1000’s of lessons with audio + matching text. Learn words and phrases with SRS Review! Import and learn from anything on the web!

Start with easy beginner lessons but quickly progress into learning from real, compelling content. 1000s of hours of lessons, podcasts, audiobooks, interviews and more, all with transcript. LingQ even lets you import and learn from any content you find on the web! Start your language journey today!

Listen and follow along in the text. Look up and save new words and phrases to your personal database. Track which words you know and which words are new to you. Watch your vocabulary and your avatar grow! Track all your learning activities including listening time, words of reading and more.

Review and learn your new vocabulary in context and using our proprietary SRS review tools. Register your account and have your data synced to our web application so you can study on the web along with on multiple devices. The LingQ app also lets you work offline and syncs up when you get back online. This lets you take advantage of dead time and short breaks throughout the day to spend more time with your new language.

No other app will take you as far. LingQ will take you all the way to fluency!

* 1000’s of hours of downloadable audio files all with transcript
* Look up and save new vocabulary using multiple integrated dictionary resources
* Review vocabulary using SRS review system
* Track how many words you know, which words are new & which you are learning
* Keep all your learning statistics including listening and reading time
* Use Playlist to easily play and shuffle all your current lessons
* Sync word data, playlist data and lesson data to the web and across devices
* Study offline and update data when back online
*Receive notifications for all LingQ activities from web or mobile including forum and exchange activities from the web
* Manage all your saved vocabulary
* See your learning targets and measure your progress
* Watch your avatar grow as your language grows
* Study all available languages: English, French, Spanish, Japanese, Italian, German, Russian, Chinese, Portuguese, Swedish, Korean, Dutch, Polish and Greek. (Activate additional beta languages through our web version: Norwegian, Latin, Esperanto, Ukrainian, Czech, Romanian, Arabic, Finnish, Hebrew, Turkish. These languages will then be accessible on the app.)

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LingQ Co-Founder, Steve Kaufmann, one of the world’s leading polyglots, has learned 15 languages using this approach. Steve is the “Godfather of language learning”
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• Word Tracking - Track known words, new words
• Unlimited Vocab Review (SRS)
• Unlimited Imports - Import & study text from the web
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What's New

Version 4.6.0

LingQ 4.6

* Greatly improved accessibility support for VoiceOver users
* Improved password autofill
* Search vocabulary by lessons
* Search for known words
* Removed side menu in favor of "More" tab
* Fix occasional bug where text could extend past end of screen
* Other minor bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
104 Ratings
104 Ratings

the best system I've used


Great update: I find sentence mode quite useful for the first few times through a challenging text.

Le wow! I've used many different systems and websites--all very helpful--and am now an intermediate/advanced student of french. This system is perfect for language acquisition, especially the links: words that we are learning that are highlighted in any lesson, so that we can see them again not just as an isolated word but in multiple contexts. This and the combination of text plus audio is unbeatable. Repeated listening and reading is the key to language acquisition. Add to that the act of actually speaking the language (I haven't tried their learning communities yet) and you have everything you need.

Learning a language takes time and effort. I can now converse with a francophone for hours but am continuing to learn and am just beginning Spanish with this app.

Highly recommend.

Get this app now !


This app is simply perfect ! Don’t be afraid to spend your money on it, it’s going to save you a lot time of struggling with free apps or with hundred of books. (The web version is better but it’s OK )

PS : I love the new update, it’s easier to use, and more beautiful! Thanks to all the team behind LingQ and all the courses providers !

Do not get this App

Oskey 2009

This App is very difficult to use. It is not intuitive or user friendly. But the absolute worst part, is that cancelling the App is extremely difficult! After figuring out how to cancel and canceling before the 1 week trial was up , they still charged me! I’m extremely upset! This is exactly how people get used and abused! This App should be shut down. It is fraudulent!

Developer Response

Sorry to hear you had trouble canceling your subscription. The subscription is handled entirely by apple, and therefore all apps with subscriptions in the app store work the same way. If you have specific suggestions on how to make the app easier to use we'd love to hear from you at .


The Linguist Institute
150.6 MB
Requires iOS 9.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
English, Dutch, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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