This week I’ve been having fun answering questions from people all over the world about the Skype Italian lessons promotion that we’re currently running.
That’s not a problem at all. I like getting e-mails, and even answering them.
But here’s a short FAQ anyway… just in case you hadn’t got round to committing your thoughts to e-mail yet.
What about the time difference between Italy and my country?
Yes, this is an issue for some people. Australia, for example, is hours and hours “ahead” of Italy, which means the Aussies are going to bed while it’s still mid-afternoon here. First thing in the morning Australian time can work for some people, that still being the “day before” here. You’ll be learning Italian over breakfast in the outback, while we’re teaching it at midnight in Bologna!
On the other hand, America is “behind”, though that presents less of a problem as our teachers seem happy to stay up late and so can catch you when you get home from work.
Which teachers do you have available?
At the moment we have most of the core team from Madrelingua Italian Language school in Bologna, but not all of them are available all of the time. They have their “normal” (i.e. non Skype) classes too, plus a life to lead.
Each teacher can handle three or four regular Skype students. Most people tend to take a lesson a week.
If you have a favorite, let us know and we’ll do our best. If not, we’ll assign the person we think will be the best fit for you, also based on your preferred day/time, and of course the time zone you’re in.
How does the guarantee work?
You won’t find details of it in the shop because I added it in a post after the offer started. However, the point is to reassure new clients: those of you who are already doing Skype Italian lessons with us are assumed not to need it.
Like to try a lesson? Whip out your credit card and take the plunge for €18. If you’re not happy, for any reason, just let me know what the problem was, and I’ll hit “refund”. No messing about.
Please note: the guarantee is good for the first lesson only. If you’re not sure that this way of learning Italian will work for you, you are advised to buy just one at first (so your risk is ZERO). You can always save money by buying a “packet” of 5 or 10 lessons later, which is what most people do.
How do I pay?
We have a standard piece of shopping cart software linked to Paypal, which should also take your credit card. Paypal accounts are free anyway, and no trouble to set up. If you’ve ever bought anything online, you shouldn’t have any trouble… Click here to have a play…
Can I still have the discount even if I don’t pay now?
We are reasonable people here at OnlineItalianClub.com, but you are an intelligent adult and understand that when a shop (or language school) writes something like “Offer Ends Tuesday! Buy Now!”, what they actually mean is “After Tuesday, the price will not be the same as it is now so you need to make a decision before then.”
Why Tuesday? ‘Cause after that I’m off on holiday. And I need to get this promotion done before I leave so our teachers can start earning a little extra to pay for their bikinis, cocktails and so on….
Leave a comment on this post and I’ll be sure to answer them.
P.S. There are just 8 “slots” left. Once our existing team of teachers is fully-booked, the offer will terminate (so book your lesson now if you want to avoid disappointment!)