The world has hundreds of places, languages, cultures, and histories waiting to be told. If you enjoy learning different languages of the world, then a perfect language-learning role model can be the perfect platform for you to hone your speaking skills. Such role models can be found with Babbel, Duolingo, and Memrise apps.
In this article, we will compare the three platforms, the types of languages they offer and their subscription plans.
Duolingo is an online language learning tool that uses a fun digital approach to teach foreign languages. Thanks to advanced algorithms, it adapts its materials based on your specific needs, making your learning experience more effective. You can access Duolingo through its app or website on any device, and the interactive features, like creating avatars, make it engaging.
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Memrise is a unique language-learning platform for beginners to achieve fluency. With 60 million users, it offers quality content and fun learning experiences. Memrise provides a personalized approach, allowing you to test your speaking skills with native speakers. You can choose your learning pace and preferred grade. The courses include phrases used by natives for optimum fluency.
Babbel is a popular language-learning platform trusted by millions worldwide. It constantly improves its software and content to match native language changes. The short learning sessions with summarized reviews aid memory retention. Unlike Memrise, Babbel offers video lectures, podcasts, and magazines to cater to various learning preferences.
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Type of languages
Below is a table of languages that each platform has to offer:
|Babbel languages||Duolingo languages||Memrise languages|
|Spanish||Spanish||Spanish and Spanish (Mexico)|
|Portuguese (Brazillian)||Portuguese||Portuguese (Brazil and Portugal)|
|Japanese||Japanese and Japanese (no script)|
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Price range comparison
|1 Month plan- $13.95/month||1 Month plan- $12.99/month||1 Month plan- $14.99/month|
|Annual plan- $83.40/month ($6.95/month)||Annual plan- $83.40/month ($6.99/month)||Annual plan- $89.99/month ($7.50/month)|
|Lifetime plan- $299.99||Family plan (12-month plan)- $199.99/month ($9.99/month)||Lifetime plan- $199.99|
Duolingo has a 3-month plan with $29.85 ($9.95/month) and a 6-month with $50.70 ($8.45/month).
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