- Skype is a Voice-Over-IP
system, similar to MSN Messenger,
but with excellent sound quality
similar or superior to a regular
phone. Skype is a software program
that allows you to talk online
in real time.
- The quality of the video image
on Skype is impressively clear!
It is also especially practical
to be able to see your tutor
when doing pronunciation exercises,
and it makes the class more
- Skype is a free software program and is very easy to download.
- Talking on Skype is free: no phone bills!
- With Skype you can make free
calls over the internet to other
people on Skype for as long
as you like, to wherever you
like. VoIP (Voice over Internet
Protocol) is Internet phone
service that rings and has a
dial tone just like any other
telephone. However, VoIP calls
are routed over your Internet
Skype is a favourite in reviews
for its ease of setup and excellent
Skype is a free download that
allows you to make no-cost VoIP
calls to anyone with the same
software through your computer.
Try a free trial class and you
see for yourself how clear the
sound really is!
* Please note that for our
students living in North America,
classes can also be conducted
over the phone without any long
distance fees. However, we do
recommend taking a class via
Skype since, not only is it
free to use this software, but
on top of the voice capability
you will also have access to
text chat capability, and be
able to see your teacher via
his or her webcam.