As this is an online class, how much computer knowledge do I need?

You just require basic computer knowledge like making a call over Skype, accessing email, opening websites and MS word.

What are the technical requirements for me to take classes over Skype?

You need access to a computer (desktop, laptop or tablet computer) and a good speed internet connection (preferably broadband speed). A pair of headphones is preferable. You can also take the Skype classes using a smart phone, but a computer is recommended.

What is Skype?

Skype is a software application that provides video chat and voice call services. Skype is available for Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, or Linux, as well as Android, Blackberry, Apple and Windows smartphones and tablets.

How do I create a Skype account?

You can create a Skype account by following the instructions on this page:

Do I have to pay for a Skype account?

No, you do not have to pay for a Skype account. The classes are conducted using the free online Skype service.

What is the number of classes that I have to attend?

You need to attend a minimum of 12 classes. Typically, students opt for 12 – 36 classes based on their present language ability, and their goals and requirements.

How much time will I need to spend studying while on this course?

As with any language, learning increases exponentially with regular exposure and practice. Hence, it will help you tremendously if you practice regularly for 30-60 minutes daily, over and above your class hours. It will be even better if you can add a couple of hours of non-study related learning – speaking with a buddy; watching a movie; or listening to the radio.

Can I choose my class timings?

Classes are fixed based on mutually convenient timings for the student and the teacher.

How do I pay for the classes?

Payments are made online. Bank account details will be shared with you once you have completed the free telephonic consultation and confirmed your registration.

Do I have to pay for the entire course in one installment?

To begin with, you need to make a payment for the first 12 sessions. Future payments can be made for sets of 6 or 12 classes, based on your progress and reworked goals.