Learning a new language is recommended for so many reasons; not only will you have an easier and more pleasant time when you visit a foreign location, it is proven that learning a new language is good for the brain. New connections are created in the brain when you make the effort of learning a new language. Plus, people may find that their memory improves and of course there is an exhilaration of tackling something new and challenging as well.
So, considering all these advantages, we look at ways to learn a new language for less:
Rosetta Stone is one of the best language learning courses available online. Currently you could get up to 50% off at Rosetta Stone for selected products and up to 40% off some downloaded products. You can choose the language of your choice and then pick whether you wish to buy an online subscription or a full download. There are features such as speech recognition, interactive teaching and live online tutoring. Currently you can avail big discounts that can be used for the entire family (up to 5 people).
There are a number of resellers that offer language learning products via Amazon and Kindle, Amazon’s eBook device. Currently you could get up to 50% off prime memberships plus free trials for students and free Kindle ebooks, including language learning resources. Spanish Word power for Kindle is free, German in a Week is free for Kindle Unlimited members and there are many other discounted or free language learning resources on Amazon to help you learn French, German, Spanish and much more. It may be a good idea to opt for used books because those can be much cheaper.
BookPeople.co.uk also offer various great deals on books including language boxes at some amazing discounts. Get up to 85% off French, German, Italian and Spanish language boxes and more. Whether you’re looking for beginner courses or something to help you brush up on some existing language skills, there are many deals to to take advantage of.
The audio book resource, Audible, also brings you some great deals and currently a free 30-day trial as well. Check out a range of audio books for language learning including free books for learning French, Cantonese, German and more.
As with everything these days, you can now download an app to learn a new language as well. Byki is a free language learning app that offers over 80 languages, in app purchases of personalised language learning systems, as well as free vocabulary lists for you to use.
Duolingo offers another free app that helps you learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Irish, Dutch, Danish, Swedish and English. There are short lesson blocks that you pass so you can achieve new levels and compete with your friends as well.
So, the only thing left to do now is choose the language you want to learn. Maybe this infographic will help you decide as we look at the cost and number of hours associated with learning any of 28 different languages from across the world.