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Learn Spanish, French, Italian, German, English, Chinese and 6 other languages. Language learning is simple, fun and effective with Busuu. You can even fit language learning into your daily schedule with the help of our study plan. 90 million users are already learning languages with Busuu! Join them today and learn a language!

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We tested our app against other language learning apps such as Babbel and Duolingo with the university of New York, and they found that, “ Among all the language learning apps studied so far, the efficacy of Busuu is the best. ” – Roumen Vesselinov, City University of New York.

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HIGH QUALITY CONTENT
Our language courses are created by our talented language experts who are native speakers in English, German, Spanish, Italian, French, Russian, Portuguese and more!

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SPEAK LIKE A LOCAL
Learn how to order a croissant in French, greet your friend in Spanish, buy a train ticket in German or ask a local for direction in Italian. No matter which language you choose to learn, Busuu offers you the closest thing to living in that country.

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IMPROVE YOUR LANGUAGE SKILLS
Our courses cover grammar, vocabulary, speaking, writing, reading and conversations. You can even learn basic Japanese and Chinese characters with Busuu. Practice your writing and speaking skills with native speakers and help others in your native language using the social feature.

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TAKE THE PLACEMENT TEST
How good are you in Spanish vocabulary? Or do you already speak basic German. Don’t worry, we have both beginner and intermediate level courses adapted to what you already know. Take the language placement test and find your starting level!

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TRAVEL LANGUAGE COURSE
Are you travelling to a new country and don’t know the local language? Our bonus travel course covers all the survival phrases for your next holiday.

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OTHER FEATURES
Offline mode - download lessons and learn languages on the go without Wi-Fi
Official language certification – take the end level test and earn an official McGraw-Hill Education language certification for Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Italian and English
Study plan - We will create a personalised study plan for you to keep you motivated and help you achieve your language learning goals!

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LANGUAGES WE OFFER
Learn Spanish, German, French, Italian, English, Russia, Chinese, Japanese, Turkish, Brazilian Portuguese, Arabic and Polish

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PLEASE NOTE
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.

You can manage your subscriptions through your Account Settings after purchase.
Privacy policy: https://www.busuu.com/en/privacy/
Terms of Service: https://www.busuu.com/en/terms/

What’s New

Version 21.3.0

Thank you for updating! We are always working hard to improve the app at Busuu.

We have released new lessons for English and Japanese learners. We have also released a brand new French Business Course. We hope you enjoy them!

If you enjoy using Busuu, please rate and review us. Questions? Feedback? We’d love to hear from you. Email us at team@busuu.com.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
57.5K Ratings

57.5K Ratings

CeliaRogers ,

Best language learning app

This app is the best ive found for learning a language. It doesn’t just teach you sorts to memorize. It teaches you grammar and also how to use the words you’ve learned in context. For example it taught me verb conjugations in Spanish for regular -ar-er and -ir verbs. You can also get certificates right in the app. Most features are free too and the premium subscription is 7.99/mo I think. They will even give you a one week free trial of premium. But as I said most of the features are free to use. This app is not translation based and doesn’t use spaced repetition. It’s structured like a course you might take in school. Oh and they have these excersises where you write something or record yourself in your target language and it gets corrected by native speakers. And if they’re learning your native language, you can help them by correcting they’re work. I could rave about this app all day. Just try it. Oh did I mention that it helps you review. But it’s not pushy about it. You can also take a placement test to find your level, so if you already know some things in your target language you can skip the words you already know and learn new things immediately. It’s completely different to Duolingo Memrise, drops etc. you won’t get how cool this app is until you’ve tried it. I have literally no complaints. Please devs keep everything the same forever. I tried to think of something the app could improve on, but failed. Please try this app.

ViolettedeParis ,

Great App

I have recommended this app to some of my English students because it's a great way to improve your English. I'm studying French and I love the translated dialogues they have on the ends of many of the units. They use native, non-robotic speakers and speak at a natural pace so you can hear the linking of words. I also enjoy the visuals and how they contextualize all of their wonderful flashcards with sentence examples of the words. I have a few suggestions for improvement. First, they often will throw 3 to 5 complicated rules at you and then have you practice them all at once as if you should have digested all of that info at once. I think they should introduce one rule then have you practice that one and build on that. Also, often there is no audio or translation in many of the activities and I believe that's a big loss to the student. That's one place where duolingo wins out because they are good about that. Also, I'd love more review, so past rules and lessons are woven into the new ones. Also, not a fan of the high pitched ding sound that you can't turn off. Overall very impressed and excited to keep using it. Update: Buusu is my favorite language learning app by far and far surpasses duolingo because more practical language is taught and grammar isn’t ignored. I’m studying Spanish on it now and wish I had a non-Castilian option because I’m looking to communicate with Mexicans and Latin-Americans who don’t use vosotros or that th sound for the s.

JustAFriendlyUser ,

Surprisingly helpful and efficient!

I love how easy it is to use, and how amazing the community is. The lessons are designed very well and the app is extremely easy to use. Just pick a language you want to learn and let the app guide you the whole way through. It’s pretty straight forward and eventually you will be familiar and hopefully fluent in whatever chosen language. I strongly suggest you try out the community feature where you can find people to help you, correct your mistakes, ask for feedback, and even socialize. It’s incredibly easy to find people and make friends. I’ve been using this app for a few days to learn French and I have already learned about 60 words. The ONLY con I can think of is that during lessons you are required to listen to a voice saying words and phrases. This could potentially be a problem because sometimes it can be hard to hear what word or phrase they are saying, especially when they talk too fast. Other than that, everything works like a charm. I don’t ever write reviews but I thought I should praise a high quality app that actually helped me accomplish something. Honestly, it is quite fun learning a new language even if you aren’t serious in becoming fluent, and that’s where this app really shines... it makes it FUN and NOT boring to learn. Anyways, I love this app and I think it’s a great tool to pass the time and learn a new language fairly easily.

Information

Seller
Busuu Limited
Size
198.5 MB
Category
Education
Compatibility

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Languages

English, Arabic, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese

Age Rating
4+
Copyright
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. Premium Membership $9.99
  2. Premium Membership $49.99
  3. Premium Membership $64.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

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

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