Resources For Language Learners
On this page I've listed some of my favourite and most recommended tools, resources, and courses that can help you learn a language much faster.
How to Learn Languages
Fluent in 3 Months Premium: Learn what it takes to become a language hacker, and achieve basic conversational ability in 3 months. Pay once, use the wisdom forever.
Conversation Countdown: Let top language hacker Benny Lewis show you how to speak your target language with a native speaker within 7 days.
Successful Self-Study: How to learn a language on your own in no time, without any language classes by Lindsay Dow from LindsayDoesLanguages.
Language Learning Foundations: Take a short-cut and let 8-language polyglot Olly Richards teach you the secrets of his success.
Say Goodbye to Shy: Book and companion course on how to learn languages more effectively if you're an introvert or simply feel shy when trying to talk to people.
Want to improve your memory? My friend Anthony Metivier from Magnetic Memory Method is your man!
Conversations: Helps to understand real language & transform listening skills in less than 90 Days. Available in French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, and Cantonese.
Speechling.com – Record yourself and get instant feedback on your pronunciation within 24 hours! Use promo code: ACTFLU at checkout for 10% off!
Fluent Spanish Academy – For intermediate Spanish learners who want to take their Spanish to the next level.
Grammar Hero – For intermediate learners of German, Italian, French, Spanish, Russian, and Portuguese to master some of the trickiest grammar points of each language through stories.
Uncovered Courses (Complete Beginner) – Learn Spanish, Italian, German, or French through stories.
How to Speak Any Language Fluently: Fun, stimulating and effective methods to help anyone learn languages faster by Alex Rawlings
Memrise – My favourite flashcard software. Free.
Ankisrs.net – Alternative to Memrise, spaced repetition flashcard software. Allows you to design your own decks.
LanguageBoost – Learn the top 500 words in many languages for rapid fluency.
Clozemaster – Gamify your learning and learn in context with tons of languages to choose from.
Duolingo – FREE language courses available in many languages, great for on-the-go learning.
Lingvist – A simple, addictive, and fast way to learn languages. Join today and try the world
Tutoring and Exchanges
HelloTalk – One of the best language exchange apps in the world.
Lang-8 – Submit text to have corrected by native speakers.
Bab.la – Comprehensive selection of dictionaries, tools, and resources for language learners all provided for free.
Forvo – Listen to native speakers pronouncing millions of words
RhinoSpike – Request pronunciations from native speakers and contribute your own voice.
CoolJugator – Conjugate verbs in many languages.
Jolly Baby Club: Teach your infant English with these cheery cartoons.
Shows and Podcasts
The Actual Fluency Podcast: My own weekly podcast, where I interview amazing learners in the community and many more.
The Fluent Show: Kerstin Cable and Lindsay Williams tackle language learning topics on a weekly basis.
The I will Teach You a Language Podcast: Where host Olly Richards answers questions from language learners around the world.
Foreign Language Mastery: John Fotheringham interviews polyglots and language learners about their favourite methods, tips and tricks.
Make Money with Languages
Langpreneur: Let Jan van der Aa and Olly Richards show you how you can pivot your language learning passion and skills into a sustainable business that can be your full time career. Podcast, coaching, events, and more!