50 Languages App

Learn 50+ foreign languages!

Rating 50 Languages - 4 out of 5 - Good Rating 4.0

  • Android, iPad, iPhone
  • Free
  • age 18+
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About 50 Languages App

50 Languages is a language learning app available for iOS and Android devices. The app is free to download with in-app purchases available. 50 Languages has no in-app advertising and helps develop communication skills. This language app is suitable for students 18+.

The 50 Language app does exactly what it says on the tin!  You can learn the basics of 50 languages from Albanian to Macedonian, Spanish or Vietnamese. With this app, the world is your oyster and it would make an excellent travel companion. It receives a 4 star EAS Certification. 50 Language app is available to download for iOS (iPhone and iPad) and Android devices. Download 50 Languages for free. To unlock even more content you can make an in-app purchase starting at $2.99.

50 Languages App Review

At the time of this 50 Languages review the app was divided into different themes to aid your study such as Phrases, Vocabulary, Games and Translation Tools. The teachings are very basic because it does not go into learning verb conjugations or tenses and there are no grammar lessons. However, it gives you the basic vocabulary to be able to communicate a basic point or need and to understand. Moreover, the flash card style system will help to memorise basic vocabulary.

Why we love the 50 Languages app

The game available is also very fun and rather addictive. ‘Choose the Missing Picture’ provides you with two images and a set 3 second time scale. Once your time is up one of the images will disappear leaving you to decipher the missing image from a list provided in the language you have chosen to learn including Spanish and French. At the time of this 50 Languages review I didn’t do particularly well at first but this game is a great way to memorize those words that just won’t go in!

I love the way the 50 Languages app incorporates a study plan and provides tests making it easy to go back to words or phrases that you haven’t quite memorized and to also to track progress.

There is also a fantastic pronunciation tool that allows you to find the English approximation of the word you are learning. This is also available in other language combinations if English is not your native tongue. However, if that doesn’t suffice it’s worth noting that each lesson is also available in an audio download so you can hear for yourself and take your learning anywhere you go! This is very useful if you are strapped for time and want to practise the language away from your study time.  

Is the 50 Languages app easy to use?

This app is very practical for learners of all ages from 8 years onwards for basic level language learning.

There are a few criticisms of the app in term of safety features, integration of learning concepts and testing methods. The translation feature leads you to Google Translate. When learning a language, you want to be as far away as possible from that internet feature as it defeats the purpose of learning vocabulary. Moreover, for younger learners there is the issue that they will be taken outside the app and into the unregulated internet.

Additionally, I like the general knowledge concepts about flags, cities and national anthems around the world. It had me entertained for quite a long time. What would make this feature even more interesting would be if the questions and information were in the language that I was learning.  My main concern is that the connection between learning the language and the general information is slightly tenuous and I feel that the app could be more skilful in using that space to think about more ways to hone the study of the language and providing more tests with correction and feedback (which this app does not really provide). 

In order to make full usage of this app and the resources available from the company that made the app, it is necessary to either buy the full version of the app or, buy the books available. I hope that very soon, the content from the books will be phased into the app in order to optimize the mobile learning offering of this app.

App Details

Ratings

Devices

Android, iPad, iPhone

Price

Free

Category

Skills

Cognitive Development
Communication Skills

Safeguarding

In-App Purchases - Yes

In-App Advertising - No

Publisher

50languages

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You can download 50 Languages App on your iOS or Android devices from the app stores. Download the 50 Languages App app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

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