FluentU Review: An honest look

With so many options on the market, it can be hard to decide which language learning platform works best for you. Not sure where to begin? Start with this FluentU review.

In this review, we’ll take a look at FluentU, a Hong Kong-based language learning programme that aims to take textbook learning and make it more engaging. We’ll address what sets FluentU apart from its competitors, and if it will help you to reach your fluency goals.

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Lingoda Review: Get all of your lessons for free!

Lingoda connects language learners to native speakers in small group classes or one-on-one sessions following its syllabus.

So, is it worth it?

In this Lingoda review, we’ll dive into the course, its features, and our impressions. You’ll learn how much it costs, what to expect from the lessons, and how it compares to some other major language platforms.

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Glossika Review: Solid fundamentals, questionable execution.

In this Glossika review, we take a look at the AI-based adaptive language training programme that aims to do away with traditional grammar- and vocabulary-focused lessons. We’ll dive into what the programme does well, where it falls short, and whether or not it’s right for you. 

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LingQ Review: My New Favourite Resource! (5.0 Update)

Recently updated to version 5.0, LingQ has quickly become one of my favourite language learning resources. In this updated review I'll go over what's different from previous versions, and why you should almost definitely give it a try.

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  • 60 Lesson Mini-Courses are excellent, especially for beginners
  • Easy-to-use platform with lots of flexibility in learning
  • Affordable membership (about $10 USD per month)
  • UI/UX has come a long way from earlier versions, but there is still room for improvement.
  • Text-to-speech when marking a word or a sentence, even if the lesson has "real" audio
  • Can be an acquired taste to learn from text
Review Overview

LingQ is a market-leading platform that integrates transcripts with a robust spaced-repetition system, where you're able to keep track of your known and new words as they come in the content.

On top of this, they've recently gone all out and produced 60-lesson beginner courses in a variety of languages, that feature bespoke audio recordings to use with the software's tools. This content alone is worth the price of admission, but with the interactive repetition and flashcard features you really get an excellent product.

Plus, LingQ is priced extremely reasonably at around 10 USD per month, depending on how long you commit for.


LingoDeer Review: An up-and-coming language app?

Today we’ll be taking a look at LingoDeer, a language learning app that specializes in the big three East Asian languages. With an in-depth look at its lessons and other features, this LingoDeer review will equip you with the knowledge of whether the software is right for you. 

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Transparent Language Review: Not recommended

Transparent Language is a web and application-based language learning platform that is most commonly used in government, for schools and libraries. But, is its higher price point worth it for the average learner? We find out in this Transparent Language review.

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