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Language Learning Apps

Language learning has never been more accessible with the advent of dedicate language learning software, sites, and services. From commercial suites such as the well known Rosetta Stone, to sites dedicated to language learning that exploded in popularity like Duolingo and Memrise, there are more options to ease your way into the world of learning a new language than ever before!

  1. Ninchanese.com is a complete method to learn Chinese, built for beginners and advanced Chinese learners alike. It offers an effective and entertaining way for you to learn to read, write, speak and understand Chinese.
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  2. FLTR (Foreign Language Text Reader) helps you to do both extensive and intensive reading as part of your foreign language acquisition in an easy and pleasant way. Prerequisite is an installed Java Runtime Engine (JRE) from Oracle or OpenJDK.


  3. Pimsleur Unlimited combines the interactivity of software-based learning tools with the convenience and power of the portable Pimsleur Method
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  4. Learn a language through mass exposure to useful vocabulary in context.
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    • iPad
    Learn Spanish, French, German, Russian, and English with Lingvist – a hyper-efficient vocabulary builder that uses AI to improve your memory.
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  5. Lyrics Training is a simple and fun method to improve your foreign languages skills like English, through listening to the music and typing the lyric of the songs.
  6. Learning with Texts | Save Vocabulary in Content with Sentences you read - Save new words and sentence that matters to you when you read any languages (learn English, Spanish, French..) - Learn your saved vocabulary in context.
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    Toucan will teach you Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese and French without ever opening a textbook. Install in seconds ? It only takes two clicks to get started Browse the internet ?
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  7. BABADADA.com works with the idea of a classic picture book and is thus usable in a very simple manner and without background knowledge of the user. The platform is based on a range of subjects, which are illustrated on the website in the form of images.
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    SuperMemo (from "Super Memory") is a learning method and software package developed by SuperMemo World in Poland from 1985 to the present.
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    Mandarin learning with fun and engaging stories. Receive in your inbox a daily Chinese graded reader story with new characters, one-click dictionary, professional audio, etc.
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  8. GermanPod101.com offers a unique learning experience that cannot be found in conventional classrooms. In addition to offering lessons that can be completed on your own time, we approve all of the content we release through a certified German teacher.
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    AnkiApp is a simple, efficient, flashcard app that lets you study at your own pace, whenever you have time. Study sessions are as quick as 1 minute or less. It works on phones, tablets, and desktop browsers, and synchronizes automatically between all your devices.
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  9. A website for learning new words in many languages using images.
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    • Chrome OS
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    • Google Chrome
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    • Firefox
    Vocabla is an app for building your English vocabulary. It can help you learn 300+ English words/month. How it works: New English word? Add it to Vocabla. Memorize it.
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