Busuu: Learn & Speak Languages

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About this app

Learn a new language by building confidence from day one. Connect with a supportive community of native speakers for language exchange and real life conversations. Easily see what needs more revision, from pronunciation to writing and learn languages faster.

Learn Spanish 🇪🇸, Japanese 🇯🇵, English 🇬🇧, French 🇫🇷, Italian 🇮🇹, Portuguese 🇧🇷, German 🇩🇪, Korean 🇰🇷, Polish 🇵🇱, Russian 🇷🇺, Turkish 🇹🇷, Arabic, Chinese 🇨🇳 & Dutch 🇳🇱.

★ Google Play – Editor’s Choice ★


Learn Spanish

Learn languages to communicate with confidence. Learn Spanish whatever you are beginner or intermediate. Learn Spanish to hold a real life conversation with the support from our community of native speakers, plenty of opportunities to practice writing, reading, listening, and speaking Spanish. Even improve your Spanish pronunciation by audio learning.

Learn Japanese

Japanese learning that helps you progress from beginner lessons to a intermediate. Build confidence via language exchange and get feedback from people fluent in the language you’re learning and feel ready for real life conversations
. Access unique lessons covering real life conversation phrases for hiragana, katakana, kanji and our dedicated manga course. Our Japanese course covers all the skills you need in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Choose from 14 languages

From beginner lessons to intermediate levels, Busuu offers free complete courses designed by experts in 14 different languages. Learn Japanese, French, Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, German, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish. Our expertly crafted courses are designed to help people learn languages in a range of difficulties, learn Spanish and French to Chinese and Japanese there are intermediate or beginner lessons for you.


★ Features ★

Learn together

Get feedback on how the language you’re learning is really used in a real life conversation so you can speak like a local,
Connect with and learn alongside our language exchange community. Grow your confidence for real life conversations even with beginner lessons.

Up-to-date Course content

Our courses are regularly updated and include video flashcards with audio learning to make it easier to learn Japanese or Korean or your chosen languages . Plus opportunities to get tips from native speakers to dedicated courses on inclusive French and Korean Hangeul. Get skills in speaking for real life conversations.

Confident in real life conversations

Whether you learn languages for business, travel, school, or pleasure, being able to hold real life conversations are the ultimate goals, utilize our language exchange community to meet your learning goals with motivating features like daily streaks and regular checkpoint tests.

From comprehension exercises built around real articles from El País for Spanish learning to our new manga-based Japanese learning course. Start a course, benefited from feature like audio learning and flashcards. Get reminders to help you learn languages and get to the intermediate level quicker.

Smarter revision tools for language learning
Go over tricky vocab and grammar at your own pace to make real progress as a beginner to intermediate. Whether you’re learning Chinese, Japanese, Spanish or more. Busuu is designed to help you learn languages efficiently while having fun via language exchange.

Busuu, a Chegg Service.

★ Rated excellent by PCMag ★


Subscription is required for full access. Read our terms and conditions: https://www.busuu.com/en/terms

Privacy policy: https://www.busuu.com/en/privacy

Need some support?

We’re here for you in 15 languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Polish, Russian, Turkish, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese & Indonesian.
Updated on
May 23, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 5 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

711K reviews
May 26, 2024
pretty expensive for sub and some features, like reviewing words, don't workb it always gives me the same words to review and just brings up all saved words when clicking on weak, strong, etc. I even had trouble when I tried to sign up for a trial and then pay for a sub. Additionally, there are no options to turn off romanization and community features. I like the grammar lessons though and the lessons are fun and interactive, but there should be way more typing and pronunciation practice.
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May 28, 2024
Hello, Thanks so much for the review! But rest assured that We've taken note of your request and will pass it on to the Education team 🤗, If you wish to send us more detailed feedback, don't hesitate to get in touch with us directly on tam@busuu.com Thank you for your cooperation! Busuu team
Rachelle Shreve
May 14, 2024
I really like how this app explains grammar rules, makes you spell the words out, and challenges you with similar options for multiple choice. It has a vocabulary bank that you can refer back to! I love that you can connect and get feedback from a native speaker quickly, and help others learning your language too. The app is a little slow to load up, but that is my only complaint.
29 people found this review helpful
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May 11, 2024
Lots of great real world examples, practical vocabulary (no rhinoscheroses here), real native speakers. There are a few bugs in the app - when I try to go to "review lesson" it goes to the loading screen "preparing your review" and I can hear the speaker start the lesson, but the lesson doesn't load on the screen - it just stays stuck on the "preparing your review" screen. Update: uninstalled, reinstalled,still have the same issue with review lessons not loading.
26 people found this review helpful
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May 13, 2024
Hello Melissa, Please contact us at the following e-mail address: team@busuu.com, and our team will be happy to help you. We look forward to hearing from you. Sincerely, Busuu Team

What's new

No time to learn a language? Juggling work, studies, gym, family, friends and other hobbies?
Take the stress out of learning languages with a personalised and adaptive Study Plan that fits around your life.
Set your goals and your schedule
Generate a plan based on your availability
Work towards an estimated completion date, in small, achievable steps
Learning a language has never been simpler.