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Learning Language Apps

English Tutoring App Connects Teachers and Students from Around the World

— February 18, 2015 — Tech
Stop scouring lampposts for flyers and get language lessons by using this English tutoring app. Called Cambly, the mobile application is built on a community of users internationally, signed up as either paying students or paid teachers.

The clever concept behind Cambly promotes on-demand learning, instantly pairing up experienced English speakers with those who are hoping to practice. Anyone can apply to be a tutor and create a profile with her credentials, signing her up to be paid at a rate of 17 cents per minute for simply having a video chat. This service thus compensates at just over $10 per hour, enabling people working with the English tutoring app to make a fair wage by freelance and anytime means. Students can simply access these authentic resources by keeping their Cambly credit topped up.
Trend Themes
1. On-demand Learning - Apps promoting on-demand learning experiences like Cambly are disrupting traditional language tutoring models.
2. Freelance Teaching - Apps like Cambly present opportunities for experienced English speakers to freelance as tutors, potentially revolutionizing the teaching industry.
3. Peer-to-peer Education - Apps like Cambly are part of a growing trend of peer-to-peer education platforms that connect learners and teachers directly.
Industry Implications
1. Education - The education industry can incorporate technology like Cambly to create new and more efficient learning experiences.
2. Freelance Economy - The freelance economy can be positively impacted by apps like Cambly, which provide new earning opportunities for teaching professionals.
3. Language Learning - Apps like Cambly are disrupting the language learning industry, providing more accessible and affordable tutoring options for learners around the world.
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