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New Grammar Guides on busuu.com

We are proud to announce that we are strengthening our partnership with PONS. In addition to our existing Grammar Guides, we are offering new Spanish and English Grammar Guides on busuu.com!


The PONS Grammar Guides for English are now available for Portuguese and Russian native speakers, and we are also now offering PONS Grammar Guides for Spanish for Italian and French native speakers. With these guides you have access to detailed grammar explanations that are directly linked to our existing grammar units.

You should also know that your grammar learning is in the hands of professionals: PONS has been developing language learning material and dictionaries for over 30 years and forms part of the publishing house Klett Group, one of Europe’s largest providers of educational services and supplies. We are very proud to be able to offer you the expertise of PONS and thus further enhance your language learning experience on busuu.com.

From now on, by clicking on the new PONS button within the grammar units you will receive detailed explanations about a specific grammar topic.

Grammar Guide

You can also access your Grammar Guide directly by clicking on the PONS symbol on your homepage or in your course area. This way you can choose which topic you would like to learn, or simply revise earlier lessons. The Grammar Guide covers important topics such as tenses, sentence structure, phrasal verbs, etc.

Grammar Guide

And we saved the best part for last! With our back-to-school promotion, you will automatically get a 15% discount on your Grammar Guide by using the promotion code SEP2011 when upgrading your account – only valid until the end of this month.

So Premium Members Premium Crown can access the Grammar Guide for only 6.79 EUR and free members will only pay 8.49 EUR until the end of September 2011.

Have a look at the grammar guides that are available in your language and brush up on your grammar skills now!

We are 2.000.000!

Today is a very important day for busuu.com – we have more than 2.000.000 users! This number shows that the busuu.com baby is growing fast! Only five months ago we crossed the 1.000.000 user landmark – a lot of things have happened since then:

  • We have been awarded with a “highly commended” in the Best Learning Start-Up 2010 Category in the prestigious TechCrunch Europas Awards.
  • We have entered into a strategic partnership with the worldwide renown publisher Collins to offer interactive grammar guides to our English native users.
  • We have successfully launched our “Save Busuu” campaign – more than 200,000 people have watched our funny Save Busuu video on youtube.
  • We have implemented My Busuu – your individual study guide“, the result of a successful cooperation with Salzburg Research Institute.
  • We entered into a strategic cooperation with The Guardian and Macmillan to provide you with daily news articles from The Guardian in English and an on-demand translation via the Macmillan dictionary

As you can see, we have been very busy over the last few months and we believe that this is the reason for the success of our strongly growing language learning community. We also want to thank you for your great support and valuable feedback which helps us improve our platform continuously. More than 12.000 people join our website every day in order to improve their language skills! So invite your friends to busuu.com and make our language learning community grow even more.

Thanks again for being with us and stay tuned for new exciting features that will be launched VERY soon!

New PONS grammar guides now available on busuu.com

busuu.com is exited to say that we have extended our existing partnership with the renowned publisher PONS! We now offer English grammar guides to our French and Italian speaking users.

The guides are completely online and fully integrated into our existing learning material. They contain detailed English grammar explanations in French and in Italian.

The grammar guides are available for only 9,99 EUR to basic users and 7,99 EUR if you are a Premium User .

Plus, if you buy these useful guides before the 15th of August, you will receive a 10% discount! Just use the code BZN3PS when buying them online!

This special promotion is also valid for all our PONS guides, including those available for German and Spanish speaking users. Find out more about the different guides we offer!

Make sure you check our blog regularly, because we will soon extend busuu.com with more useful language learning material!

busuu.com partners with leading European language learning publisher PONS

Today is a very important day in the history of busuu.com – we are pleased to announce a new partnership with PONS, one of Europe´s leading language learning publishers!

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PONS, based in Stuttgart and belonging to Germany´s second largest publishing house Klett Group, develops for already more than 30 years language learning material and dictionaries. PONS offers more than 500 dictionaries and language material for various skill levels from beginners to professional users – and that in over 35 languages from Arabic to Turkish.

As a first step within this partnership, we will offer exhaustive PONS Grammar Guides fully integrated into our existing learning material. The PONS Grammar Guides provide you with detailed grammar explanations and are directly linked to our existing grammar units. From now on, by clicking on the new PONS button within the grammar units you will receive detailed explanations about this corresponding grammar topic.

Grammar Unit

Additionally, you can directly access the PONS Grammar Guides directly via the new PONS tab you will find in your language area.

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The new PONS Grammar Guides are currently available for German and Spanish native speakers learning English, French, Italian, Spanish and German. In the near future we are planning to launch the guides as well for all other native speakers of our fast growing community.

The Grammar Guides are just the first step of this strategic partnership. we are planning to co-develop business courses and courses for advanced speakers together with PONS which will be launched in the near future.

We from busuu.com are very proud to partner up with such a renowned brand within the language learning industry. The expertise of PONS will further enhance the language learning experience of our users and we are looking forward to exciting new features and material to be offered very soon on our website!

PS: Take advantage now of our 10% off introductory discount by using the promotion code: JAN2010 when upgrading your account - only valid until end of January 2010!