Duolingo is completely free with no ads or hidden fees. The reason its free is that the users create value by translating real-world documents while learning. Essentially, somebody who needs a webpage translated uploads it to Duolingo. That document then gets presented to Duolingo students who can translate it in order to practice the language they are learning. When the document is fully translated, Duolingo … [ Read more ]
Spanish NewsBites is a free language-learning website designed to help you learn Spanish at the same time as you learn about what’s happening TODAY throughout Spain and Latin America.
So just what is the Spanish NewsBites recipe?
Three to four times a week, we choose a news story from Spain or Latin America and adapt it for language learners. Often, it’s the kind of story you … [ Read more ]
Free Spanish grammar lessons with recordings.
Popling describes itself as “a website + desktop app for people who want to learn, but lack motivation.” Every few minutes as you work in other apps on your PC or Mac (you choose how often) Popling displays a question in a small window. Ignore it and it goes away…click it to see the full flash card. It’s learning, with no motivation required!
Language education site Busuu emphasizes the social side of learning a language. While Busuu has standard components such as vocabulary exercises with audio and writing units to test out your composition, the most interesting aspect is its ability to connect you with both people learning your language and native speakers of your language. You’re learning Spanish and someone else is learning English? Connect through Busuu … [ Read more ]