Babbel – Learn Languages

Babbel – Learn Languages

Babbel – Learn Languages

By Lesson Nine GmbH

  • Category: Education
  • Release Date: 2014-06-11
  • Current Version: 20.39.0
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 259.96 MB
  • Developer: Lesson Nine GmbH
  • Compatibility: iOS 10.0+
Score: 4.5
From 85,441 Ratings


Millions of people are learning languages with Babbel — the language app built by language experts. Why Babbel? Our short and effective language courses get you speaking with confidence. BABBEL WORKS: • Efficacy backed by researchers at Yale University: 100% of study participants improved their oral proficiency in 3 months* • After 10 hours with Babbel, Michigan State University researchers found: 96% of learners saw better test scores on grammar and vocabulary 73% of study participants became better speakers** ==================== Our language experts build every language course tailored to your native language. This way you learn Spanish and 13 more languages quickly and effectively. TRY BABBEL – DOWNLOAD THE APP AND TAKE A FREE LESSON ==================== LEARN 14 LANGUAGES: Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Turkish, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Dutch, Indonesian, and English ==================== Why are Americans learning languages with the Babbel language app? SHORT, EFFECTIVE LESSONS Easy to fit language lessons into your day LESSONS FOR EVERY SITUATION For travel, work, and more LISTEN, SPEAK, WRITE Well-rounded language practice PERFECT YOUR PRONUNCIATION Sophisticated speech-recognition technology RETAIN WHAT YOU LEARN Review feature that’s optimized to help you retain knowledge LEARN GRAMMAR IN CONTEXT Useful tips & tricks as you learn OVER 5,000 LANGUAGE COURSES Learn Spanish and 13 other languages with in-depth content, including more than 60,000 language lessons OFFLINE MODE Download lessons and learn anywhere ==================== Read Babbel Magazine to get tips, tricks, and interesting facts about how to learn languages: * Babbel Magazine: Follow us on social media for tips on language learning! * Instagram: * Facebook: ==================== 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: Terms of use: CONTACT US: Ideas, comments, or feedback? Email us at *Based on a study conducted with Babbel users learning Spanish. Van Deusen-Scholl, N., Lubrano, M.J. (both Yale University) & Sporn, Z. (Babbel), 2019. "Measuring Babbel’s Efficacy in Developing Oral Proficiency." **Based on a study conducted with Babbel users learning Spanish. Loewen, S., Isbell (both Michigan State University) & Sporn. Z (Babbel), 2018. “Learning Spanish with Babbel: Oral Proficiency Outcome in App-Based Foreign Language Learning”.


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Good teaching method, horrible app design

The way the app teaches works fairly well however there are several problems that have caused me a lot of frustration. The app has its own keyboard that doesn’t respond as well as my phones normal one and special characters are more difficult to type. The option to use my phones normal digital keyboard would be nice. All answers you submit are either wrong or right, a small spelling error and it counts it wrong. Which with the weird keyboard happens a lot. I would also like to see a optional button when you get a wrong answer that explains the correct answer. Couple this with some of the question types aren’t explained at all and I have to either get a wrong answer or have to figure out what the app want me to do (or both). The app is also slow between questions, it almost feels like it has a built in timer for the next portion. This might be because my phone is older but the app should be complex enough to slow it down that much. I prefer a bit faster experience as it keeps my mind more active. Lastly I would like to see the pages of the grammar rules written down without having to do exercises. I don’t really want to do an entire lesson to see them again. Overall I feel that the app will teach me a language but it just keeps frustrating me. It’s not so much the method of teaching the language but the app‘s Interface itself that is holding it back and I feel like I won’t stick with it for long and try to find another way to learn.
By proofroll

Want to review more on mobile app!!

Overall I think it’s great and I love my 15-20 min a day on Babbel. However, I really wish that they made the phone app review more like the browser version. The app only lets you practice a certain number of items per day with flash cards/fill in the blank etc., and you don’t get to choose the level or category of review (ie newer vs older material, topics, etc). This is available on the browser version and I’d really like it to be added to the iOS version as well!! Also, Swedish podcast please!!!! :) :)
By more reviews!

Should not have to pay for more lessons

This app helped me learn 3 sentences and that was good for me I liked it! But I didn’t like that I had to pay for more lessons. But nothing is free in life. Kinda a rip-off.😕
By BASEThooper!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The best language app there is

I absolutely love Babbel. It works better for me than Duolingo because it balances out the intuitive learning with bite sized grammar explanations and exercises that you don’t really get in a structured way on duolingo. The lessons are just the right size to be challenging but not overwhelming, the dialogues are interesting- never condescending like some language courses that make you feel infantilized- and the reviews very helpful. I am now speaking German at an intermediate level and plan to keep using Babbel to learn more languages after I’m fluent.
By Candide in Ohio


I have tried in the past to learn another language and this app is incredible. Not only do they have you listen, speak, read and write (LSRW) but you get immediate feedback on your progress and you move on. Using LSRW all at once you are really learning the language. I’m a literacy specialist and ELL teacher and this is using the best practices in language acquisition! I highly recommend Babble!
By Lalarunna

Not that great

I’m not happy because the program doesn’t allow you to repeat the lesson after you completed it.
By hdvkoute


Who knew you could learn a new language vs scroll on social media for hours😃I’m loving this app! Super fun and interactive!! I highly recommend!
By Tru boss

So So

Nothing compares to one-one. It takes practicing the language with another person to make sure it sticks. The trick is finding someone who knows German and is willing to work with you. Practicing bad ways just gets a person good at speaking a language in those ways, so make sure to practice speaking German or whatever language you’re learning correctly.
By kllondike

Funky interactive webpages

This app doesn’t respond well. It’s slow to the touch and is not very intuitive. I had a hard time putting a space between typed words and then I noticed a blank box that turned out to be the space bar. A tutorial would have helped in the beginning.
By Frack Burgers

Great app

I love this app but it is mostly business and not every day words or conversations I think that there should be a category to choose from.
By Desertgirl2020


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