How It Works

Learn Any Language, Anywhere - With Akalingua!

STUDENTS
Teachers

How It Works - Student

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Sign up and register your student account with Akalingua! Tell us all about your language goals and skills so we can find your perfect teacher.

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Once you have filled out the online form, fill out our Teacher Request Form based on your preferences and needs. 

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Once you have filled out the online form, qualified teachers matching your request will contact you via email or phone. They will show you what they have to offer you, enabling you to choose the teacher that best suits you!

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When you have made an agreement on the number of lessons, the price and the schedule with the teacher you have selected, you can begin your journey to learning a new language with your new teacher!

FAQs

How can I choose the teacher?
Create a post on your profile with the language or languages you'd like to learn. Then, just seat back & relax and let teachers get in touch with you.
Can I meet teachers face to face?
Yes, you can meet teachers in your local area.
Are the teachers verified?
Yes, all teachers are verified.
How do I (should I) pay?
You can pay through various online payment systems or gateways.
Can I have a live lesson (in person) class?
Yes, you can.
How are the lessons given?
Online or in person.
Are the lessons given one-to-one or in groups?
You can opt for one-to-one or group lessons.
How can I have the same text as the teacher / tutor?
Yes, you can arrange that with your teacher.
How long do the lessons last?
It depends on what you arrange with your teacher. Lessons tend to range from 30 minutes to 1 hour. 
But you can arrange longer lessons. You are free to chose.
For online lessons, What do I need to prepare?
Ask your teacher what's required for each lesson.
Which online 'video platform' is best?
There are a number of platforms you can choose from such as ' Zoom & Skype'
What levels are taught?
All levels are taught. You can view each teacher's profile to decide what's best for you.
Will I get a certificate at the end?
This question would be best posed to your individual teacher who may differ in their approach. Some teachers do provide certificates.
Will I learn how to engage in discussions through a new language at the end?
Yes, you will.
How long will it take me to become good in English?
It all depends on each person an on how much effort and time is dedicated to learning a language.
Are discounts offered?
Yes. You can discuss that with your teacher.
Can I get a refund if I drop out?
Yes. You can discuss that also with your teacher.
What happens if the teacher receives my money but does not deliver a class?
Any potential arrangement or agreement is ultimately between you and any prospective teacher that you choose to hire. When a teacher responds to you, you will have access to all their information in their profile including their credentials. We operate a review system to help you make an informed decision.

We would always recommend undertaking any due diligence as you see fit prior to hiring a teacher you decide to work with.

How It Works - Teacher

1.

Sign up and register your Teacher Account with Akalingua!. Tell us all about your language qualifications. We can then findnd your ideal students.

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Once you have registered, You can customise your profile by adding a profile photo, languages you are qualified to teach, your timezone, native language, other languages you can teach etc.

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When you are satisfied with your profile, head over to ‘The Teacher Requests Page’. From here, you can browse the latest language teacher requests from students. You may also filter the results and find the ideal students to teach either face-to-face or in your online classes!

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Once you have found a potential new student who is requesting a teacher, you can add them to your cart. Then, simply proceed to purchase the contact information of the student!

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It is then up to you to speak with the student or students and decide on the best lesson plans to suit their needs. You have full control over your classes and choice of student(s). You set your own prices We take 0% commission.

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Teachers and students agree to the price, payment structure and method.
We do not handle payments between students and tutors. We recommend several payment gateways that can be used to facilitate the payments.

FAQs

How do I purchase lead packages ?
You can use a credit or debit card to purchase.
How many responses can a student receive from a job post?
Currently, a student can receive up to five responses.
Should I hear back from every student I contact?
As much as we would like to, we cannot guarantee that every student will respond back to you.

Students receive different responses from competing teachers. It may be the case that the student has liked a specific profile or demeanor of a particular teacher.
How do I improve my Akalingua profile?
A teacher profile should catch the attention of the student, whilst showcasing the teaching services you provide.

The profile description should be concise, clearly formatted and well-written, which includes the key points students should see . Keep it as short as possible.
A clear profile photo should be included.
Multiple positive testimonials from satisfied students would be helpful
This will allow your profile to build trust with your potential students.
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