Have Fun, Earn Badges and Get Free Lessons!

If you have been into the Intrepid English Community recently, you have probably seen some intriguing colorful badges. Well, these badges are more than just fun stickers; they are rewards for our wonderful students for making progress in English and being excellent members of the Intrepid English Community.

We want to encourage our Intrepid English learners to learn consistently, because that’s when they make the most progress in English. That’s why these badges are worth points. The more engaged you are, the more points you win. And those points can be used to buy English lessons. In this blog, I’ll guide you through the Intrepid Badges so you can start learning and earning!

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Did someone say FREE English lessons?

Absolutely! Each badge is worth a number of points which you can use to buy English lessons. The bigger your achievement is, the bigger your reward will be.

Redeem 300 points for a free 30-minute lesson with any Intrepid English Teacher. For every 600 points you earn, you can get a free 60-minute lesson. To redeem your points, just send us a message through the Chat Box.  

Hello!

How can I earn badges?

Well, that’s easy! I’m going to go through the list and explain how you can earn each badge and how many points you get when you earn it.

Badge with an outline of a star

Registration – 5 points

You earn this badge when you register on our website. If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve already earned it!
If not, go ahead and register, by going to our memberships page.

Badge with two people wearing graduation gowns

Profile Photo – 5 points

Smile! You earn this badge when you upload your profile picture. If you can put a face to the name, making friends with your fellow Intrepid English students is so much easier. 

Badge showing a scroll full of writing

Profile Completed – 10 points

The little checklist at the top of your Community page disappears when you have completed your profile information. You’ll also earn 10 points.

Pencil badge

First Community Post – 5 points

The first time you post to the Community, you will receive 5 points. You can ask a question, share a GIF, enter one of our weekly competitions or just say hi!

Filled-in star badge

Join a Group – 5 points

There are a variety of different Groups for you to choose from. If you’re not sure which Groups are right for you, check out this handy blog.  

Community – 10 points

You can earn this badge for an exceptional contribution to the Community.

Badge showing three people meeting at a desk

First Group Class – 20 points

The first time you attend a group class, you’ll get 20 points. After all, learning a language is great fun when you’re practising with peers!

Badge showing lots of people standing with arms outstretched on a small planet

Community Champion – 50 points

Refer a friend to join the Intrepid English Community and you will be rewarded with 50 points. Spread the love!

Social Sharer – 20 points

To thank you for sharing an Intrepid English blog post, podcast… well anything, you can earn yourself 20 points. You can even share your achievement badges!

Bronze trophy badge

Bronze Medal – 10 points

If you log into the website 10 times, you earn a bronze medal. That shows you’re committed to improving your English!

Silver Medal – 20 points

If you log into the website 20 times, you earn a silver medal. It’s clear you’re serious about building your skills.  

Gold Medal – 50 points

If you log into the website 50 times, you earn a gold medal. Now that shows dedication!

A heart badge with a smiley face

Awesome – 20 points

This little badge is awarded by teachers who notice a student doing something particularly ‘awesome.’ It can be earned by doing things like helping another student with a question, or sharing a good article for discussion. Keep an eye out for opportunities to go the extra mile and earn this badge! 

A checkmark badge

Improver – 5 point

Learning a language isn’t always easy, and hard work deserves recognition. If your teacher notices that you’ve made a lot of progress, you can get this badge. You can earn this badge as many times as you want so long as you keep showing improvement. 

A badge showing two chatboxes with a happy and sad face respectively

Helper – 20 points

This badge is given to students who help other students. Peer support is so important, so don’t be afraid to leave a comment on someone’s post if you think you can help.  

A certificate badge

Student of the Month – 30 points

Every month, the group teachers will choose a Student of the Month and award them with this badge. If you work hard and engage with the groups, there’s a good chance you’ll earn this badge!

A badge with a checklist with three checks

Course Complete – 30 points

You can earn this badge by completing any course in the Intrepid English Academy. Not sure which course to study next? Just ask one of the Intrepid English Teachers, we’re always happy to help.

Connect Five – 50 points

Make friends with your fellow Intrepid English Learners and win valuable points. Five friends = 50 points. It’s a win-win!

Competition Winner – 50 points

This badge is awarded to the one person who wins each weekly challenge. Entering our weekly challenge is a great way to practice English while also sharing something you love and getting to know all of the students and teachers at Intrepid English. Keep an eye out for Tom’s posts every Monday, and maybe you’ll earn yourself this badge!

Checking your points

You can find all of your information in your profile. Just click on your image and select Profile. You can the number of badges you have earned under Achievements and the number of points you have earned under Points.

How many badges have you earned so far?

Do you have a favorite? What did you do to earn it? Share your story in the comments section below.

All of our badges are shareable on social media, so feel free to tell your friends about your English progress!

This post may be updated as badges are added or changed. 

This blog was written by Intrepid English teacher, Maddox. Find out more about Maddox on his Intrepid English Teacher profile page.

If you have any questions, or you would like to request a topic for a future blog, you can comment below or email us at Intrepid English. Talk about your learning goals with an experienced native English teacher. Say goodbye to boring English lessons; book a FREE trial lesson today!

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  1. Congratulations to this system: a real system of motivation. I award Interprid the badge: Motivational Guru of the Year.🤩🤩🤩