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Three free language apps!

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Technology can really enhance your language learning. Here are three free apps you can try!

1. Google Translate

This is a very useful app. When you open it, you will notice that there is a camera icon at the bottom. This allows you to translate menus, signs and guides that you may come across when exploring in a foreign country.

2. Duolingo

I used this app whilst at university to practise my French whilst travelling. All you have to do is select your mother tongue, the language you want to learn (*cough* English) then, lastly, you decide how much time you want to spend practising each day (between 5 and 20 minutes). This is a good way to practise your reading and listening whenever you have a free moment and you can also do some speaking exercises.

3. LearnEnglish Podcasts app

This is a good app for getting in some listening and reading practice simultaneously. Each episode is filled with information on everyday topics which can help you to widen your vocabulary and also help you to get used to the different sounds within different words.


Are there any other apps that you find useful for learning languages?