Babbel offers thousands of hours of interactive courses that are fun and effective. Put your new language in context and stay actively engaged with relevant scenarios – from travel to work to hobbies to social situations. Our course objectives are based on the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages.
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Founded in 2007, Babbel is the world’s first language learning app. A leader in the online language learning industry, Babbel is an international success with millions of active subscribers and ranked as the world’s #1 innovative company in education. Our meticulously designed courses guarantee you language skills you can use right away. Babbel is the shortest path to real-life conversations; 73% of our users indicated that they’d be able to have a short, simple conversation in their new language within five hours of using Babbel.
Designed for your success
At the core of Babbel is a world-class, empirically-proven method that enhances language learning with advanced technology. Our language experts obsess over how to bring you the best quality in modern language learning, covering more than 10,000 hours of content in 14 languages, from Spanish to Indonesian. Babbel is the only product to offer courses tailored to your native language, building on grammar and vocabulary you already know. Audio examples and dialogues are recorded with real native speakers, not automated computers, empowering you to speak correctly and confidently. Time tested strategies such, as cognitive research and communicative didactics, optimize how new vocabulary and grammar is received, saved and recalled. Babbel trains your brain to learn constantly and efficiently, so you absorb more information while in the app and continue learning outside of it. Babbel is a premium product and our iOS and Android app makes our practical language lessons available wherever and whenever. With no ads and a transparent, subscription-based business model, we work directly for our learners — not for any third party. And it’s all supported by a fast and dedicated customer service team, available via telephone, email and online chat.
Learning tailored to your needs
Babbel cares about you — how you learn, what you’re interested in learning, and how best to teach you. Whether you learn best by reading, writing, speaking, seeing or listening, Babbel addresses your individual learning type. Our content is about real-life topics that are relevant because we know what matters to you is what sticks best.
The Babbel Method
Every language learner needs a great teacher to pave the way in mastering a new language. This is why Babbel has a world-class didactic method at its core. Our experts obsessed over the strongest academic learning practices and cherry-picked empirically proven, time-tested strategies to teach languages. They then successfully translated a rich didactic encyclopedia into the digital world. The result is a powerful curriculum available at your fingertips — wherever you may be and whenever you want to learn.
Babbel was among the first to pioneer online language learning, creating a powerful app that combines communicative didactics, cognitivism, behaviorism and constructivism. Progressive lessons are connected together as an interlinking framework, with each step building towards the next. This guarantees learners the shortest path to real-life conversations by:
- Babbel | Immersing you in a new language through real-life dialogues that get you speaking right away
- Babbel | Building each course based on your native language and personal interests
- Babbel | Employing proven cognitive techniques that move new vocab to your long-term memory
- Babbel | Using human voices and speech recognition to get you speaking confidently