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Learn A New Language In Your Spare Time

This program is equivalent to one college semester of language study.

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On top of giving your resume a boost and being able to converse with the locals while you’re traveling, learning a second language offers a slew of other benefits. It turns you into a better multitasker; helps you make sounder decisions, drastically improves your attention, and makes your brain bigger. Not everyone has the luxury of enrolling in a foreign language class full time, but that's why learning apps like busuu exist. Busuu allows you to grasp a new language at your own pace, at your own time, anywhere, and even offline.

A busuu subscription awards you full access to 12 different language courses, each one covering the four main language skills: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Every course provides a variety of learning options, from lessons on how to build sentences with advanced grammar units to intensive vocabulary training, making sure you never forget the words you've discovered. All courses are downloadable for unlimited use, giving you the opportunity to practice anywhere and anytime. It's effective, too: a team of experts from the City University of New York and the University of South Carolina found that 22 hours of busuu Premium is equivalent to one college semester.

To accelerate your language learning, busuu offers level tests, which you can take to earn official McGraw-Hill level completion certificates. And to hone your conversational and writing skills, you can practice with actual native speakers and receive personalized feedback. In exchange, you can assess the progress of other busuu learners who are trying to familiarize themselves with your native language.

Get a one-year subscription to busuu now for only $34.99 (originally $69.96).

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