I just found a mobile app “Hellotalk” available on Applestore and Googleplay to learn foreign languages from native speakers. Apparently, you can voice talk and text them.
They say that “For Non Pro-members, you can contact 15 new people per day while up to 25 people can be reached if you suscribe to become a VIP member”.
I haven’t tried this app yet, I don’t know if it’s good or not but the reviews 4;2/5 stars seem good.
For people who want to learn a new language, it might help.
Here’s the link of their website (although it’s for mobile use) : http://www.hellotalk.com/#en
I had this app for a few months, and it really helped a lot when I met a friend on there. However, I have deleted my HelloTalk account because a lot of the users just wanted to find a date or someone to talk to. Koreans are really shy, too, so that didn’t help my situation.
I have a question : is it possible that we teach a language that we know and the other part is also teaching us his language ? Or is it just one way ? Or do we have to teach our language in exchange ?
This app is made for two people to learn each other’s languages. Let’s say your native language is French, and you’re learning Korean; your partner should be a Korean speaker and wants to learn French. You two will teach each other your languages.
It sounds very interesting. But do you have to pay regular phone bills to talk (apart from the service itself), or is it via internet, like Skype and Viber? And even if it’s via internet, you do deplete the available monthly MBs on your programme, right?
Plus, cellphones are really bad to keep near your ear for too long, it should be avoided. Especially smartphones, they get really hot very quickly.
All in all, it would be better if this could be done via PC, from the comfort of your home. If there a website like that, where you can meet people and make appointments to talk (with Skype or any other similar platform), it would be great.
And also, the two people should be at least a little bit fluent in each other’s language, not complete beginners, to be able to have even a simple conversation, otherwise they won’t understand each other at all.
it works with wifi, 3G, 4G connections like Skype, Viber, Whatsapp. If you have a not limited wifi connection in your household provided by your internet provider, it should be ok. I don’t know internet service supply other than in France xd so I can’t help you in this area sorry about that.
We can connect from a mobile or a tablet.
We can put on speakers mode like Skype.
For your last sentence, yea I think so.
Maybe there are people who can teach from point 0 and you can teach them from point 0 too.