There are many reasons people want to learn a new language. For some, it is just a hobby, for others it can create better employment options and then there are those who want to learn as much as they can before they take to the skies on their next international vacation. Whatever the reason, if you are someone who is looking to pick up a new language or improve on what you have learned so far, there are a number of Android apps designed to make the learning experience an easier one and sometimes, even a fun one. Here are ten language learning apps for Android that are currently worth checking out.
Memrise Learn Languages Free
Starting off today's list of language learning apps is Memrise. This is an app which looks to make learning a language a little more fun. As such, you can expect this app to offer up images that while amusing can also be used to associate with the word or phrase looking to be learned.
Learn Languages: Rosetta Stone
For those interested in learning a language, Rosetta Stone should need no introduction. This is one of the leading companies in home language learning and this is the official app. If you are looking for a tried and tested way to learn a language, then this might be the one to check out.
Learn 50 languages
Learn 50 languages is an app which is designed to install the basics of language learning. As a result, this app offers up 100 lessons which will look to provide a better vocabulary and understanding of the language you are trying to learn. Not to mention, this one offers 2,500 language combinations, so there should be just about something for everyone.
busuu: Fast Language Learning
Like Memrise, busuu is another app which looks to inject an aspect of fun into the language learning experience. However, the number of languages on offer with this one is more limited with only eleven languages available. That said, if the language you are interested in learning is one of them, then this could be an app worth checking out.
Babbel – Learn Languages
Babbel is another app which is slightly limited on its selection with only 13 languages to choose from. Not to mention, you will need a subscription to be able to get access to the full course. However, the first lesson is free to check out, which is an ideal way to see if this is an app which is more suited to your learning tastes.
Duolingo: Learn Languages Free
Duolingo is another app which will likely not need more of an introduction to those interested in language learning. While being a very popular service in general, this is an app which has been downloaded a seriously large number of times. Another app which offers a tried and tested method.
Phrasebook – Learn Languages
Next up is an app which looks to offer more of a travel-related language learning experience. If you are not so keen on learning a language from the basics up and would prefer to be more proficient in phases that you might need when traveling, then this could be an app worth checking out.
HelloTalk Global Community
HelloTalk is a little bit different to most of the other apps on here, as this one places its focus on the social element. Therefore, this app has been built on the premise that users can help each other to learn languages more effectively. If this sounds like your type of learning, then this should be a good app to test out.
Learn Chinese – ChineseSkill
While most of the apps on this list do offer the option to learn Chinese, if you are interested in this particular language then this is a good app to go with. As well as having access to a good deal of Mandarin-based learning tools, this app will also help you learn to write in Chinese characters as well.
Innovative Language 101
Closing out the list today is another option which offers a variety of languages to learn. Innovative language 101 places more of a focus on audio and visual aids to help in the learning process and as a result, this app comes with a number of tools to help. Although, this is one which again will require a subscription to get full access, but it does also offer a free seven-day trial to test out the service.