There are a lot of people out there who are looking to have an extra competency in language. Fortunately, there are so many new applications out for smart phones that make it extremely easy to become confident in a variety of languages. Here’s just a quick look at some of the most interesting language apps for your phone.

Spanish App

The Spanish! App is similar to learning with flashcards, but actually has a lot of different features that only digital flashcards can provide. For example, it allows you to both hear and see the words, servicing both audio and visual learners. If you do not have this application, I think it’s safe to say that you are going to have a difficult time learning all of the Spanish vocabulary.

iStart Spanish! App is another beautiful application is designed to take you not only to a new vocab level, but also a new conversational level. They have different applications and different tutorials that are designed to take you from a basic ability to converse to some more advanced phrases and terminologies.

French App

If you have a bit of a penchant for space exploration, the French in Space application is a unique twist on learning French vocabulary. Instead of just looking at boring flashcards, you can actually play a game that is set in space. You’ll blast and fly your way to understanding many more words in French than you ever have in the past.

German

In light of Oktoberfest, I think it’s safe to say that many travelers in Germany which they understood the language a bit better. German Travel Pro will help you do this. It is one of the best and most effective ways to learn German that I have ever seen on a phone.

Russian

If you ever make it out to Russia, you understand that it is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. However, it is tough to talk to anyone about this beauty if you do not understand the language. The Deluxe English – Russian and Russian – English Dictionary application is going to solve this problem for you. It is extremely friendly to beginners and helps to understand the basic grammatical structure of the language, as well as gives you some of the most basic phrases and sentences to learn Russian. Let me just tell you that this saved my life when I was traveling in Russia.

These applications are designed to take you into a language headfirst. That is the only way to learn effectively and efficiently, and when you’re talking about a language that could mean having great experience in a country or terrible ones, it’s important to put in that effort.

Marcela De Vivo  writes for WhoIsHostingThis? a service designed to help webmasters find ideal hosting packages.  She loves to talk about social media, seo and technology, as well as hiking and camping on the weekend. She has travelled to 12 countries and is an avid traveller!