Enjoy live one-on-one video chats with people who grew up speaking the language you want to learn
Want to become conversational in Spanish or English, and even make new friends along the way? Boomalang makes it quick and easy to connect with native speakers around the world who share your interests, and who are eager to improve your native tongue. You’re actually teaching while you learn, and learning while you teach.
With Boomalang, you receive guided, engaging interactions with native speakers to master your conversation skills
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Q: How much will Boomalang cost?
All new members enjoy 30 min. of free conversation. After that, unlimited access is just $10 US per month. But we reward heavy use by giving you a $10 credit for each month you total at least 10 hours of video chat time. Which means you could take advantage of Boomalang everyday and use our service for free. Really.
Q: What if I want to learn a language other than Spanish or English?
We’re working on that. Boomalang is a relatively new company, and all our research pointed to English/Spanish as the place to perfect our service. We’re eager to add other languages in the future. Add your name to the newsletter, and we’ll let you know as soon as we launch other languages.
Q: I’m a complete beginner. Is Boomalang right for me?
To get the most out of our experience, ideally you have at least basic familiarity (i.e. Novice Mid sublevel) with your second language. Our true superpower is helping transform your basic language into something you can actually use when traveling, studying, working, etc. The earlier you start speaking, though, the better.
Q: Rather than video chats, can I just send text messages to my Boomalang conversation partners?
Nope, we didn't include the option. You’re here to improve your speaking and listening skills. Fact: Texting doesn’t make you a more comfortable speaker.
Q: What are the advantages of speaking live?
There’s no substitute for interacting with living, breathing humans who grew up speaking the language you want to learn. Real conversation engages your brain on many different levels, which has measurable impact on your ability to retain what you’ve learned. This makes your Boomalang experience authentic, interesting and of course, way more fun. It’s a great way to prepare for international travel, or to help you succeed on school exams or professional proficiency tests like the FCE, TOEFL and IETLS.