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Happy birthday busuuuuu!

This is a very special week for busuu.com: we’re celebrating our 2nd birthday!

Exactly two years ago, busuu.com was launched. Starting as just a simple idea, our community has grown significantly and very quickly. Here are some of our impressive numbers:

  • More than 450,000 users from all over the world have signed up with us to learn languages online!
  • More than 1.3 million writing exercises have been corrected by our helpful community in 6 different languages.
  • More than 109 millionbusuu-berries’ have been earned by busuu.com’s members!

This rapid development would never have happened without your great support!

That’s why we’d like to thank all of you and celebrate our birthday with a special present – for the next seven days, all members of our community can:

If you’re already a Premium user, you’ll soon receive a 14-day Premium Membership voucher via email to send to one of your friends to share the busuu.com experience.

So let’s celebrate our 2nd birthday together and we hope you’ll enjoy your presents!

Thanks again for creating this wonderful community! Let´s do busuu!

The busuu.com team

Happy Birthday busuuuuuu!

Exactly one year ago, our language learning community busuu.com was launched! It´s amazing how quickly time flies and we are very proud of the development of our little baby during the last year…

By now, more than 100,000 users from over 200 countries have joined our strongly growing community and every day, thousands of users are online in order to improve their language skills.

Just in time for our birthday, we want to inform you about a special offer, a new learning tool and a great new partnership!

1) Special Birthday promotion - 10% off all premium memberships

As a birthday is nothing without a present, we offer all our users a special 10% discount on all our premium memberships.

Just use the promotion code BIRTH2009 when upgrading to a premium account.

This special brithday promotion is only valid from now on until the 14th of June 2009 – so take advantage of this special offer and boost your language skills by enjoying the full range of our learning functionalities!

2) New functionalities – every day new Live Units

busuu.com live unit We just implemented a brand new and absolutely fascinating feature: live units! This video-based learning tool is designed to provide you with interesting videos on a wide range of topics like news, sports, travelling, etc. They are provided by well-known sources such as Reuters, EFE, Deutsche Welle and France 24 and you find them in your language area. The videos are updated automatically, so you get brand new learning material every day!

As a Premium user you can post your opinion on each video and get it corrected by native speakers of our community. In this way you have a tool to improve your listening comprehension and writing skills which is updated on a day-by-day basis!

3) New partnership with Eurolanguages.com – find your language school on busuu.com!

We are very proud to announce that we have joined forces with eurolanguages.com! By now, you are able to find a language school abroad directly via our website. Just go to your language area and you will find a new tab called “language schools”. Within that area, you receive information about more than 80 certified language schools from all over the world. You get details about the location of the school, the courses offered and even an evaluation of the school provided by students who have already studied there. There are no hidden costs so you get exactly the same price as by booking directly with the school – the only difference is that we make finding the right school much easier and more transparent!

This cooperation with eurolanguages.com brings busuu.com another important step closer to our dream to become a “one-stop-shop” for language learners all over the world!

As you can see, there are many reasons to celebrate! So join us in our birthday party and enjoy language learning with our website!