Every human is programmed to learn new words. But not everyone finds it easy to pick up vocabulary and grammar from dry textbooks. Mondly takes a different approach—thanks to speech recognition technology, this app lets you hone your pronunciation and practice your conversation skills on the go. Right now, you can get lifetime access for just $39.99 via the PopSci Shop.
Experts say that the best way to learn a language is total immersion. Mondly is the next best thing to spending six months abroad. This highly-rated app uses AI to help you master foreign tongues.
Starting from scratch, you learn your first words through fun picture quizzes. In addition, Mondly uses augmented reality to bring animals and objects to life.
Once you have a few words and phrases under your belt, Mondly gets you to start talking. The app starts up a conversation, and you have to reply using your new vocabulary. It feels like a very natural way to learn. As you progress, you can also take advantage of the built-in dictionary and verb conjugator tools.