Magoocb - Yesterday at 20:16 - Public
I’m a new member and I don’t quite understand the system. I tried to hook up with a tutor and this is the response that I received
“The post you requested cannot be displayed. The post may have been deleted, or you may not have permission to view this post.”
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@Magoocb - It looks like the tutor may have removed their post, hence why it is no longer accessible. How are you accessing this post? Also, you may want to try going to the tutor’s profile and posting a message there to get in touch with them.
It seems that the schedule and skype way is not very convenient for learners to find a tutor.
Since learners are from different countries, there is time difference between these learners. So one has to calc the time difference when he/she wants to find a proper schedule.
Last time when I tried to upload a wma audio file, it told me that only mp3 files are supported. So I have to convert a wma file to a mp3 file. This is convenient too.
So do you have any plan to create an on-line web talk feature? Then users can chat in text and voice and even video. They can also record their voice directly using the web interface.
Some time ago I tried busuu and found that it supports this feature. It’s very convenient to find tutors who are on-line and then get help from them. And many other web sites support this feature now.
Maybe you can consider about this suggestion. Thanks.
“Since learners are from different countries, there is time difference between these learners. So one has to calc the time difference when he/she wants to find a proper schedule.”
You should adjust your time settings in your profile settings. This way, your local time will be automatically displayed.
@Richard_ - As mikebond notes above, the site will automatically convert times for you, just make sure your time zone setting is correct on the Settings page (https://www.lingq.com/accounts/settings/).
.wma files aren’t compatible with our audio player, and can’t be played on some computers without special software. We’ve chosen to use the .mp3 format as it is compatible with all platforms.
Regarding the online chat, thank you for the suggestion. At this time we aren’t looking to add any sort of online text/audio chat integration. Instead, we encourage our learners to either connect directly with other learners or teachers through their profile page, or to use the conversation platform we’ve built into the site. When using the conversation platform, times can conveniently be scheduled to match both participants’ schedules, and the student will receive a conversation report after the conversation which will include corrections and suggestions.
Thanks Mike and Alex.
Thank you very much.