The “World’s Largest Social Network for Language Learning”: Busuu
Name: Busuu (Visit Busuu)
Type: Language Learning Platform
Best Website For: Learning a Language and Speaking with Natives
Reason it's on The Best Sites:
Busuu is one of the more popular language learning sites. It is a freemium site. Users that don't opt for the paid plan will get access to the bulk of the material on the site which comes in the form of flash cards. There are some social networking features on the site that allow you to have correspondence with native speakers of the language you're learning.
All packed and ready for Russia but want to learn some handy football lingo before you get there? Or maybe you’re watching from home but want to get in the Russian football spirit? Whether you’re heading to there or not, learning some useful vocab will really enrich your overall experience. So I’ve spoken to my
Conducting academic studies plays an important role in improving the efficiency of learning a language with busuu. We wanted to find out about the behaviour of our learners and the success of their language learning with us. Fernando Rosell-Aguilar, Senior lecturer in Spanish and Open Media Fellow at The Open University, conducted a research study
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There are many definitions of the term “multilingualism”. Some linguists say that you’re multilingual if you speak one language and can say and understand words in another. For others, being multilingual is much more complex and depends on how fluent you are in the languages you speak. I personally think it’s a matter of the
Imagine you’re going on holiday to a foreign country and already know the basic “hello” and “thank you”. What if you could learn one more sentence before you get there? Which one would you pick? Forget about “Where is the train station?” or “What time is the next bus?” We all know that the best
If you’ve ever been to London, or you know someone who lives there, you probably know that the weather can be a bit of a sore subject. We’ve just had our first few warm sunny days of the year (long overdue!) and London has well and truly come to life! I always hear people saying
As you might already know, on 19th May Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are getting married! So, to make sure you’re 100% ready for the royal wedding and can watch it broadcast live in English from wherever you are in the world, here’s a handy guide to some useful wedding vocab. 1. Bride This is
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That means 10 years of globe-trotting, language learning and community building – and it wouldn’t have been the same without you.
Can you believe busuu is already turning 10? Over the past decade we’ve grown into the largest social network for language learning with more than 80 million users around the world. So let’s celebrate together with something special… Join in the birthday fun with the right vocab busuu wouldn’t be the same without you, so
Easter is here! I imagine that for a lot of you, the thing that comes to mind when you think about this time of year is eating loads of chocolate. Well, believe it or not, there is much more to this festivity! This year, we want to share with you some interesting Easter words and
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St. Patrick’s Day is here again! Taking place each year on March 17th, people celebrate this day to commemorate the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. What started as a religious feast day in the 17th century has evolved into loads of festivals across the world celebrating Irish culture. It’s now all