Lingo Live sessions occur in a video chat with your coach. Most learners will use Zoom though some may use an alternative like Skype instead.
Zoom is simple and reliable, and for most people it works smoothly. We recommend downloading the desktop version but you can also use it in your browser if you prefer.
Note: For learners who choose to use Zoom in a browser, only Chrome offers the option for computer audio. If you cannot use Chrome, we strongly recommend downloading the desktop version.
If you've never used Zoom before, visit https://zoom.us/test to test it out in a private test room. You can use this room to check that your audio and video setup is working properly.
Audio and Video controls
Here are some things you should try with Zoom:
- Turn off / turn on microphone
- Turn off / turn on video
- Click the 'Chat' button and type 'hello!' into the chat box
If you have more questions about Zoom, it has an extensive help center: