Language Learning Online - Brings Learning a Foreign Language to Life on Skype

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The most effective way to learn a foreign language is immersion or living where the language is spoken. For most people that’s simply not possible, but now thanks to eLearning website;, anyone can enjoy learning a language online with a personal language teacher via Skype, the leading internet telephony service.

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eLearning creates an interactive and immersive experience for a student that’s not possible with traditional self study methods. The dynamic nature of online language lessons also builds confidence in each student and helps bring study material to life.

Practice; practice; practice. That’s the key to learning a foreign language, which is why anyone needing to speak a new language with a high degree of fluency will benefit from the one to one tuition service offered by, the leading online language learning website. Their online language classes offer all of the benefits of one to one language training and tuition without any of the hassles of travelling, large class sizes or lack of an available language tutor; putting at the forefront of the shift towards language learning online.

The core of Verbalplanet's solution is a belief that learning a language is all about real people engaging in real conversation and less about computer based study in isolation. All lessons undertaken through are 100% interactive with a private tutor and focus on developing the learner's verbal communication skills.

Registration is free and all users can browse the listed language teachers and ask any questions they may have before booking. The only requirements to using the platform are an internet connection and an account with Skype, the leading free internet telephony service which will allow users to converse with their tutor and share electronic study materials before, during or after the lesson.

The web based nature of makes the platform ideally placed for individuals learning less popular languages such as Dutch, Danish, Norwegian and Greek where typically students do not have access to a local language teacher. Through the internet, students can connect with a native speaking language tutor for these and many other minority languages.

"One of the biggest benefits of an online language course is that distance is not a barrier to education and the internet can provide users with a truly unique experience. For example, using, anyone learning Russian can take an online language class from the comfort of their own home with a private Russian tutor who may live in Moscow,” says Andy Moore of

One to one online language tuition also enables the tutor to develop a course of lessons specifically tailored to each individual student's needs and objectives making a flexible and individual solution for anyone wishing to learn a language for work, pleasure or family needs. also allows students the flexibility to schedule and reschedule online language lessons around work or family commitments using a personal online tuition diary.

"eLearning creates an interactive and immersive experience for a student that’s not possible with traditional self study methods. The dynamic nature of online language lessons also builds confidence in each student and helps bring study material to life. Language students that lack confidence in their own ability will thrive under the guidance of an online language tutor," adds Moore. functions as a market for online language learning so users have the ability to shop around and select an online language tutor according to a range of criteria including price, location, available lesson times and feedback from previous students. Included with each tutor listed on is a profile of their teaching background, qualifications and approach to language learning, which allows the user to get to know a potential tutor before booking class time.

As an incentive to keep a student’s foreign language studies going, also offers a popular student loyalty discount scheme which rewards students with a discount on the price of each class based upon their previous booking history, as opposed to how many classes they book in one go.

“Learning a foreign language is something a student needs to commit to over a period of time so it makes sense to be rewarded over the long term rather than solely on what an individual can afford to pay up front,” adds Andy Moore of

In addition to their online language courses, also provides extensive supplemental material, including a range of audio lessons for MP3 players covering most of the world's major languages, structured language courses in MP3 format for French, Spanish, German, Italian, Mandarin and more, together with a range of online or desktop language dictionaries, making any student's quest to learn a language a smooth and convenient one.

About Verbalplanet Ltd
Verbalplanet Ltd owns and operates and is a language training and tuition service which facilitates online language classes between language learners and native speaking language tutors around the globe using the Skype internet telephony service. facilitates quick, convenient and cost effective online human translation of documents and text in all of the world's major languages by professional native speaking translators.

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