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Learning a language apart from your native language is beneficial on many levels. Other than being able to communicate with a wider range of people, it also boosts your academic and professional career along with having multiple cognitive benefits in the brain.
Whether you are learning a second language for professional development or just because you enjoy it, it is always great to learn a new language.
Here we have picked the best free apps that will definitely help you in your language learning journey.
One of the top free language learning apps, and my personal favorite, Duolingo has over 300 million users worldwide. As of 31 May 2020, Duolingo offers 35 language courses in English.
Duolingo helps its users learn a language through pictures, texts, and audio. This easy to use app works well through the website as well as the mobile app available both for IOS and android.
Yet another free platform for language learning, Memrise is a go-to place for a fun vocabulary practice. Courses are often coupled with memes designed to playfully help remember the vocabulary
It uses spaced repetition to speed up the language learning process. With thousands of video clips of native speakers, it can help you understand authentic voices and accents.
With more than 100 million registered users, Busuu is an interactive app offering 12 different language-courses. Users can learn through self-paced lessons as well as interact with native speakers worldwide.
You can even subscribe to a Premium membership to unlock further features like advanced grammar lessons, offline mode, etc.
Mondly is a freemium language learning platform which includes a website and an app with free as well as paid courses for 33 languages. The available levels of language proficiency are beginner, intermediate and advanced.
In January 2016, Mondly Languages was named “Best New App” by Apple. Mastering a language with Mondly is fun, fast and easy.
VocApp is a language learning app that uses multimedia flashcards to efficiently teach you vocabulary on the go. VocApp helps you establish a study routine by keeping track of your current study streak and motivating you to study every day.
It offers more than 30 different language courses and is available as a mobile application.
Quizlet is a simple learning tool that is a great way to practice, memorize and master Languages terms, definitions and concepts. It consists of free flashcards, diagrams and study guides for Languages topics like German, English, Latin, Spanish, and French. It helps you memorize important vocabulary, conjugations and grammar rules.
It has over 50 million active users and ranks among the top 50 websites in the US.
With 50Language you can learn over 50 languages like Afrikaans, Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German using your native language. It offers courses,apps, tests, games and much more needed to learn a new language- that too for free!. It contains 100 lessons that provide beginners with basic vocabulary.
It is available both for android and ios users.
Drops provides a new way to learn a language by combining beautifully designed word games with mnemonic associations. It offers more than 35 languages and is available for both ios and android users.
If game-based learning is what you prefer, then Drops is the app for you.
Tandem is a language exchange app on iOS and Android that connects language learners with native speakers. As of April 2020, the app supports over 160 languages. Members can chat with their Tandem partners via instant messaging, voice messages, audio calls, and video calls.
With Tandem, you can practice listening, improve your pronunciation, and learn to speak a foreign language like a local.
Yet another language exchange app, HelloTalk the 1st global language learning and language exchange app. It allows you to chat with language partners via text, voice recordings, voice calls, video calls. You can also join group chats for a collaborative experience.
3 Replies to “FREE LANGUAGE LEARNING APPS”
What a great list. Thanks for sharing.
Thanks for sharing these valuable resources, I will have to look into some of them.