Description

Learn Spanish, French, Italian, German, and many more languages with Babbel. Developed by a team of language learning experts, Babbel has helped millions of people speak a new language with confidence.

THE BABBEL METHOD
Here’s what makes Babbel more effective than any other language learning app:

1. Confidence — Our goal is to get you speaking from your very first lesson. And our elegantly designed courses give you the confidence to get there. We teach you how to engage in practical, everyday conversations, making it easier for you to have authentic experiences in your new language.

2. Comprehension — Our lessons immerse you in relevant culture and real-life conversations. We want you to really take in the language, not just memorize useless phrases. And we provide helpful hints in English (or your native language) to make your new language more relatable.

3. Retention — We know you’re busy. That’s why our lessons are short but sweet: about 10-15 minutes, and designed to send your new language straight to long-term memory. We regularly refresh your memory with our dynamic review sessions, which target areas where you need improvement most. Finally, we make sure you really grasp what you’re learning by bringing it back later in a new context.

FEATURES
• 14 languages to choose from
• 10-15 minute, bite-sized lessons that fit conveniently into your schedule
• Lessons covering a wide range of useful topics, from travel to business (and more!)
• Speech recognition technology to keep your pronunciation on point
• Courses at a variety of skill levels, making Babbel ideal for both beginners and more advanced learners
• Our robust Review Manager helps you retain new vocabulary
• Learning progress that’s synchronized across all your devices, so you can easily pick up right where you left off

LANGUAGES
Spanish, French, German, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Turkish, Polish, English, Indonesian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, and Norwegian

WORKS FOR YOUR GOALS
After just one month, you will be able to speak confidently about practical topics, such as:
• Transportation
• Shopping
• Directions
• Making friends and socializing
• Dining
And much more!

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT BABBEL
“Babbel is one of the stalwarts of the online language-learning sphere.” -The Next Web

“Babbel’s lessons, unlike Duolingo’s, first focus on building basic conversational skills.” -The Economist

“Babbel exceeds expectations, delivering high-quality, self-paced courses in 13 languages.” -PC Magazine

*Named 2016’s “most innovative company in education” by Fast Company*
*The World’s Highest Grossing Language Learning App*

PLEASE NOTE
You will need a subscription in order to get access to the full learning materials for one language. Each subscription will be automatically renewed 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 iTunes Account Settings. When a subscription is canceled, access to the app’s courses and features will expire at the end of the current payment period.

You'll get access to all courses for the following durations:

1 month
3 months
6 months
12 months

Privacy policy: https://about.babbel.com/en/privacy/
Terms of use: https://about.babbel.com/en/terms/

GET IN TOUCH :
Any ideas, comments or feedback? Then we’d love to hear it! Email us at support-mobile@babbel.com


YOU CAN ALSO...
...visit us at www.babbel.com

...like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/babbel.languages

...watch us on Youtube: www.youtube.com/user/LessonNine

…follow us on Twitter twitter.com/babbel

or on Instagram: instagram.com/babbel.languages/

Team Babbel

What’s New

Version 20.19.0

Check out our new look! Babbel has a fresh design to make it even easier to learn and explore. Take a peek!

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
23.4K Ratings
23.4K Ratings
AngieRod82 ,

It’s okay, but don’t expect to learn it proficient

I already know Spanish but I wanted to see if this app was really all the hype I read in an article. Mainly for friends of mine that would want to learn Spanish. The app lets you choose between beginners and Advance. The Advance was way too easy. It felt more like it was the beginners but it wasn’t. Perhaps it gets more advance as you progress through the lessons. I personally was not going to pay that for an app that was going to teach me simple words of “si, chao, usted, ella y el” I think that even for those that are not proficient, my white friend would know what those words mean. If you want to learn a language. You have to immerse yourself in hearing it. Watch shows or movies in Spanish. You’ll be able to hear the dielectric as they speak it and over time you’ll be able to pick up a few words here and there. My sister first boyfriend he was around my family and hearing us speak to much that he began to understand what we were saying. To the point where he responded back to my mom in English. He pick up on what she ask him in Spanish. He didn’t know Spanish before he met us. This app that tells you to say one word here and there will not teach you the whole context. Best way to learn is spend time with a Hispanic family where there primary language at home is Spanish. It’s okay for beginners if your knowledge is nothing but to speak it proficient with other native speakers. Sorry, but this app won’t give you that.

Sydstr1 ,

I’m sorry what

So, I know passable french, but I wanted to improve more. I thought to myself “oh every ad is pretty much Babbel and I have nothing to lose” so I downloaded the app. I was so excited to learn more french. I opened the app, filled out the beginning question and was presented with a challenge “beginner or advanced”. Now, I know I went to france and did a decent job of understanding and speaking so how hard could it be? Well, I chose advanced. The first question- my mind finds the answer to “what time is it” a phrase I leaned 4 years ago. Perhaps it’s just getting a feel for where I am... I click the right answer. It repeats the phrase in french. This is it, I think, I’m finally going to get another question and go back to learning! So I wait for it to load... and I wait... and I wait some more. Maybe it froze? I closed the app and opened it back up. I went back through the same survey thing and finally back to the question. I have this one under control now. I click the right answer. It doesn’t repeat the phrase. Okay, weird. I go to my home screen, open another app, and come back. I try the question again. It took half an hour and I’m on good wifi and service this is an issue with the app I couldn’t do anything why the hell did I think it would work? Everyone else said you get 6 free words but hey at least you got words all I got was a haunting reminder of the passage of time

Developer Response ,

Hey, sorry you had this experience! Please email us at support@babbel.com so we can take a look at your account for you - and suggest a fix.

240sxdesign ,

Coming from Pimsluer Russian

I studied Pimsluer Russian but the duration of time it took along with the lack of writing and visuals made it easy to speak but difficult to ensure I was saying the right thing, either pronunciation or the right version of the word within the sentence, such as “a” and “и.” I did make it through Stage 1 (of 3) with them and it made the beginning of this app very simple as I knew a good amount right off the bat, but this app ties in visual, auditory, muscle and speach in a way that’s much quicker and easier to understand what you are saying. I also found it really helpful the way they group the language together, and how they explain how and why certain parts of the language are the way they are. These concepts are essential to understanding the language but I was completely missing out with Pimsluer. It’s fast, fun and can be done in my free time. If I take a week off I can be confident to pick it all back up again rather than be faced with the choice to listen to a 45 minute seminar that I’ve already heard or go to the next one and not remember everything from last week.

Try the app out! It’s fun and refreshing!

Information

Seller
Lesson Nine GmbH
Size
195.6 MB
Category
Education
Compatibility

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Languages

English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish

Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© Lesson Nine GmbH
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. Spanish 3 months $29.99
  2. Spanish 1 month $15.99
  3. French 3 months $29.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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