Monthly Archives: April 2011

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busuu.com Easter Egg Hunt

busuu.com‘s Easter egg hunt is now officially open!

This is your chance to find the golden Easter egg to win a free Premium membership! You can now win a free month of Premium membership and enjoy all our award winning learning tools such as the voice recordings and grammar units.

 

How do you find the golden egg and win a free month of Premium membership?

All you have to do for a chance to win is find one of more than 80 golden Easter eggs that we’ve hidden within our online learning materials. Just let us know where they are and we will enter you into a raffle to win a free month of Premium membership to busuu.com!

For a guaranteed way to enjoy our Premium membership at a great price, simply upgrade using our special Easter promotion code GFDA2011 to receive a 10% discount!

So, start searching for a golden Easter egg or upgrade to a Premium membership now to take advantage of our Easter offer! But hurry up, because this promotion ends on the 25th of April 2011!

Learn Languages with busuu.com on your iPad

As busuu.com is all about making your learning experience more enjoyable, we remind you that you can also learn languages with your iPad.

We have launched a brand new busuu.com iPad app for learning languages on the go! This follows hot on the heels of the seven free iPhone apps that we launched in September. They have already been downloaded more than 1 million times worldwide!
So if you have an iPhone or an iPad, download our free language learning apps to get started right now!

Finally, the busuu.com team would like to wish all of you a Happy Easter and a fun egg hunt!

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busuu.com goes iPad with seven free language learning apps

Thanks to our very active community we had over 1 million downloads of our iPhone apps in the first four months of our mobile launch in October last year. Since then, we have received incredible feedback including many requests for an iPad version. Today, we are very proud to announce the eagerly awaited launch of our seven native iPad apps!

From now on, you can download each app for learning SpanishFrenchGermanItalianPortugueseRussian and English directly onto your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. With the updated version, we have now also created a side bar for easier navigation through the various language courses. Furthermore, we have adapted the screen layouts specifically for the iPad to give you a great user experience.

Every app offers our award-winning audio-visual learning content and can be used without an internet connection.

busuu.com iPad apps for free

Each busuu.com iPhone/iPad application contains:

  • Vocabulary: as with our online language courses, you can flip through more than 3,000 key words and phrases. In addition, all learning content is supported by pictures and professional voice-overs.
  • Dialogue: you will have access to more than 150 dialogues spoken by native speakers as well as multiple choice questions to test your reading comprehension skills.
  • Interactive exercises: you can test yourself with our fun and varied unit reviews!
  • Mistakes overview: the application stores all of your test mistakes to help you focus on your weaknesses and progress much faster with your language learning.

Earn even more busuu-berries on the move!

Best of all, you can also earn juicy busuu-berries  while using our new iPhone/iPad app! Simply synchronise the app with your online busuu.com profile and your new busuu-berries will be added automatically. This means that you can switch seamlessly between learning on the iPhone/iPad and the busuu.com website!

The free version of each app includes full access to 20 learning units (5 units at each level). The complete, paid-for content offers vocabulary units (with more than 3,000 words and phrases), grammar units, 150 dialogues and hundreds of interactive exercises. This can be activated by paying just 2.99 EUR per learning level or 12.00 EUR for each entire course.

So, keep improving your language skills and earning busuu-berries while on the bus, on the metro or wherever you are by downloading our free iPhone/iPad application now! You can also click on the pictures or follow the links below to download each iPhone/iPad application from the iTunes store for free:

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English!
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Spanish!
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French!
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German!
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Italian!
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Portuguese!
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Russian!

We are sure that you will enjoy very much our new iPhone/iPad applications and that they will further improve your language learning experience with busuu.com.

More exciting updates coming soon! Stay curious!