How it works


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A complete profile on LEA is the first condition for an effective language exchange. Moreover, your profile is easier to find if it is 100% complete. Also pay attention to your motive. It describes your motivation and intent and should offer guidance for potential language buddies.

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Personalised articles

Enjoy our multilingual language tips and tricks or read a selection of international newsfeeds tailored to your fields of interest. Improve your vocabulary and pronunciation and sharpen your reading and listening skills by using our free online language resources.

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Practise in online video chats

Fnd your language buddies

Based on the specifications in your profile, you will find a selection of language buddies matching your particular requirements. Once you have made your choices, you can organise live meetings with language partners at your preferred time and day. Converse endlessly about your favourite professional or personal topics in the common language.

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A worldwide community of professional language students

Find your match

Finding a conversation partner that meets your expectations exactly in order to get to the next level together can be a serious challenge! The real power of LEA is its international database of professional language learners in the most common and uncommon fields of expertise. A bio-engineer wanting to sharpen his French within his specific job requirements might find a perfect match thanks to our elaborate database.

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Features


Free language content

Improve your vocabulary and pronunciation. Sharpen your reading and listening skills and have fun with our selected multimedia language content.

Online video conversations

Practise your language skills during video chats. Find buddies all over the world with similar or complementary language needs and matching professional or personal interests.

International media feeds

Read daily articles from international newspapers selected according your language needs and personal and professional interests.

Your language profile

Fill in your profile criteria as fully as possible. The more complete your profile, the more refined the search for complementary language buddies.

Interactive chat

Exercise your written skills using the online chat. Find buddies all over the world with similar language needs and matching professional or personal interests.

Exercises

Hundreds of short and powerful exercises to help you sharpen your German, French, English or Dutch.

Pricing

How much does it cost?

Forever free

Unlimited:

  • International media feeds
  • Language tips & tricks

1 month:

  • Interactive language chat
  • Online Video Conversations

6-Month subscription

Unlimited:

  • International media feeds
  • Language tips & tricks
  • Interactive language chat
  • Online Video Conversations

3-Month subscription

Unlimited:

  • International media feeds
  • Language tips & tricks
  • Interactive language chat
  • Online Video Conversations
FAQ

Frequently asked questions

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LEA is an interactive platform that allows you to practise your languages by chat or video conversations with professional language buddies all over the world. Based on het specifications of your learner’s profile you will find multilingual language tips and tricks or read a selection of international newsfeeds tailored to your learning language and fields of interest.

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You can register for LEA by inserting your mail address and a personal password. This simple registration will allow you to use our free language resources.
For an effective use of the platform, we advise you to carefully fill out the fields of your LEA profile page.

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With the free plan of LEA you can enjoy our international news and language content and tips and tricks. A one month free trial of the online video chat option is included.
Our Pro plan starts at 8 euros per month.

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You can effectively learn languages on LEA by practising through video chat with people that match with your language profile. You can converse whenever you want about your favourite professional or personal topics in the common language. Therefore, you need some language partners to practise with. We call them “language buddies”. Moreover you can enjoy our multilingual language tips and tricks or read a selection of international newsfeeds tailored to your fields of interest. Improve your vocabulary and pronunciation and sharpen your reading and listening skills by using our free online language resources.

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Languages buddies are your conversation partners on LEA. Based on the specifications in your profile, you will find a selection of language buddies matching your particular requirements. Once you have made your choices, you can organise live meetings with your buddies at your preferred time and day. Converse endlessly about your favourite professional or personal topics in the common language.

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By ‘Language practise’, we mean a collaboration between two or more language learners, all learning the same language. The cooperation concentrates on one language only.
By ‘Language Exchange’, we mean a collaboration between two language learners, when one of them is learning the language the other one speaks and vice versa. This is a ‘traditional ’language exchange. The cooperation concentrates on two languages.

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Who are we?

Your Community Manager

I’ll be your guide whenever you need advice on the features of the platform or you’re facing linguistic, operational and/or financial issues.

Wim Vanschooren

Your Helpdesk Manager

Whenever you need technical support, you can call on me.

Koen Van Exem


Thanks to LEA, I can now practise my Italian skills on a weekly basis with a translation engineer in Switzerland. It’s an amazing professional platform!

~ Jelle Maes, Translation Engineer

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