Learn French with Babbel, the app that’s helped millions speak with confidence. Developed by a team of Europe’s best language experts, Babbel makes language lessons CLICK with you and STICK with you.

Babbel makes learning French fun and effective:

1. HIT the ground running with practical conversation skills
Linguistic experts designed the intuitive courses to engage you in practical conversation skills from your very first lesson.

2. Lessons that CLICK with you - Engaging and easy to use
Lessons engross you in a foreign culture while guiding your language journey with English-perspective hints, simple explanations, and creative grammar cues that cement fresh concepts.

3. Language skills that STICK with you for life
Revolutionary 10-15 minute lessons and dynamic review sessions continuously adapt to your strengths and weaknesses, recontextualize prior concepts, and send your new language straight to long-term memory.

Hit. Click. Stick. Speak French. It’s that easy!

• 10-15 minute bite-sized French lessons fit in your schedule
• Lessons covering a wide range of topics (including travel, culture, and business)
• Speech recognition technology aids pronunciation
• Ideal for both beginners and advanced learners
• Review Manager keeps French vocabulary in your long term memory
• Learning progress synchronized across all your devices and on the web

After just a month you will be able to handle important French conversations for:
• Transportation
• Shopping
• Directions
• Making friends and socializing
• Dining
• And much more!


“Babbel exceeds expectations, delivering high-quality, self-paced courses.”

“Exceptionally good site.” -The Economist

“Babbel is one of the stalwarts of the online language learning sphere.” -TNW

**The World’s Highest Grossing Language Learning App**
**Fast Company # 1 Most Innovative Education Company 2016**
**Awarded Apple's Best Apps of 2014 in 9 countries!**

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Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase.

Each subscription will be automatically renewed unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current payment period.

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When a subscription is canceled, access to the app’s courses and features will expire at the end of the current payment period.

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What's New

Version 20.6.0

Hi! Bonjour ! Ciao! ¡Hola! Olá! Hallo! Hallå där!

We’ve been busy killing bugs and improving performance, giving you the best Babbel app to date.
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Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
1.6K Ratings
1.6K Ratings

A good tool but needs some work

I like the Babbel system for teaching language. However, I think the web-based site is much superior to the app. I do not like that I cannot go back and hear the native speakers more than once on the app (you can on the web-based site). I do not like (and this is true of the web-based site, too) that if you don’t pronounce the way the program thinks you should, you know you didn’t do it right but you don’t know what you did wrong. In fairness, I have tried other web-based language learning systems, and I haven’t found one that does any better than Babbel at this point, but still, it is something the Babbel designers could work on. On a more positive note, Babbel does give realistic conversations to practice with, and that helps remember the words. All in all, this is a great way to learn a language (French, in my case). I just hope the developers keep working to make it even better.


Instant feedback

Nice learning tool that gives you a chance to get instant feedback on what you get right or wrong for each answer as you go. You get a chance to apply your learning immediately instead of at the end of the lesson when you may have applied it incorrectly the entire time without knowing. Each question and answer is repeated in audio so you are exposed to the spoken language. You are asked to answer some questions by spelling. The spelling prompts become harder as you advance.


Unwelcome change

For the most part, this is a great app and a great way to learn. However, one minor change that must have come with a recent update is very annoying. I used to be able to see on the list of all the courses the number of lessons in the course and the number I've completed, e.g. 2/10. Now there is nothing but an arrow that takes me to the course page. I have to go to every course page to remind myself if I have completed them or not. PLEASE put the numbers back on the main course page!


Lesson Nine GmbH
114.4 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© Lesson Nine GmbH
In-App Purchases
  1. Learn French $29.99
  2. Learn French $15.99
  3. Learn French $49.99


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