The 10 Best Apps for Learning a New Language


Despite what you may think, learning a new language doesn’t have to be hard. Whether you want to learn a language for travel purposes, for school, to better converse with a romantic interest, because you want to improve your job or work prospects or for any other reason, just know that technology is making becoming bilingual (or even trilingual) not only easier but more fun and more effective than ever. And with the apps and services listed here, you can learn not only in-demand languages like English, Spanish or Chinese but more niche languages like Hebrew, Finnish or Greek (along with dozens more). I’m completely convinced that in today’s modern world, the best ways to learn new languages are right here in this article. Goodbye books. Later expensive software. Rosetta Stone, meet your alternatives.

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Lingvist has some serious Geeks behind it (and I mean that in a good way). People who helped discover the Higgs Boson particle at CERN and people who helped build Skype. And their scientific, technical, data-driven approach shows in this consumer-friendly, smart language learning tool. The big claim here is that you can learn a new language in 200 hours. It helps you learn words and phrases that are statistically relevant (see what I mean about that ...

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