Frequently Asked Questions

1.     How to create an account?

Just press button CREATE AN ACCOUNT on LONET main page, or go to LOG IN and choose REGISTER. 

This will lead you to a new account registration form:   https://lonet.academy/login/signup.php

It’s very easy! You will only have to provide the very basic information (email, name, password and your time zone). Agree with the terms and conditions: https://lonet.academy/terms-and-conditions , read our privacy policy:  https://lonet.academy/privacy-policy  , then press button CREATE MY NEW ACCOUNT.

You will get an email asking you to follow a link to confirm your account creation. Please follow the instructions in the email.

 

2.     How to book a lesson?

First, you have to create an account: just press button CREATE AN ACCOUNT on the main page, or go to LOG IN and choose REGISTER.  This will lead you to a new account registration form:   https://lonet.academy/login/signup.php

Please sign in.  Only signed in users can book a lesson on LONET.

Choose a teacher and press the button BOOK A LESSON on the Teacher’s profile page.

Choose a language (in case the Teacher teaches several languages).

Choose a type of the lesson.

Scroll down to the Teacher’s schedule/calendar. Green fields indicate the available time, which you can book.   Choose the day and time and press on the relevant box in the Teacher’s calendar.

You can choose as many lessons as you would like to book (by clicking on the relevant boxes) and choose different types of lessons.

After you have clicked all the relevant lessons you would like to book/request, please scroll up and press the button CONFIRM AND GO TO PAYMENT.

You have read and agree with the Terms and Conditions, choose the payment option and then proceed with the payment accordingly.

More information about HOW IT WORKS can be found here:  https://lonet.academy/how-it-works

 

3.     How to choose a teacher?

Press the button VIEW PROFILE to find the information about every specific teacher in the list. Please read the description of the teachers’ background, experience and other information, which has been provided by the teachers on their profiles pages.

Watch the teacher’s introduction video, if provided. 

Pay your attention on the specialization of a teacher, his/her qualifications (if mentioned in the profile) and teaching methods described.

Check the reviews and rating left by the previous learners.

Go and see the types of the lessons provided by the teacher as well as the prices and time availability.

You can choose several teachers and take a trial lesson with 3 teachers.

 

4.     How to contact the Teacher before a lesson?

When the lesson request has been confirmed by the Teacher you can send them a message onsite. Ask the questions you might have and exchange with the Skype contact names. You will be also contacted by the Teacher the same way. All the messages onsite are also automatically sent to your email, which you registered in your account on LONET.

 

5.     Why the prices are so different?

All the teachers are independent and are not employed by LONET. So, the prices are set by the teachers and therefore may vary. There are several different factors influencing the prices:

-       Market price, which is influenced by the demand of a specific language;

-       Lesson duration (it may vary from 30 upto 90 minutes);

-       Type of the lesson and complexity;

And some other reasons, which are subject to every individual teacher’s decision.


6.     Is it possible to get a special price or discount?

Yes!  It is possible. Please contact us for a special offer or a package price request:


Kristīne 
GSM  +371 27 344 201  (also WhatsApp)

email:  lonet@lonet.academy
Skype:   CHRIFOR (Christina LONET)

 

Most of the teachers on LONET strive for  bringing knowledge to their learners according to their specific needs and motivations. The lessons provided are individual and therefore the pricing may be quite flexible and most of the teachers are opened to discuss it.

Nevertheless, it is totally up to a Teacher to set the price and to decide on the discount possibility in every specific case. 

7.     How to become a Teacher on LONET?

First, you have to create an account:   just press button BECOME A TEACHER on the main page, or go to LOG IN and choose REGISTER. 

This will lead you to a new account registration form:   https://lonet.academy/login/signup.php

 

Please fill in all the required fields.

In the SIGN UP AS dropdown options please choose “Teacher”. 

Fill in the information required about your teaching experience, methods and other data required.

Upload your picture and indicate the language(s) you teach.

 

 All the teachers on our platform are totally independent:

- teachers set their own rates for the lessons;

- teachers organize their own schedule and set their working hours;

- teachers should have their own material and program as well as should be experienced in teaching (specifically by Skype);

- teachers, who are residents of Latvia should have IK registration number;

 

After your profile creation you will get an email from LONET management inviting you for an interview by Skype.

Please note that an interview is obligatory before your Teacher profile is published on LONET. You are welcome to discuss the details and all the questions during the interview.  Also during the interview you may be shown how to arrange the schedule, prices and how to use other website functions as a Teacher.

LONET strives for collecting qualified, professional, experienced and motivated teachers, therefore you might be asked questions about your professional background and other questions relevant to teaching experience, methods, materials and skills. Please note that you might be also asked to demonstrate a lesson. 

 

8.     As a Teacher do I need to have my own teaching materials?

Yes, teachers should have their own material and teaching syllabus. LONET does not provide any materials for teaching and does not require to follow any specific syllabus and/or teaching program.

 

9.     Are the Teachers employed by LONET?

No, the Teachers are independent freelancers and lonet.academy do not hire the teaching staff. Teachers are not employed by SIA LONET. More information about Teachers’ status on LONET are to be found in the Terms and Conditions:  https://lonet.academy/terms-and-conditions 


Last modified: Thursday, 12 July 2018, 2:10 PM