The Babbel Method

Why Babbel Works

The Babbel Method is the shortest path to real-life conversations, bringing a powerful curriculum right to your fingertips. The time-tested strategies, empirically proven by academics from Yale University, City University of New York, and Michigan State University, that Babbel’s language-learning experts employ are created and curated to have you speaking in as little as three weeks. It’s so effective, more than 16 million people have purchased subscriptions. Babbel students stick around with good reason: because Babbel works.

Here’s how:

1. Real-life conversations

We want you to be able to talk about the things you're interested in, so our lessons are grounded in real-world conversations. With the Babbel Method, you'll start speaking in your target language on day one. All it takes is 10 minutes a day.

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2. Native speakers  

Authenticity is key to fully exploring a new place via language. The voices teaching you in the Babbel app are those of native speakers, not machine-learning bots. And the conversational lessons aren’t just about pronunciation; they’re also lessons in culture.

Here’s what linguists at Yale say about the Babbel Method 

3. Learn it, review it, retain it

The Babbel Method utilizes proven cognitive techniques that move new vocabulary through your brain’s six memory stages, ultimately parking it in long-term memory. In the Babbel app, you’ll find games, podcasts, stories, and more, all designed to help you explore your chosen language.

Join millions of other Babbel learners 

Whether you learn best by reading, writing, speaking, seeing, or listening, Babbel is built to bolster your language knowledge by teaching you in a way that is best for you. From app-based lessons to live online classes to games, videos, podcasts, and more, with Babbel, you’ll do more than learn to speak a language—you’ll start to truly understand every aspect of it. Because language is more than just words: it’s culture, history, people, and places. Start learning with Babbel and experience the transformative power of language. Every lesson is a win!

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