Busuu: Language Learning 4+

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Busuu Limited

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Looking for the best way to learn a new language on your phone? Consider your search over. You’ve just discovered Busuu, a Chegg service – the award-winning app that makes mastering languages easier, more entertaining and effective for all.

Whether you’re learning for a higher grade, a career boost, mind-blowing travel experiences or for better conversations with your loved ones, Busuu has got your back.

Jam-packed with first-rate features, we’re helping over 120 million people overcome their learning struggles, from lack of time and motivation to problems with grammar and vocab. We do this by helping our learners achieve their goals, one milestone at a time – and we want to do the same for you.



How are we doing this? We’re glad you asked. Whether you’re learning on your iPad or iPhone, Busuu helps you...

– Master up to 13 languages
That’s right, 13! Learn English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Polish, Russian, Arabic, Dutch or Turkish with Busuu.

– Kiss goodbye to stressful timetabling
We’re serious. We organise your learning time for you with our Study Plan. Simply tell us when you want to study and for how long, then we’ll send you notifications to keep you on track.

– Ensure you never forget a word again
There’ll be no forgetting vocabulary on our watch. Avoid word memory blanks with the Vocabulary Review. It’ll help you revise, revise, revise and revise until the words stick.

– Master grammar, once and for all
Grammar. Everyone’s favourite topic. Well, it might be once you’ve tried our Grammar Review. From tough concepts like the subjunctive to the scary world of pronouns, we’ve got you covered.

– Master speaking with feedback from natives
You learn a language to speak it, right? You’re in luck: with our Conversations feature, we’ll connect you with our community of 120 million native speakers. They’ll be more than happy to help.

– Progress from beginner to upper intermediate level
Learning from scratch? That’s cool with us. Or learning after a long break? That’s okay, too. Busuu helps you find your level and work your way up.

– Learn from the experts
Our award-winning online courses are created by our ingenious language experts. They know their stuff, and they know how to help you reach fluency.

– Show off achievements with official certificates
With our Busuu language certificates, you’ll have ample proof of your language capabilities.

– Learn anytime, anywhere
Life can take you anywhere – and your learning should be no different. Download content on your iPad or iPhone and learn on the go with Offline Mode.


See what others have to say about Busuu:

● DtGV – Best Language App 2018
● 22 hours on Busuu = 1 college semester, according to a study


A lot of the features are free, but you will need a subscription in order to get access to all features of this app. Your subscription will automatically renew 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 Account Settings.
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What’s New

Version 25.14.0

Improved learning experience. New content. Bug fixes. Our experts have been working hard to make learning languages with Busuu easy and effective.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
15.8K Ratings

15.8K Ratings

Madmaxwilde ,

Great language app for beginners

I have used other language apps before (such as Duolingo) which are ok but Busuu breaks down the lessons in a more visual way.
I like how it can work you towards the recognised language standards (A1, A2 etc…) and uses a good mix of spelling prompts and examples of application in conversation. I really like the section where you can test yourself or brush up on the vocabulary and grammar you’ve already learnt - especially useful for when you’ve not used the app for a few weeks.
The ability to exchange tips with other learners is great and helps to understand how people ‘actually’ speak the language.

My only criticism is that the app doesn’t help you to understand why sentences are structured in the way they are when you struggle on something later in the app - i.e for each lesson it would do with a little question mark or hint button when your get a question wrong for something you should already know, so you can see why your answer was not accepted.

Edmund.P ,

Short comings spoil experience

Update: I’m done with this app. I really can’t be dealing with Busuu’s mistakes when it affects the ability to learn. Random words are not accepted as correct in the review sections, 新聞 is wrong but しんぶん is correct? 大判の新聞 is incorrect, おおばんのしんぶん is also incorrect as only おおばん の しんぶん with the spaces included is accepted as a correct answer. The conversations are still completely written in hiragana with no option to read kanji. How is anyone meant to progress learning their Japanese if the app just becomes a mess once you move past A1.

This is a good app for learning language but a few persistent errors make its frustrating to use. Doing my word reviews there are often mistakes between what is spoken/written and what You get a correct answer for. It’s really annoying to have to remember which sentences I have to listen to 彼らは but change it to 彼は simply because Busuu is mixed up. Another example is some grammar when you’ll hear 午後に新聞 being said and making sense, however it seems to only accept 午後新聞. LingoDeer gives the user the option to contest answers and say ‘my answer was correct’, a feature that is very useful but also I never need to use. The more time I spend on Busuu, the more frequent these issues crop up. It’d also be nice on the review section to see both the English and Japanese translation or at least have some settings to set personal preferences, especially when they’re charging £80 a year.

Developer Response ,

Hi, thank you for your feedback! We really want to help you with this issue, please make sure to contact us: team@busuu.com, we will get back to you ASAP.

Busuu team

Reviewer200200 ,

Love this so much

Hi all, I’m rating this 5 stars because this app gives you so much for so little. I’ve been learning French and Spanish for a little while now, and I’m really proud of how much progress I’ve made in so little time. Busuu helps you learn the right stuff at the right time when you need to learn it!! You learn in many different ways to help find how you learn best, and it gives a variety of how to learn. Two little things is that you can only learn one language at a time if you don’t but the premium. Also, it is really annoying that you can only have one learning plan despite how many languages you learn. It is really annoying because as my sister and I share the same account, there are two of us and there is only one learning plan. We are both big language people, and it’s just really annoying. If you could fix that, then that would be so awesome. I would definitely give 5 stars then.

However, when I payed for the premium, it really does unlock everything and is very helpful. But despite that, even without paying, I was the top of my class in French, so if you want to learn a language for travel, fluency, or anything else, and quick, then Busuu is really the app for you.

Developer Response ,

Hi, thanks for your feedback! We have shared these comments with the relevant department and whilst we cannot guarantee these changes will happen overnight, we certainly can confirm we take all feedback on board! Feel free to get in touch team@busuu.com, many thanks! Team Busuu


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