Babbel – Learn Languages

Babbel – Learn Languages

By Lesson Nine GmbH

  • Category: Education
  • Release Date: 2014-06-11
  • Current Version: 20.13.0
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 175.24 MB
  • Developer: Lesson Nine GmbH
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 26,486 Ratings

Description

Learn Spanish, French, Italian, German, and many more languages with Babbel. Developed by a team of language learning experts, Babbel has helped millions of people speak a new language with confidence. THE BABBEL METHOD Here’s what makes Babbel more effective than any other language learning app: 1. Confidence — Our goal is to get you speaking from your very first lesson. And our elegantly designed courses give you the confidence to get there. We teach you how to engage in practical, everyday conversations, making it easier for you to have authentic experiences in your new language. 2. Comprehension — Our lessons immerse you in relevant culture and real-life conversations. We want you to really take in the language, not just memorize useless phrases. And we provide helpful hints in English (or your native language) to make your new language more relatable. 3. Retention — We know you’re busy. That’s why our lessons are short but sweet: about 10-15 minutes, and designed to send your new language straight to long-term memory. We regularly refresh your memory with our dynamic review sessions, which target areas where you need improvement most. Finally, we make sure you really grasp what you’re learning by bringing it back later in a new context. FEATURES • 14 languages to choose from • 10-15 minute, bite-sized lessons that fit conveniently into your schedule • Lessons covering a wide range of useful topics, from travel to business (and more!) • Speech recognition technology to keep your pronunciation on point • Courses at a variety of skill levels, making Babbel ideal for both beginners and more advanced learners • Our robust Review Manager helps you retain new vocabulary • Learning progress that’s synchronized across all your devices, so you can easily pick up right where you left off LANGUAGES Spanish, French, German, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Turkish, Polish, English, Indonesian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, and Norwegian WORKS FOR YOUR GOALS After just one month, you will be able to speak confidently about practical topics, such as: • Transportation • Shopping • Directions • Making friends and socializing • Dining And much more! WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT BABBEL “Babbel is one of the stalwarts of the online language-learning sphere.” -The Next Web “Babbel’s lessons, unlike Duolingo’s, first focus on building basic conversational skills.” -The Economist “Babbel exceeds expectations, delivering high-quality, self-paced courses in 13 languages.” -PC Magazine *Named 2016’s “most innovative company in education” by Fast Company* *The World’s Highest Grossing Language Learning App* PLEASE NOTE You will need a subscription in order to get access to the full learning materials for one language. Each subscription will be automatically renewed 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 iTunes Account Settings. When a subscription is canceled, access to the app’s courses and features will expire at the end of the current payment period. You'll get access to all courses for the following durations: 1 month 3 months 6 months 12 months Privacy policy: https://about.babbel.com/en/privacy/ Terms of use: https://about.babbel.com/en/terms/ GET IN TOUCH : Any ideas, comments or feedback? Then we’d love to hear it! Email us at support-mobile@babbel.com YOU CAN ALSO... ...visit us at www.babbel.com ...like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/babbel.languages ...watch us on Youtube: www.youtube.com/user/LessonNine …follow us on Twitter twitter.com/babbel or on Instagram: instagram.com/babbel.languages/ Team Babbel

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  • Money, money , money

    1
    By I_am_not_paying
    Behind every app is how they can take Your money. Nobody want to help You, to teach You or to help You learning something. They all want Your money. This app is the exact example of this. You finish Your first lesson and then the magic start. If You want to countinueYou have to pay, pay and pay. I delete the app immediately and then they start sending emails offering you to continue, discounts, questins type" where are You", " we are missing You ", " why you are not log in for few days". Don't even waste Your time with this app....
  • WILL NOT WORK!

    1
    By Stakooza
    Paid $29 for 3 month sub. Received immediate receipt from Apple. Babbel account says my daughter has an active account, when we go to start a lesson it tells us we need “access,” and leads us back to the subscription plan tiers. No response from app support. Spend more money on your flipping app, and not your flipping TV commercials!! Fix it or refund us.
  • Easier than some

    5
    By Draeviidew
    I don’t have great language aptitude, but wanted to work to learn one, as it is supposed to be good for the mind. I am pushing 60, so learning anything new is tough, but I like this and have it for a year, so we’ll see.
  • You must Pay for everything

    1
    By Truth,loyalty,and fighter
    First off. Me getting this app was thinking this was gonna be FREE and like another nice language learning app like Mondly or Duolingo or Busuu. But instead after you finish the first lesson of every module you can either start the next first free lesson of the next module that you might not even understand or pay a subscription. Like $15 a per month. The prices for subscription are just way to much for me. Like I don’t mind $2 or $5 a month or two but $15 EVERY MONTH For a lesson from an app I don’t have much experience with. How do you expect me to pay that by the second lesson. I don’t even know if this app will really help me learn and your asking for this much money??! Are you serious?!...this ain’t it chief.
  • It’s great to brush up on a language I’ve learned

    4
    By Meladelgra
    This app is great for me on trying to brush up and use the French I learned in high school. It’s been over 25 years since I learned the basics but I never really had a chance to use my French speaking skills until now. Babble has been great and I love that I can do the courses during my early morning work outs!
  • I liked the app but no longer works

    2
    By K.Niikol
    I used this app for a while but it hasn’t worked now for a full month. It says in error mode.
  • There are better-designed learning alternatives out there

    1
    By Dubficianado
    I used Babbel unpaid for a while, after which I decided to splurge for the paid version, all in an effort to learn Portuguese. I have since discovered after letting my paid subscription expire that there are better paid alternatives out there. Heck, I'd go as far as to claim that the free version of Duolingo is better for learning than the paid version of Babbel. Babbel's price tag is simply indefensible. My main gripe with Babbel is the incredibly annoying auto-advance feature that prevent the learner from listening to a sentence featured at the end of an exercise as many times as they need to. Too often I found myself asking: "Wait.... What did he/she just say?” and then realized that there was no way of hearing that particular sentence in that particular part of the exercise without redoing the entire exercise again, which was irksome, to say the least. Secondly, some of the voice actors they use are just awful and just a pain to listen to. One guy in particular comes to mind..... he always sounded drunk and half asleep...... with his mouth full of food. It was like listening to a Portuguese Droopy. All in all, Babbel is a decent concept. Having paid for it once, however, I could never be convinced that I got my money's worth.
  • Money grab

    1
    By Rufustnelson
    Starts charging $26 a Month with no warning.
  • Can’t cancel!!

    1
    By Tnrchrds2
    There is nowhere to cancel in the app or website. Not good
  • The sync is messed up

    1
    By Sidharathc
    Bought my subscription online and used it on the web but nothing reflects on the iPad app. I’m hoping that sync is a big feature with an app over multiple platforms else how am I supposed to keep progressing while traveling or while on my desk. Not cool

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