Blog: The problem of translating – where do we start…

Here at uTalk, we’re five years into our epic project to localise our app in over 200 languages. Lovers of uTalk will know that we’ve already released over 130 languages, and there are plenty more in production as we speak, including Manx, Dzongkha, Shanghainese and Lebanese Arabic. Whenever we produce a new language, we do … 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

Putney teacher honoured in new memorial fund to help schools compete in national Junior Language Challenge

Organisers of the uTalk Junior Language Challenge have announced the launch of the Laetitia Collender Memorial Fund, a special bursary set up in memory of a popular teacher from Putney in West London who was a passionate supporter of the national language competition. The Junior Language Challenge (JLC) is an annual competition for primary school … Read more

uTalk mark 25th anniversary with new multi-platform language learning tool for education at Bett Show

uTalk will be celebrating its 25th anniversary at this year’s Bett Show, by unveiling an exciting range of new multi-platform products for schools and colleges. uTalk, formerly EuroTalk, started in the early 90s with educational products designed to make language learning fun for all ages. Now it’s marking its silver anniversary with the announcement of new … Read more

Why languages will be the real winner at Rio 2016

Who will you be cheering for at the Rio Olympic Games? Usain Bolt? Jess Ennis Hill? Ben Ainslie? Missy Franklin…? The 2016 Games are just around the corner, and if you’re anything like us, you’re incredibly excited about seeing who wins in sports you’ve never cared about – or even heard of – before. But … Read more

‘ave a butcher’s at our Cockney app!

Last week, we at uTalk were immensely proud to release our Cockney dialect app! It’s taken us years to get to this stage and we’ve already had a fantastic response. But it’s been one of the most unusual languages we’ve ever produced, and we knew you’d want to hear more… First off, what is Cockney? … Read more

uTalk Cockney launches in the East End

If you follow us on Facebook or Twitter, you’ll know that last week uTalk became the world’s first Cockney language learning app! The traditional East London rhyming slang was launched at G Kelly pie shop on the Roman Road by the Pearly King of Forest Gate and Pearly Queen of Old Kent Road. The Pearly King and … Read more

Would you Adam and Eve it? It’s the world’s first Cockney language learning app

Do you know the difference between a pony and a monkey? Know your Peckham Rye from your Bethnal Greens? Not sure what we’re talking about? Read on… Today we’re launching Cockney as a new language, adding to the 130+ already available on our new cross-platform app uTalk. And we’re celebrating with a big knees up at G … Read more