uTalk’s Great Language Adventure

Try out 40 languages free as part of uTalk’s Great Language Adventure We’re off on a round the world trip by (virtual) planes, trains, boats and automobiles to meet and talk to people in 40 different countries celebrating the fact that uTalk goes to more places than any other languages company. Our mascot has started his tour in … Read more

20% discount offer to mark launch of Paypal on uTalk’s website

Great news!  You can now use PayPal across the uTalk website for added peace of mind. To celebrate we’re giving customers 20 percent off all our products with the promotion code PAYPAL20, valid for a limited time.   Even better, you don’t have to pay with PayPal to qualify. Our uTalk website still accepts all major … Read more

Valentine’s day – a day for declaring your love in any way you can.

Valentine’s day – a day for declaring your love in any way you can. But love can often be more tortured than a simple declaration. As Alfred de Musset said in his book “On ne badine pas avec l’amour”: “We are often deceived in love, often wounded and often miserable; but we love, and when … Read more

Le Musée de l’Homme – Paris

7000 languages, 7 billion people – one museum’s answer The word of God, children’s novels, recipes, drunken talk, rumours or political promises: everything is about speaking. It’s estimated that there are 7000 spoken languages in the world and a billion different ways to say all those things. This uninterrupted discussion among people of generations started … Read more

Blog: Who would you like to say ‘Thank you’ to?

Our word of the month for the #LanguageDare is ‘Thank you’ (as all of you who have bravely posted your social media entry will already know). And it’s got me thinking about all the people who have helped me on my language learning journey, whether by teaching, correcting, encouraging or even just interacting with me, … Read more

Blog: Meet our Project Manager – Adi

In this third week of ‘Meet our uTalkers’, I’d like to introduce you to Aditya (or Adi for short ), a very important and well-loved member of the uTalk family. Aditya is our Project Manager and is also responsible for consumer growth and analytics. He has been a part of the company since 2015, when … Read more

The #LanguageDare Challenge

Are you brave enough for the #LanguageDare? We’re celebrating the launch of uTalk’s free Starter Words available to everyone in every language by throwing a massive #LanguageDare party challenge. The #LanguageDare is the ultimate language bravery test! Knowing a few simple words in another language can make all the difference in helping to build friendships … Read more

Who needs football? I’d rather learn a language…

What’s your inspiration for learning a language? Today we’re hearing from Jack, a student and blogger at LangLearningBlog, on how he got addicted… What inspired you to start learning French? I never really was fond of languages, and I only studied French at school for a GCSE in a language – but bear with me! Soon I became almost addicted … Read more

How learning a language earned me a free jar of seaweed

Hello, goodbye, yes, no, please, thank you – and ‘can I have a glass of wine, please?’ You may well wonder what connects the words and phrase above. It’s quite simple: for me, these are the bare essentials of foreign language knowledge when visiting another country. You may of course prefer beer or water, but … Read more

What languages mean to me

Interview with Alexandra Turner – translator, writer, editor Alex left her London life a few months ago to go and travel around the world. She is passionate about culture and languages and has traveled to 26 countries up to now. At the moment she lives in Stockholm, Sweden (and we deeply envy her for that). EuroTalk: What … Read more