroom is now integrated on the App
Optimized navigation bar
Dynamic teacher availability calendar
New teacher search filters
Improved community homepage
Brand new UI design

Download and try it now!

Mar 19
2019
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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