Ling - Language Lessons 4+

Learn Tagalog, Serbian, Khmer


Designed for iPad

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    • Offers In-App Purchases



Start 2024 by learning a language with Ling! Enjoy vocabulary for everyday conversations, audio from native speakers, and our newest feature - culture notes!

Unlock a world of language possibilities with Ling, one of the world’s fastest-growing language apps and Apple’s Great Apps For Education in 2023!

Crafted by language experts and embraced by 1M+ dedicated learners worldwide, Ling offers a fun and effective way to learn Asian and Eastern European languages all through convenient, bite-sized lessons.

Refine your speaking, reading, listening, and writing skills in one lesson and have real-life conversations in Thai, Serbian, Tagalog, Albanian, and more before you know it.


- Harder languages: That’s right, we teach hard languages that others wouldn’t dare to. That’s because most of our team is made up of diverse members throughout the Asian and European region and, therefore, understand the value and beauty of these lesser taught languages.

- Engaging and effective learning: Combines game-like lessons and delightful characters to keep you motivated and you get language proficiency.

- Proven methodology: Our app is meticulously designed and constantly under review by learning experts, employing a science-based teaching methodology that ensures long-term knowledge retention.

- Progress tracker: Set and achieve your language goals with playful rewards and achievements, turning your daily practice into a fun habit.

- Thriving community: Join over 1 million learners worldwide and stay motivated with our leaderboard.


“Great pace of learning with good vocabulary and grammar content." - Kirsch Ruck

"The chat bot impressed me the most as it was quite an innovative idea plus the fact that they actually use human voices to interact with the user." - Yakut Castanedo

"I would recommend the Ling App. It's a good resource for learning language and specifically, seeing language used in a dialogue." - Alexander


Afrikaans • Albanian • Arabic • Armenian • Bengali • Bosnian • Bulgarian • Burmese • Cantonese • Catalan • Chinese • Croatian • Czech • Estonian • Farsi (Persian) • Georgian• Hebrew • Hindi • Hungarian • Indonesian • Japanese • Kannada • Khmer • Korean • Lao • Latvian • Lithuanian • Malayalam • Malay (Malaysian) • Marathi • Mongolian • Nepali • Polish • Punjabi • Romanian • Russian • Serbian • Slovak • Slovenian • Swahili • Tagalog • Tamil • Telugu • Thai • Turkish • Ukrainian • Urdu • Vietnamese


- Monthly: $14.99 USD
- Half-yearly: $39.99 USD
- Yearly: $79.99 USD
- Lifetime: $149.99 USD

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What’s New

Version 6.3.3

Curious about how your Ling journey is unfolding? We’re here with some delightful updates:
- New Achievements Unlocked: Dive deeper into your learning adventure and earn more achievements! Each achievement represents a milestone in your language journey, designed to motivate and speed up your learning skills.
- Revamped Profile UI: We’ve overhauled your profile interface to give you a clearer, more comprehensive view of your statistics. Track your progress, see your strengths, and identify areas for improvement with ease.
- Based on what you told us, we’ve spruced up the “Sort Sentence” game in our vocabulary lessons. It’s now more fun and flexible than ever!
- We’ve zapped those bugs to smooth out your learning path.

Eager to explore more with Ling? Your next language adventure is just a tap away!
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Cheers to more joyful learning in 2024 with Ling!

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
5.7K Ratings

5.7K Ratings

stevenoniphone12 ,

Great app (add traditional character support pls)

Pretty solid, I love the languages offered. It’s a pretty great app if you get the paid version. I really wish though you could learn Chinese with traditional characters. I don’t really want to learn Cantonese (for the time being) but I also would prefer to use Bopomofo and Traditional Characters instead of Pinyin and Simplified (I just want the option I’m not saying take away simplifies of course). I would seriously love to see this feature come to the app, then I think I would use it a lot more often or consider it a major competitor with apps like LingQ. I love the offerings though, I think though some languages could use a bit more of an introductory part, like how the writing system works for Burmese for example. It kinda throws you in but it’s a good system and wonderful offerings of languages. I would really like to see a desktop version of this and also more configurations in the settings (also traditional characters pretty please 🥺🙏🏻) but it’s a great app you should give it a shot. I will change my review to 5 stars once traditional characters are added as an option.

Developer Response ,

Hi! I’m overjoyed that you love Ling and that you’re having a blast learning a new language. It’s also wonderful to hear that you find our app easy and fun to use. I hope you’ll continue to enjoy our app as part of your language learning quest and share it with your friends that also want to learn a new lingo or two. Remember to go to and log in the same way you do on your iPhone to learn on the desktop. We are also looking at improving our Chinese offering, so stay tuned for that. As it appears you already know, learning a new language can open up new opportunities and experiences for you, and I’m glad that Ling can help you achieve your goals with our various language games. If you have any suggestions or questions, please email me at, as I am always happy to hear and learn from our customers. Cheers! Nick

Lmjb ,

Good customer service, faulty product

I was really excited to see that Ling offered Slovenian, which is a small language not available in most other formats. I had learned a very small amount already, and I quickly realized that while the written words for boy and girl, for instance, were the words I knew, the spoken words did not match. Turns out there are a couple of different ways to say girl and boy in Slovenian, and one way was used for the written word and the other for the spoken words. Slovenian pronunciation is already difficult for an English speaker; someone trying to match the spoken and written words would have no chance. I used the error-marking capability to mark these and other errors, but there were so many I finally gave up.

To their credit, when I reached out to Ling, they were really nice and very responsive, which is why they have a couple of stars. But to release a language, not as a beta but as something you pay for, when it has so clearly not been vetted at a very basic level, is really irresponsible. A gain, these were very basic errors on simple words that started at the beginning of the lessons. I just logged on to see if they’d been corrected, but they haven’t.

If you want me to help test a language, that’s one thing. But I decided to pay for a year, so ai think that was $60 I can’t get back. I’ve given them opportunities to fix the errors; time to delete the app and cut my losses.

Developer Response ,

Hi! I’m disappointed to hear that you didn’t enjoy Ling as much as we had hoped. I regret that our app didn’t meet your expectations and that you didn’t find it helpful or fun. I know how important it is to have a good app that can help you learn a new language in a simple and engaging way. We’re always working hard to improve our app and add more languages and features, like our various language games, to help our community of learners learn something new every day. I want to make sure that you have the best possible app for your language learning goals and that you can have fun while learning, and that is why I am glad to announce we have made a number of improvements with our newest version of the app and I would love for you to try it again and please email me back with your honest feedback at and tell me what we can do to make your language learning journey more enjoyable. I value your opinion, and I hope you’ll try our app again soon. Cheers! Nick

TheScruggleIsReal ,

Sincerely disappointing experience

I downloaded Ling because it was the only app available with an Albanian course. That being said, my review is solely based on my experience with the Albanian course on Ling. The course is organized in a very strange manner and is riddled with an extreme number of errors. For instance, it tells you how the compound letter ‘gj’ sounds (like the ‘dj’ sound in jeans) and then gives an example word of xhep, which doesn’t have ‘gj’ in it at all. This type of error is commonplace throughout the lessons. The course starts by teaching you the words for boy, girl, man, and woman, which is sensible and similar to many other language courses. However, it then proceeds to teach you the words for twenty five, twelve, fourteen, and forty. How that random collection of numbers ever made sense enough to be approved and published is beyond me. The entire course needs to be edited and rearranged to make it even somewhat functional. One additional note, when I downloaded the app it said there was a free one week trial. However, when I downloaded the app it immediately charged me for a one year subscription. I would gladly pay for the subscription anyway, as I need to learn Albanian, but the way I was charged was dishonest at best. Moreover, with the current state of the Albanian course, I feel like I’m getting very little for the money. As the title of the review states, for me this has been a sincerely disappointing experience.

Developer Response ,

Hi there,

We would like to apologize for the poor experience you have had with us.

Regarding this matter, could you contact our customer support team for a solution? Please email us at

Thank you for your support.

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