Brazil’s Cabbies Get Free English Lessons Before The World Cup

Brazil’s Cabbies Get Free English Lessons Before The World Cup

Voxy's targeted language learning offered to a fleet of 40,000 taxi drivers.

Ross Brooks
  • 19 may 2014

The 2014 FIFA World Cup finals will be held in Brazil in less than a month, which is why the country’s taxi drivers have started to brush up on their English skills. A partnership between 99Taxis and the language-learning platform Voxy has the two companies offered a more relevant type of English class. So far, 2,000 of the nation’s 40,000 cab drivers have signed up, which entitles them to three months of free lessons.

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