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About this app

Don’t just learn a new language, master it! Completely free with no ads, Lectia is the first language learning app to offer in-depth content using real-life audio, video, and reading passages from countries where the target language is spoken.

Developed by language experts at the National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland, Lectia features:

- Language learning activities to build comprehension, vocabulary, and grammar that increase in difficulty as you progress

- Cultural, historical, and vocabulary notes
- Transcript and translation
- Highlighted text-tracking to help you follow along

- Extensive glossary


Choose from several languages:
Arabic | Bosnian | Burmese | Chinese | Croatian | Dari | French | German | Greek | Indonesian | Korean | Pashto | Persian | Portuguese | Russian | Serbian | Spanish | Thai | Vietnamese


Authentic materials created by and for native speakers:
- Local and national news reports
- Expert interviews
- Weather reports
- Apartment listings
- Product and service ads
- Recipes, and more!



Benefits of Lectia:
- No hidden costs or in-app purchases. Ever!

- No ads
- For all language levels (beginner, intermediate or advanced)!
- Proficiency test at the end of each level
- No wifi? No problem! Download lessons for offline study.

- Goal tracking feature to measure your progress
- Whether you’re already comfortable with the language or just starting out, Lectia has an option for you!



For 35 years, the National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland has been helping people understand each other and the world around them. To learn more about our work, visit us at www.nflc.umd.edu.


Connect with us!

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/umdnflc/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/NationalForeignLanguageCenter
Twitter: @NFLC_UMD
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/national-foreign-language-center
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nflc.umd.edu/

Got an idea? We want to hear from you! Share your feedback with us at nflc-feedback@umd.edu.
Updated on
Aug 8, 2022

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What's new

Production Lectia release