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.
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
Happy International Women’s Day! Today is all about celebrating the social, economic and political achievements of women around the world. It’s also about showing love for the women in your life! Last year we shared some history and traditions of this day. This year we want to bring your attention to the linguistic achievements of
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So imagine this. You’ve arrived in Berlin. You want to try and fit in as much as possible. Maybe you think of Germany and Dirndl, Lederhosen and Brezeln come to mind. Well rule number one for a weekend in Berlin: stay away from anything stereotypically German looking. These things are from the Bavaria region and have
You made Christmas 2017 special for orphans and children from low-income families in Cameroon! For every Premium subscription sold between 15th and 25th of December 2017 we made a donation to CAPEC (Cameroon Association for the Protection and Education of the Child), a non-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion of child welfare. CAPEC addresses issues such as
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Beautiful things work better – it’s a known fact. Today we’re really proud to release a new look for our Android app. Our award-winning and academically-proven language courses have never looked better. Making it even easier for you to learn It’s not just about aesthetics – our new look makes it easier for you to
It’s hard to imagine someone speaking Italian without moving their hands and face, right? This is because gestures represent an essential part of Italian communication. There are approximately 250 gestures used by Italians on a daily basis. Yes, 250! But where do they all come from? Gestures partly come from the Italian love for dramatic
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Starting work in an English-speaking company and want to get to grips with the office lingo? If you’ve ever used our Business English course before, you’ll know that it will help you communicate in various office scenarios, such as starting a new job, communicating in the office, working with computers and software and participating in
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As you may already know, Chinese New Year is here. On February 15th we celebrate the end of the Year of the Rooster and February 16th marks the start of the Year of the Dog! Maybe you’ve seen Chinese New Year celebrations in different places around the world, but do you know anything about the
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Roses are red, violets are blue… Yes, it’s that time of year again! Think roses, chocolates, cards, teddy bears… It’s Valentine’s Day! We want to make sure you’re ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day properly wherever you are in the world. So, we’ve decided to get as cheesy as possible this year and teach you a