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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 – 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 100 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.
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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 12 languages
That’s right, 12! Learn English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Polish, Russian, Arabic 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 100 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 official McGraw-Hill Education 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.
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See what others have to say about Busuu:
● EDITOR RATING: EXCELLENT - PC MAG
● 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.
You can manage your subscriptions through your Account Settings after purchase.
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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
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.
Best Language App Out There!
I just have to say bluntly that this app is incredibly effective and beneficial. No matter the language you are learning, it teaches you actual grammar concepts and how to use them, which I find remarkable. As far as I know, no other language app on the ’App Store’ teaches you a language in that amount of detail. I am learning Japanese on ’Busuu’ and I find it amazingly helpful and effective. I have tried a number of language apps to learn Japanese and apps specific to learning Japanese, and none match the matter of excellence and quality this app brings. I have yet to complete the Japanese course, but I have tried out a few of the last lessons on the Japanese course, and the Japanese they are speaking are actually very advanced, even for English! The dialogue even expects you to know what the people in the text are saying, without Rōmaji! (Rōmaji is the Latin aid of Japanese words. Example: ‘たこ’ is ‘Tako’ in Rōmaji, and ‘Tako’ means octopus in English.) This app really leads you to having an advanced foundation and in some cases, I believe can lead to fluency! I highly recommend this app and have had so much improvement in my Japanese! This app makes you actually ”want” to learn a foreign language and this app makes it easy by giving you bite-sized lessons! I really enjoy this app and am looking forward to seeing what other amazing things I can say and do in other countries, all from the help of this app!
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.
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- 131.5 MB
- Requires iOS 13.6 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 13.6 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 13.6 or later.
English, Arabic, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese
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