busuu - Language Learning

busuu - Language Learning

By Busuu Limited

  • Category: Education
  • Release Date: 2010-09-21
  • Current Version: 19.6.0
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 142.17 MB
  • Developer: Busuu Limited
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 59,640 Ratings

Description

Learn Spanish, French, Italian, German, English, Chinese and 6 other languages. Language learning is simple, fun and effective with busuu. You can even fit language learning into your daily schedule with the help of our study plan. 90 million users are already learning languages with busuu! Join them today and learn a language! ======================= We tested our app against other language learning apps such as Babbel and Duolingo with the university of New York, and they found that, “ Among all the language learning apps studied so far, the efficacy of busuu is the best. ” – Roumen Vesselinov, City University of New York. ======================= HIGH QUALITY CONTENT Our language courses are created by our talented language experts who are native speakers in English, German, Spanish, Italian, French, Russian, Portuguese and more! ========================== SPEAK LIKE A LOCAL Learn how to order a croissant in French, greet your friend in Spanish, buy a train ticket in German or ask a local for direction in Italian. No matter which language you choose to learn, busuu offers you the closest thing to living in that country. ========================== IMPROVE YOUR LANGUAGE SKILLS Our courses cover grammar, vocabulary, speaking, writing, reading and conversations. You can even learn basic Japanese and Chinese characters with busuu. Practice your writing and speaking skills with native speakers and help others in your native language using the social feature. ========================== TAKE THE PLACEMENT TEST How good are you in Spanish vocabulary? Or do you already speak basic German. Don’t worry, we have both beginner and intermediate level courses adapted to what you already know. Take the language placement test and find your starting level! ========================== TRAVEL LANGUAGE COURSE Are you travelling to a new country and don’t know the local language? Our bonus travel course covers all the survival phrases for your next holiday. ========================== OTHER FEATURES Offline mode - download lessons and learn languages on the go without Wi-Fi Official language certification – take the end level test and earn an official McGraw-Hill Education language certification for Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Italian and English Study plan - We will create a personalised study plan for you to keep you motivated and help you achieve your language learning goals! ========================== LANGUAGES WE OFFER Learn Spanish, German, French, Italian, English, Russia, Chinese, Japanese, Turkish, Brazilian Portuguese, Arabic and Polish ========================== PLEASE NOTE A lot of the features are free, but you will need a subscription in order to get access to all features of this app. Your subscription will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current payment period. Your iTunes account will be automatically charged at the same price for renewal within the 24-hour period prior to the end of the current payment period unless you change your subscription preferences in your Account Settings. There are three types of subscription: The 1 month subscription for $ 9.99 (or the equivalent in your currency), renewed automatically until canceled. The 6 month subscription for $ 44.99 (or the equivalent in your currency), renewed automatically until canceled. The 12 month subscription for $ 69.99 (or the equivalent in your currency), renewed automatically until canceled. Any unused portion of your 7 day free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited you purchase a subscription. You can manage your subscriptions through your Account Settings after purchase. Privacy policy: https://www.busuu.com/en/privacy/ Terms of Service: https://www.busuu.com/en/terms/

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  • Nice but not perfect

    3
    By Gatorgirl352352
    I like that it makes it easy to see others that are learning. I’m already “fluent” in a language and take learning seriously. But there are some pros and cons: Pro: nice layout, smooth app, has characters and pronunciation and listening... actually the price at 50% off is decent... but the glaring issue is con #1. Without the sale price it’s just not worth it because of the long list. Cons: it’s not obvious how to start at any given level. Why am I at step 1 and how do I get to intermediate? I don’t have 50 hours to re-do a language from 0. This is why I haven’t paid and won’t pay until I get out. I also don’t like the lack of obvious curriculum. What units, grammars, etc are actually covered? I have no idea what I’ll study in the year of access, but worse is not knowing what I’m paying for. I also find having locked features that take up or block 35% of the screen frustrating. It won’t let me finish a lesson because I haven’t taken the quiz. But only paying members can take the quiz. Sometimes it lets you start the quiz, and after answering one question it locks into sales mode again. Also frustrating is that I can’t seem to “lock” people / correction matches to certain languages or regions. It isn’t obvious if I can actually message them privately either if I made a friend. If they fixed these things, I’d be so happy to pay for a year or two. Until then, I’m just frustratedly hoping updates fix things or I find the info I need somewhere off the internet.
  • Great app to learn, is magical

    5
    By The Man from Sunrise
    You learn the meaning of the words, the use, grammatical concepts, conversations , and the community of users would help you to correct your mistakes. Can’t be better.
  • Great app

    5
    By Afsoonkhadem
    It really helped me
  • Exactly what I needed to learn and understand German!

    5
    By Ireland Brass
    I’ve taken college classes, used all sorts of books, duolingo, and none of them ever helped me understand the Deutsch sentence structure nearly as well as Busuu has! 5/5 stars
  • Good app

    5
    By LauGuevara93
    I like to practice my English skills with this app
  • Best for language learning!

    5
    By achikyay
    Busuu uses the right combination of listening skills, repetition and fill in the blank to make you learn in as many ways as possible. I sampled all the big language learning apps looking for the best one. This one is it
  • Review

    5
    By June Horn
    EXCELLENT!!!!
  • Best I’ve found!

    5
    By Jordyn530
    I have tried a lot of language apps, and this one is the best. It engages with you as much as you want and helps you to actually achieve your language goals.
  • Excellent app

    5
    By LMAching
    Excellent app and I actually feel like I’m in class learning. A lot better than other programes I have tried. I also like that native speakers correct my work.
  • Yee haw

    5
    By yeeeeeee hawwwwww
    This has really helped me talk to my grandma and having conversations with her instead of just sitting there awkwardly. Thank you busuu!

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