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A unique spin on learning languages. Memrise turns language learning into a game. Your goal is to train to take on a tyrant species bent on forcing uniformity on the world. You prepare for battle by learning new languages.
Your first lesson. In your first lesson, you'll learn some basic greetings and phrases. They're played and displayed, so you learn to recognize them and hear them.
Goals and memorization. You have daily goals, both for learning and mastering new words. You'll be asked to recognize them spoken and in writing, as well as spell them.
A battle plan for language learning. The first class is your battle plan, and you can continue beyond that once you've finished the lesson plan for the introduction to your new language.
What is it about?
With the Memrise: Learn Languages app, you can choose from a wide range of languages including French, Spanish, German, Chinese, and Italian. In the introduction, you learn about a tyrant force that wants to overthrow the Alliance and enforce uniformity throughout the galaxy.
For those who...
- Want to learn a new language
- Like their education to be game-like
Not for those who...
- Don't care about learning new languages
- Would rather just use rote memorization instead of a fun way to learn
Why we love it
Memrise has a great selection of languages to choose from. In total, here are 77 languages you can choose from, ranging from Afrikaans to Zulu (and plenty in between). I decided to take on Japanese and Polish. You begin with simple phrases like hello, yes, no, please, and thank you. From there, you'll move on to other essential phrases. The topics include general greetings and responses, emotions, food, places and things, and handy phrases. While the Memrise app is free, it does have its limitations. You can only complete so many topics before the recruits get tired and go to sleep. Then you have to wait a few hours to continue your language-learning journey. If you want a more personalized learning experience, you can purchase Memrise Pro to get native speakers helping you learn, the ability to target difficult words so you'll always remember them, and a speed review game mode to hone your reflexes. The only real problem with this app is that it asks you to spell words without focusing at all on the alphabet. Understanding why a word is spelled the way it is can make a huge difference in learning that spelling, especially for languages that use diacritics (accent marks and so forth) in their alphabet.
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App Store Description
Best of 2016! Blast off with new vocabulary & grammar skills! Unlock your language learning superpowers with Memrise.
Join over 15 million people worldwide, explore new words and phrases and learn how to speak, read and write in French, Spanish, Japanese (full and no script), German, Chinese, Korean and a host of other exciting new languages. With next-generation mobile learning, a rich variety of games, fun chatbots and over 30,000 native speaker videos, Memrise provides a practical, innovative approach to foreign language learning.
Start speaking like a native with out of this world language learning content!
Download Memrise to Explore:
Courses expertly created by a dedicated team of linguists and language specialists
Beginner and intermediate content designed to push the boundaries of learning technology
Native speaker videos for language learning in context – no actors, just real people!
Chatbots to help you sound natural and hone your conversational flow
A variety of games to help you learn and practice, including Speed Review, Listening Skills, Difficult Words and Classic Review
OBJECT RECOGNITION – NEW FOR iOS 11
Explore the world around you and learn new vocab on the go
Scan your surroundings, snap a pic and store an image of your snapped object
Save images and the snapped object’s name in your chosen language
Best of 2016!
iPad App of the Year - Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark.
Learn useful, real-life language skills on the go. With local accents, practical grammar skills and rich content, Memrise has all of your language learning needs covered. Download now to start a conversation with the world around you.
Enhance your language learning journey with Memrise Pro! In addition to all the content in the free app, Memrise Pro paid subscription provides access to an extra set of games, chatbots and an offline mode for the ultimate on the go language learning experience.
One-month subscription for $8.99
Three-month subscription for $18.99
Twelve-month subscription for $59.99
Lifetime subscription for $179.99
Once purchased, subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off in your iTunes. Account settings at least 24 hours before the end of the payment period
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