Did you know there are over 6,000 languages spoken across the globe? As an essential tool for communication for millions of people representing hundreds of countries, we know that our Skype users speak a number of different languages when connecting with one another via Skype. One of the amazing things about Skype is its ability to connect with people in different countries, without having to spend excessive amounts to virtually be with them.
With such a wide range of diversity within the Skype community, how do we see our users connecting with each other across borders via Skype? One way we’ve seen increase in popularity are language lessons through video and voice call. Whether it be a native speaker in Colombia teaching an American student how to speak Spanish while explaining the typical Spanish culture or a Hebrew teacher continuing to teach one of their students who relocated to another town, we’ve seen it all.
Take for example, 121 Spanish, a company that offers their teachers based in Latin America to students across the globe one-on-one Spanish lessons. Not only does 121 Spanish offer native speakers to remote students, but by using Skype, the instructors and students save money with free Skype-to-Skype voice and video calls. Already know Spanish or just looking to learn a different language? French Today offers online French courses from a native Parisian via Skype video call! What to give Dutch a try? Say it in Dutch offers Skype lessons or Skype conversations in Dutch that are individually tailored to each student’s needs.
As you can see the opportunities to learn languages from native speakers are endless, all without having to leave one’s home! Next time you have a language lesson via Skype, leave a comment and share your experience.