Busuu is a digital language-learning app with over 90 million registered users. The resource offers vocabulary and grammar practice through short, self-paced study exercises. It also has a social aspect that allows users to get writing and pronunciation feedback from native speakers. It is available on the web, iOS, and Android.
The layout is great, and the quality for non-Asian languages is decent, but there were significant errors in the Chinese course.
It has some good explanations but doesn’t often offer much in the way of in-depth explanations.
Busuu is relatively inexpensive, but there are more thorough and efficient resources out there.
The layout is easy to use and engaging
The conversation lessons are especially useful
The social feature is great
WE DON’T LIKE…
Translations aren’t provided for some exercises.
The Chinese course is low-quality.
The grammar explanations and practice could be better.
|Subscription Length||Premium||Premium Plus|
|Three months||$8.33/month ($24.99)||$9.66 ($28.98)|
|Six months||$5.82/month ($34.92)||$6.66 ($39.96)|
|12 months||$5.41/month ($64.92)||$5.74 ($68.88)|
Languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Polish, Turkish, Russian, and Arabic