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.
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.
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.
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.
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.