Ranked as the #1 selling language learning app in the world, Babbel has become the top leader in the online language learning industry with more than 1 million subscribers. The app adapts to your unique learning style and uses science-backed methodologies that speed up the language learning process thanks to its advanced technology. Babbel’s skilled team of language experts has carefully created interactive courses which consist of 8,500 hours of content in 14 different languages. 73% of Babbel users have indicated that they would be capable of having a basic conversation in their new language within just five hours of using the app.
What sets Babbel apart from other language learning apps is the fact that it is the only product out on the market to offer courses that are customized to your native language. For example, let’s say you’re a native English-speaker who wants to learn Spanish. Babbel’s expert team has created specialized courses that are based on your specific language pairing of English and Spanish, and the same goes for other languages. Babbel makes the whole learning process a lot smoother by giving you helpful tips in your native language along the way. This way the concepts sink in much more than they would without your native language.
Babbel has purposefully made its lessons only 10 to 15 minutes so that users retain more information and can easily fit them into their busy schedules. The material covered in the lessons includes vocabulary and grammar that people can actually use in everyday situations, such as ordering food at a restaurant or asking for directions while traveling. Another feature that is very useful is the personalized review sessions that Babbel uses to assess your strengths and the areas where you could improve.
The City University of New York and the University of South Carolina conducted research to assess Babbel’s effectiveness in language learning. What they found is that Babbel users learned Spanish quicker than users of Duolingo or Rosetta Stone. Furthermore, the researchers discovered that within just two months, 9 out of 10 Babbel users were able to improve their Spanish proficiency.