German Unity Day: Best Android Apps to Learn German in 2018
October 3rd is a special day in Germany. It commemorates that historic moment in 1990 when the Warsaw pact-aligned German Democratic Republic (aka East Germany) and the NATO-aligned Federal Republic of Germany (aka West Germany) were finally reunited.
Today, it’s easier than ever to learn German! Using your Android smartphone or tablet you can listen to foreign-language podcasts and radio, read the news, play games, learn vocabulary, and much more.
We’ve created a list of some of our most popular apps for learning German. Try one out, try them all out. Whatever you do, don’t delay. Get started learning German today!
Start learning German in just 5 short minutes per day. You start out by learning the basic words and phrases and then eventually start learning German grammar. This is a great app for beginners because it provides audio recordings of native German speakers.
This is a great app for learning German vocabulary. Every single one of the 6,000 words comes with an illustration, phonetic pronunction, and a recording of the word being spoken by a native speaker of German. The vocabulary is organized into 15 categories and 140 sub-categories.
Babbel is a popular language learning app with millions of users from all over the world. Both beginners and more advanced students will benefit from lessons designed by linguists. Use Babbel’s speech recognition technology to test your pronunciation!
Busuu is an app created by the virtual learning community Busuu – a leader in language learning. Provides audiovisual material with photos and recordings by native speakers, sections for vocabulary, dialogues and interactive tests, and access to the Busuu community that allows you to make friends and chat with native speakers.
Duolingo is a language teaching app that involves the student in a fun methodology where language learning is light, pleasant and effective. Through audio exercises, translation, sentence formation and image recognition-words, you gradually build a level in the selected language.
This nifty free app connects language learners with native speakers so that they can practice their conversational skills. (The target language can be practiced via text or audio.) HelloTalk’s goal is to make language learning fun and proudly boasts that you’ll never have to do homework!