Monthly Archives: March 2010

Easter surprises on

From today on you can take advantage of our 10% off Special Easter Promotion to become a Premium Member on Simply use the promotion code OST2010 while upgrading your account and you will get 10% off on all our Premium Memberships.

As a Premium Member you get access to additional tools and features such as PDFs, podcasts, grammar units, customised reviews and much more. But hurry up, this offer is only valid until April 9th 2010.

For Easter, you can also win a one-month Premium Membership. In order to win, you need to find one of the golden eggs we have hidden within our learning units.

If you find one, just click on it and maybe you will be one of the 10 lucky winners of a free one-month Premium Membership on! So don’t wait too much and start your egg hunt now!

Happy Easter from the team!

New groups feature on

We have just launched a new groups feature on! From now on you can join groups in order to discuss different topics with native speakers and thereby improve your language skills.

Whether you are interested in Spanish for Tapas, delicious French recipes or you just want to discuss how we can reduce the negative impact on our environment – there are many groups for all different tastes.

If you are a member with a at least three stars, you can also create your own groups! Decide on a new topic, invite your friends to join and start moderating the discussion! If you are a group leader of an active group, you will receive a new group leader badge !

We hope you like this new functionality and we are sure that it will further enrich your learning experience on! Try it out now! wins Innovators’ Pitch at CeBIT

We are very happy to announce that just won the Innovators’ Pitch at CeBIT! The CeBIT fair is the world’s foremost tradeshow for the digital industry, celebrated every year in Hanover, Germany. The Innovators’ Pitch is organized every year by BITKOM, Germany´s Federal Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media. This very prestigious prize rewards young and innovative companies – and this year, was selected among more than 80 applications as the winner in the Business to Consumer category!

This again shows the highly disruptive and innovative potential of which has been awarded already several times.

Again, we would like to dedicate this prize to our users who help us day by day to create such a wonderful community for learning languages! Thanks a lot and hopefully there are more awards to come! ;-)