HelloTalk - Language Learning 12+

Practice with native speakers

HELLOTALK FOREIGN LANGUAGE EXCHANGE LEARNING TALK CHAT APP

Designed for iPad

    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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Description

Practice languages with native speakers on HelloTalk! We recently introduced HelloTalk Live and Voiceroom - interactive language and culture events to help you master languages through the content you love!

HelloTalk, the original language exchange app, connects you with native speakers to practice languages (English, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, French, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, German, Italian, Russian, Arabic, Turkish, Hindi, Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese and 150+ more) for FREE!

HelloTalk equips you with learning tools such as translation and instant captions so you can learn by chatting with native speakers. Learn languages from locals around the world through livestreams and Voicerooms. Connect with expert hosts to discuss interesting topics with language partners in the learning community!

Why HelloTalk?
► The largest language exchange community
HelloTalk is a learning community made up of 40 million members from more than 150 countries around the world. Find the perfect language partner based on language, region, age, and more. With built-in learning tools such as translation, corrections, and instant captions, HelloTalk lets you communicate without barriers!

► Core features - Moments posts
Share Moments about language, culture, or travel to connect with native speakers. Discover new places, explore cultural traditions, and create an immersive learning experience from the comfort of home.

► Live
Tune in to free livestreams hosted by expert teachers to learn about language, culture, and more! Take a back seat and learn, or jump on stage for 1-on-1 practice with Live hosts. Practice languages and meet friends from around the world with supportive and educational livestreams on HelloTalk!

► Join a Voiceroom
Voicerooms are interactive audio events to practice languages with others in the HelloTalk community. Create a Voiceroom to discuss your interests, and meet awesome people from around the globe. Voicerooms are a great way to meet like-minded language partners - turn on the mic, speak up, and learn new expressions from others in the HelloTalk community

► 1-on-1 Language Lessons
Find the perfect language tutor with HelloTalk Lessons. Search the learning community for qualified tutors by language, lesson type, and kick start your learning journey with your own personalized language class!

Learning by interacting is the most direct way to learn a new language! We connect language learners worldwide to create a fun, supportive, and educational learning community.

What the world is saying about HelloTalk
“One of the best apps to help you learn a new language.” - 9to5Mac
"When you're ready to experiment with a foreign language, HelloTalk provides an excellent opportunity for interaction with other speakers." –PCMag
"HelloTalk, which connects native speakers with an apprentice, also offers language exchanges to its 20 million users in more than 150 languages." -Forbes

START PRACTICING LANGUAGES RIGHT AWAY!!!
Learn English and practice spoken English
Learn Japanese, practice spoken Japanese, and chat with Japanese
Learn Korean, practice spoken Korean, and chat with Koreans
Learn Spanish and practice spoken Spanish
Learn French and practice spoken French
Learn German and practice spoken German

Please note, HelloTalk is not a dating app. Although you can meet people from all over the world, HelloTalk is designed for language learning. Dating is not allowed in the learning community.

Learn more about the HelloTalk app:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Hellotalk/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/hellotalkapp

Send any feedback to support@hellotalk.com
- Privacy Policy: https://www.hellotalk.com/privacy-policy
- Terms of Use: https://www.hellotalk.com/terms-of-service

What’s New

Version 5.5.35

We made some bug fixes and performance improvements for an even better HelloTalk experience. Turn on automatic updates to enjoy the latest HelloTalk features!

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
37.4K Ratings

37.4K Ratings

madeline (@halycons_) ,

the absolute BEST app for language learners

when i tell you i NEVER write reviews i mean in my entire decade of using the App Store i have never felt strongly enough about any app to even consider writing a review but this app is honestly better than any app out there for language learning and i have used them ALL (the money costing ones too). it’s literally a form of social media for people who want to learn languages! like, i don’t know about anyone else but that is my dream come true. you can set it to show you people in your general age range too which is awesome because you’re socializing and talking about things that are relevant to you while also becoming more and more fluent in a language. i swear I’ve had the app under 24 hours now and i’ve learned more words than i think i’ve learned in total from other apps. even the actual lessons are interesting because they’re immersive and teaching words that you are interested to learn using scenarios you will actually find yourself in. and that is coming from someone who just listened to 20 minutes tops of lessons in a language i’d been putting off learning for years! and i DESPISE studying!
it seriously feels like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders especially now that i have something to do that isn’t frying my brain while i’m locked up in my house for quarantine. thank you so much to whoever thought up such a marvelous concept!

Leigha Babineau ,

A Good Intro and Good in Theory

If you're looking to expose yourself to more native content or speakers in a language you're learning, this is a great place to start! But actually finding solid advice and explanations is much harder haha.

I'm learning English > Japanese so my experiences may not be universal among the community, but the user-base as a whole could stand to be far more critical when giving feedback. People will let small mistakes slip through and give learners a pass despite the fact that what they are saying IS incorrect, probably to try and seem polite. And I've seen more than a few people giving straight up WRONG advice- mostly non-native English speakers explaining English to others, but theres been a few native speakers who explain things poorly or give incorrect feedback as well. I think the moments feature is really hindered by the inability to edit comments or corrections after you send them, and the way comments are ordered under posts can be really confusing. The fact that you can't reply to a comment, only tag them in your own under the same post, is mind boggling, especially because they're in reverse chronological order. There's also no way to "downvote" other peoples corrections in those instances where they're giving the wrong advice, which can lead to misunderstanding and misinformation. You basically just have to take all the advice you get from this app with a grain of salt.

Developer Response ,

Greetings! We're glad you like HelloTalk and totally understand that it still needs more work. To help us further improve and give you additional support, please contact us via email (support@hellotalk.com )with your HelloTalk ID or email registered with your HelloTalk account and we'll be able to help you further.

Pewdie111 ,

The best app on the App Store in my opinion

If you are learning a language, this app is a MUST have. Not only will you learn the language that you’re studying faster than on any other app, but you’ll have fun in the process. You’ll forget you’re even learning a language it’s so much fun. Because of this app, I now not only know how to speak German near fluently, but I also have made some of the best friends I could ever ask for. Ultimately, that matters to me more than learning any language. I also mentioned this app during my college essay. This app helped me grow as a person and broadened the horizons for me in terms of new friendships, a curiosity to explore the world, wisdom and linguistic knowledge. The essay was recently returned with an acceptance letter. I owe it to Hello Talk. I was recommended this app by one of my classmates who was using it, and I decided to give it a try a few weeks later, without too much excitement. The days that followed were some of the most productive, fun and eye-opening of my life, I swear, this app is awesome. Even now, one of my best friends in Germany and I laugh about how boring life would’ve been had we not downloaded this app at the right time and had never even gotten to say “hallo” to each other for the first time hahahahahaha

App Privacy

The developer, HELLOTALK FOREIGN LANGUAGE EXCHANGE LEARNING TALK CHAT APP, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

  • Identifiers

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Contact Info

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Purchases
  • Location
  • User Content
  • Identifiers
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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