Although the summer sun seems distant at this point, the vacation season is only weeks away. If you are planning to travel abroad this year, you might want to learn the local language in advance. Babbel makes the process easy and fun, with interactive lessons that take just 15 minutes each day. Right now, you can get lifetime access to this highly-rated platform for just $159 at the PopSci Shop.
In the past, language learning was based around textbooks and CDs. For many of us, trying to master new words and grammar using this method seemed impossible.
Babbel updates language learning for the 21st century. Available online and on mobile, this app uses picture quizzes and speech recognition technology to enhance the learning experience. In addition, Babbel focuses on real-world vocabulary. This means you can put your conversation skills into practice faster.
Babbel has courses for 14 different languages, ranging from beginner to advanced levels. It only takes around 10–15 minutes each day, and you can download lessons for offline study. Babbel even provides a personalized review of each lesson to help you improve faster.
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