Pimsleur - Language Learning

Pimsleur - Language Learning

By Simon & Schuster

  • Category: Education
  • Release Date: 2018-08-06
  • Current Version: 2.4
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 47.12 MB
  • Developer: Simon & Schuster
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
Score: 4
From 444 Ratings


New! Now master any language you want even faster, easier and more confidently than ever before with the new Pimsleur App. For more than 50 years, Pimsleur has helped millions of people speak their choice of over 50 foreign languages like a native. Our scientifically proven method enables you to speak and understand a new language in as little as 30 minutes a day — simply, reliably and with a near-native accent. Pimsleur courses are available for 50 languages including Spanish, French, Italian, German, Japanese, Chinese (Mandarin & Cantonese), Brazilian Portuguese, Russian and English (for 14 languages). With Pimsleur, you can learn anytime, anywhere. The new Pimsleur app combines the proven-effective audio of the Pimsleur Method with powerful interactive visual tools to help you learn whenever and wherever you want from any mobile device. With hands-free portability, whether you’re at home, in the car, or out for a run, Pimsleur makes it easy to turn your downtime into a powerful new skill. Use the Pimsleur app on your phone for streaming, or download lessons for offline use. For a true untethered experience, use the hands-free driving (or running, hiking, coffee-drinking) mode. It integrates beautifully with the Amazon Alexa for working through audio lessons at home. Whether you’re online, offline, on your way to work or out for a stroll, Pimsleur can go with you – and pick up exactly where you left off. Pimsleur audio lessons are just 30-minutes long, and they put you on an easy track to master any of fifty most-popular languages. Whether you’re traveling, studying, or adding a brilliant new skill to your list of accomplishments, Pimsleur gets you to near fluency faster, easier and more confidently than any other method. The all-new Pimsleur Premium app gives you access to … Core Lessons Enjoy the enhanced continuity of 30-minute Pimsleur lessons you can take anywhere, or do at home with Alexa. Reading Lessons Learn to read your new language – effortlessly. Speak Easy Challenge Role-play while reviewing written transcripts of the conversations. Digital Flash Cards Practice vocabulary and dive deeper into the written language. Skills Categories Review and practice new sentences and phrases by topic. Skill-Building Games Relax, have fun, and test your new skills with the Quick Match and Speed Round. Sync Progress Learning stays on track as your progress is automatically synched across all your mobile devices including Amazon Echo. Lightbulb Moments Images and captions connect culture & history to your language learning. Uninterrupted Learning Stream live or download and listen offline. There are no ads. You listen and learn without interruptions. *Not all features are available for all languages. For more information or a complete list of languages, please visit our website. You can subscribe or buy in-app • Courses are available instantly. • Subscribe to receive every available lesson for your language, or purchase lessons to own. • If you subscribe or purchase via the app, payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. • For subscriptions made through the app, your subscription automatically renews monthly and your account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. To avoid renewal charges, be sure to cancel a subscription at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Subscriptions may be managed and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to your Account Settings after purchase. Terms of use: https://www.pimsleur.com/terms-of-use

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  • Bugs

    By audreyalice09
    I like the style okay but I paid for a subscription and I can’t access anything. Not really worth it.
  • Sub Par Experience

    By k_rob18
    Just a fair warning to anyone looking at purchasing this app to learn French. The lessons were easy to follow and seemed to be working. I felt confident in my skills until I actually got to Paris and couldn’t understand much of anything that was being said. Not enough instruction on basics like ordering food and general conversation. I think the language on the app was probably too formal. I also have been charged 3 times since cancelling my subscription and they will not refund the 3 months of subscription. I sent a message on the app to cancel my subscription, they sent a message with a link with instructions to cancel through the settings on my phone, I followed their directions and was still charged again. When I saw my account was charged again today, I called them and they refused to refund even the charge that was made just hours ago. This is not good customer service. Very disappointed.
  • Best introductory app on the market!

    By Pat Kroll
    Nothing beats this app for learning how to speak a new language. Only thing that would help this is by having a read-along to assist. But I can understand why that isn’t included. Perfect!
  • Incredible

    By Joey the conure
    Easy to use and amazing results!
  • Wonderful App

    By Cyn City1
    I just started Pimsleur this week to learn French and I have tried a number of apps and videos and this Pimsleur by far, is superior in teaching the spoken language. If you want to learn vocabulary, Duolingo is amazing for explain about individual words, I found Duolingo to be fantastic, if you want to SPEAK the language of your chose choice, Pimsleur ranks #1 for me.
  • Better than the rest for a personal reason

    By amberyuhn
    So from my experience, most language apps want to teach you grammar and spelling first before speech. Which is fine if you learn that way, but I learn my talking, and repetition. What they do is teach you full sentences, piece by piece, so that you pick up a conversation fast. Out of all the apps and books I’ve been studying, I’m picking up korean way fast than I was, not just learning words, but how to communicate. I’m all for it and plan to continue the dozens and dozens of chapters they have.
  • Double charge you and never fix it

    By ryananthony928
    They double charged me for a month subscription. When I emailed to get it fixed they told me to just deal with it. Don’t download this app unless you love being overcharged for something!!!
  • MoshiFox

    By moshifox
    Great app!!
  • Love this app

    By 88nGreat
    This is my first foray into learning a languages on my own. I started with Duolingo but must say that Duolingo alone wasn’t good for me because I need the auditory repetition offered by Pimsleur. I have greatly improved with Pimsleur but am also glad I do Duolingo because I need to understand why I am saying something. Sometimes the Pimsleur voices pronounce things so fast I have to look up the translation on my own to understand if they used a certain word or a word ending. That said, this is an wonderful app and I highly recommend it!
  • So far so good

    By Texan1234567
    Just finished lesson 4 and starting to feel comfortable with some very basics. Lots of repetition, which is very good for helping it sink in. I also really enjoy the lessons.