Babbel is an online language learning software and e-learning platform available in fourteen different languages.
Registration with Babbel is completely free of charge and the first lesson in every course, in every language, is free to try. Babbel will charge if you want full access to the courses in your learning language, but all other parts of Babbel are free to use.
Busuu is a language learning website and smart phone application that offers high quality courses in 12 different languages including Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Turkish, Arabic and more. A partnership with McGraw Hill Education allows for official certification of language curses for the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). Available for iOS and Android devices through the App Store or Google Play. Download is free, this includes 20 complete learning units, more courses and features available in monthly packages, prices may vary.
Digital Dialects offers games and activities to learn a new language. The website hosts 79 language sections, a list of which can be found on the language learning games index page. They have created interactive flashcards with audio for learning many languages and also include picture dictionaries.
Duolingo is a free language-learning platform that includes a language-learning website and app, as well as a digital language proficiency assessment exam. Duolingo offers all its language courses free of charge.
Easy Languages is a video and podcast series that showcases language as spoken in the streets and among friends. Their goal is to help you learn languages in a fun and authentic way. They are based in Berlin, Germany, but operate with a global network of producers.
HelloTalk is a language learning application that allows users to interact with native language speakers and features over 100 different languages. This app is free to download for both iOS and Android devices on the App Store and Google Play. Free to download with one free language, more can be accessed with in app purchase.
This site includes vocabulary lessons in more than 25 languages, complete with audio recordings to help you learn pronunciation. The vocabulary lessons are perfect for both audio and visual learners because they incorporate images with each audio file.
Memrise is a language learning website and application that uses its community of language users to enhance the learning experience. Courses are offered for French, Spanish, Japanese, German and more. Available for iOS and Android devices through the App Store of Google Play. Application is free to download, some advanced features require paid membership.
This free collection features lessons in 48 languages, including Spanish, French, English, Mandarin, Italian, Russian and more. Download audio lessons to your computer or mp3 player and you’re good to go.