Nowadays people don’t have time for long tail language speaking courses like Rosetta Stone. Not only that but most courses, like Rosetta Stone, teach their students in just about the same manner you would learn a foreign language in high school.
SpeakingPal, an Israeli startup, is actually more successful because the platform teaches English in a more natural format.
SpeakingPal is a web based platform and also a mobile app platform that let’s the user engage with video content and actually have a “conversation” with the virtual instructor.
The guys at SpeakingPal actually ended up winning the highered category at LAUNCHedu as part of SXSWedu.
Check out their pitch below: