Want to pick up a new language without going back to school? With these language learning apps, you will never have to leave the comfort of your own home, or pay hundred of dollars to get an understanding of a foreign language.
Duolingo is super user friendly, which is something you definitely need when learning a new tricky language. The best part, Duolingo is totally free! With repeated drills that will teach you writing, reading, listening, and speaking a new language, this app is sure to become your go to.
We are not sure how fluent you will actually become, but enough to get by in the native country for sure. It is also really cool because it has a social aspect, which allows your friends to see the progress you have made. Right now, you can learn Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Dutch, Irish, Danish, and Swedish on Duolingo.
Livemocha provides you with access to learn over 35 languages! This app offers premium memberships, which you will have to pay for. Reading, writing, speaking, and listening are separated on this app, but challenges allows you to incorporate them all at once.
What is great about this app is that you can learn from locals, so that you learn their exact dialects. You also get credits you tutor someone else, so a sense of a community can be easily built here.
Playster gives you unlimited access to books, movies, music, games, and audiobooks, all in one convenient app. It’s audiobook section is filled with language learning books in a variety of languages, including Mandarin, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Japanese, French, Arabic, and more.
The best part about Playster’s catalog of language learning audiobooks is that there is no credit system, so you can listen to more than a book a month! It is also always adding a ton of new books, so you will always have more languages to learn.
Busuu boasts a community of more than 40 million community members who teach each other their native languages. From beginners to more advanced learners, Busuu attracts users with its use of games and puzzles to help you master a foreign language.
You can learn a variety of languages with Busuu, including Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Polish, Turkish, Arabic, Japanese, and Chinese.
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