If you Google Task-Based Language Teaching, or TBLT, you’ll find a lot of definitions related to the latest trend in teaching second or foreign languages. But what does it really mean? TBLT is an approach to language learning that was popularized in the 1980s by N. Prabhu in Bangalore, India. Prabhu discovered that learners were …

When my son was born, I was excited to interact with him (after some sleep, that is). We’ve been communicating his whole life, but his speaking didn’t really take off until he was around 16 months, when I noticed a lot of parallels between my son and my English students, some of which matched my …

Today we bring you the latest segment in a video series by Voxy’s Chief Education Officer, Dr. Katharine Nielson, who’s answering all your nitty-gritty questions about how people learn languages. As a language instructor, when and how should you be offering your learners corrective feedback? And what’s the worst thing you can do when a …

Voxy is proud to be working with General Assembly (GA), a global education company specializing in 21st-century skills, to deliver its Digital Marketing course on the Voxy platform. This collaboration will bring GA’s popular Digital Marketing course to the Voxy platform for English language learners around the world. The professional-level foundation course has been taken by …

Voxy is proud to be working with General Assembly (GA), a global education company specializing in 21st-century skills, to deliver its Digital Marketing course on the Voxy platform. This collaboration will bring GA’s popular Digital Marketing course to the Voxy platform for English language learners around the world. The professional-level foundation course has been taken by …

Achieving oral proficiency in a foreign language can often feel like an insurmountable challenge. And sometimes, no matter how fast you ride your horse toward it, it still remains a distant speck on the horizon. My adult English learners frequently express their frustration with this feeling, so I always have a lesson ready to help …

I was originally hesitant to enter the world of online education, concerned that I wouldn’t be able to sufficiently connect with my students, but I’m now three years in and have found the opposite to be true. Working from an online platform has given me access to teaching ESL (English as a Second Language) learners …

We are proud to announce that the National ELT Accreditation Scheme, or NEAS, recently awarded Voxy with a premium product endorsement. Voxy was recognized for its ability to be customized to learner needs; support for students, particularly when it comes to developing speaking skills; and a commitment to continuous improvement and quality operations. NEAS is …

Today our video series continues with Voxy’s Chief Education Officer, Dr. Katharine Nielson, who’s answering all your nitty-gritty questions about how people learn languages. When new technology appears in the education space, instructors often scramble to get their hands on the hottest new tools for their classrooms—but technology isn’t always the answer. In this video, …

Voxy is revolutionizing the way people learn English all around the world, and recently the team participated in an event in Spain called Sobrevivir Cambiando, or “Surviving Change.” Sponsored by Cornerstone OnDemand, Watch & Act and Voxy, Sobrevivir Cambiando brought HR executives together in a dialogue about how companies need to be prepared to adapt …