10 Scottish phrases (& how to use them)


You’ve probably heard that Scotland has one of the most difficult English dialects to understand. Some cities even have different dialects and sometimes people from Edinburgh and Glasgow can’t understand each other. But don’t worry, we’re here to help you understand a wee bit better. Read on for 5 fun Scottish phrases, and a guide […]

5 tips to make learning a language easier for you

1) Set aside 10 mins a day Grab your diary and schedule in at least 10 mins each day to memorise what you’ve learnt. Then, when the time comes, practise your vocabulary by saying each word out loud. You could also try scribbling vocab down on post-its and sticking them around your house or at […]

Let’s game: busuu taps into Virtual Reality

We’ve got some really exciting news – we’re taking your learning experience to 360 degrees! We are proud to announce our partnership with Oculus, owned by Facebook to develop the virtual reality app “The Hacienda” – now available in the Oculus store. The partnership lets busuu tap into the immersive capabilities of virtual reality and […]

It’s finally here — a new look for busuu!

Over the past month, we’ve been working on something very special: an all-new look for our courses! We’ve listened to your suggestions, added some cool ideas of our own and poured it all into what could be the biggest update in busuu history. Why did we do it? We wanted to make your learning experience […]

App learning vs traditional face-to-face learning

Getting the balance between your different learning techniques can be a tricky tightrope to walk. On the one hand, you want to get out there and try out new phrases as quickly as possible. On the other, you want to make sure your grammar and vocabulary are spot on. In fact, busuu did some research […]

Watch Out: busuu is Coming to a Screen Near You!

Roll out the red carpet, grab the popcorn – because we’re going live on TV! Throughout September, catch our ads on Turkish television and let us know if you spot our spots by tagging us on Twitter  @busuu or on Facebook @busuucom Our two ads were inspired by two of the most common struggles people have […]