The Most Common Questions
It is very simple! You just have to log into the COURSES section and click on the LABORATORY 12 + 5 PLUS button – the 1° step of the course program. Then you will be automatically redirected to the payment page of the 1° step. Once the payment is confirmed, you will receive an e-mail with your username and password to log in and access the private area of the platform.
First of all make sure you have installed properly the driver of your Microphone (if it is external) and/or make sure it is turned on (for both, internal or external ones). Then, for the LAB section, use the Chrome Browser and click on the “Allow Microphone” or “Always allow” button which will appear at the top of the page. Now everything should work fine. In case of any other problems, please contact our support team: firstname.lastname@example.org
The software will save everything you have done until then. Even if you log in from another device, the work you have completed up to that moment will not be lost.
This is the strong point of our platform – you can follow the course anytime during the day. However, you will have a limited period time to complete the course so that the method TOTALITY proofs effective.
Unlike other online courses, we set objectives to be reached in an entirely “natural” way. However, time is fundamental here because it keeps the students active and does not allow them to neglect the learning process which – over time - becomes more complex and challenging.
The best learning path and the one we recommend in order to acquire Italian language correctly is the following: LABORATORY SITUATION – ACTION – CLASS with HandBook – final TEST – CAMPUS in Italy. Each of the steps brings you closer to the proper understanding of Italian language. If you believe to already know Italian language quite well, contact our director of studies to decide what would be the best learning path for you.
Of course you can. If you have already used all of the available time and still would like to repeat some of the classes or meetings with the tutor, you can purchase extra hours of classes here (add-on here)
The Tutor Support for learning and receiving further assistance is included in the ACTION and CLASS steps. As LAB and SIT steps are designed for self-learning, you can receive tutor support only by acquiring it in the form of 30-minute packages, according to the time you need.
The learning materials become available class after class in the SIT and CLASS steps. In order to improve your skills even more, you can purchase a workbook with extra exercises which you can check together with your tutor in the CLASS step.
The Campus is an experience to practice Italian language in real life and find out more about our culture. After you have completed the Online course, you have the possibility to really experience ITALY – by working, studying, upgrading your personal capacities and in many other ways.
The platform provides a specific software which organizes your classes and makes your learning process fast and simple. These softwares allows for student-tutor interactions, show you exactly at which point of learning you are and never let you feel left alone! What is more, the innovative web tv gives you the possibility to follow your course online from smartphone or tablet.
Each student has a Tutor who supports them at anytime.
The platform provides a Discussion Forum and a Community where students can ask questions and interact with other students and tutors.
Each student has a personal report card in Cloud which is visible only to the Tutor.
You can ask questions and post comments in the public or private sections of your course.
You can contact your TUTOR and Language Naturally staff via e-mail from whenever you want and at anytime, 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
Your personal details will be visible and available only to your tutor and staff members.
In order for the LAB software to work properly, use Google Chrome only as your browser. Download it here. If you continue having problems making the LAB work, make sure that the following steps have been taken: - use the Laboratory (LAB) on your computer and not on a Tablet or Smartphone - Try refreshing the page on which the LAB has stuck - Log out and restart using your login details. Don’t worry, the exercise is still there. - Delete all the cache on the browser (follow these instructions) - your internet connection is slow and/or not working properly – contact your Broadband (ADSL) provider. If you still have not resolved the problem, contact Language Naturally’s technical assistance (email@example.com)
For the LAB software to work properly, only use Google Chrome and use the Laboratory on your computer and not on a Smartphone or Tablet. Make sure the microphone is working, the USB lead is working and plugged in to the computer properly. Check the computer has recognised your microphone’s driver. Check your computer’s audio mixer setting is active for your microphone.
The problems could be: - your internet connection is slow and/or not working properly. Contact your broadband (ADSL) provider. - the Language Naturally server seems slower than usual. This could depend on: - high volume of internet usage whilst you are connected – temporary hosting malfunction of the server supporting www.languagenaturally.org In this case contact technical assistance firstname.lastname@example.org
- Check the curser is showing and flashing in the form’s text box. - Check your computer’s USB/wireless keyboard is correctly installed in your computer. - Make sure all the system’s drivers on the computer are up to date, including the video driver. - Make sure you have installed the latest version or have updated the browser (Google Chrome)
- the streaming system converts the video loaded in the best format for progressive download streaming from any device and “ensures” the multibitrate service, giving every user a proficient connection and picture. If the video’s “buffering” is slow or intermittent, you should check the condition of your internet connection meticulously. Make sure you have sufficient band data for the picture (guaranteed minimum: 1 Mbit or more, when DOWNLOADING) and that there are no sources of interference in your equipment. You can check the speed of your internet connection on www.speedtest.net We would inform you however that the speeds shown on this website may be unreliable. In order to have a clear idea of the real speed of your connection when either uploading or downloading, contact your broadband (ADSL) provider’s technical assistance. If your connection is faster than 1Mbit when downloading and the problem persists, contact technical assistance on email@example.com - Make sure you have installed the latest version of ADOBE Flash Player and keep your operating system up to date with the latest version (both on your computer and on your laptop).
I have filled out all the fields on the form (SIT) but I have not received the email with the correct version of the text
In this case contact technical assistance on firstname.lastname@example.org including your name, surname, email and the Situation that you have not received.
- Try refreshing the webpage - Delete all the cache from the browser (follow these instructions) - Make sure you have installed the latest version or have updated the browser (Google Chrome). - Check the speed of your internet connection. In the event of a slow connection contact your broadband (ADSL) provider. - Make sure you have not activated the Firewall. - If the problem persists contact technical assistance email@example.com