Babbel’s Lifetime Language Learning Subscription Is 74% Off for Just a Few More Hours – CNET

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This awesome subscription grants you lifetime access to online courses for 14 different languages with a one-time payment. But act fast to snag it.

Life is full of lessons to learn, but one of the most impactful things you can master is a new language. If you’ve been looking for a way to learn some new languages at your own pace, check out Babbel, one of our favorite¬†language-learning apps. It’s on sale right now, but for just a few more hours. The deal officially ends tonight at 11:59 p.m. PT. This¬†subscription to Babbel for just $150, which is a steep discount from the usual $599, grants permanent access to online courses for 14 different languages. Just make sure you’re quick, because the price will rise on May 2.

Babbel’s extensive language software includes Spanish, French, Italian, German, Russian, Swedish, Indonesian, Portuguese and more. The lessons are short and to the point, allowing you to practice in 10- to 15-minute intervals that can fit into any schedule. Real-life topics include travel, family, business, food and others. A variety of skill levels are available, ranging from beginner to advanced, so the program can grow with you as you improve.

The speech-recognition technology will give you immediate feedback on pronunciation, so you don’t just learn to read and write but how to listen and speak as well. You’ll also get personalized review sessions to reinforce what you’ve learned. The program works across desktop and mobile devices. Although the internet is required most of the time, there is also an offline mode available where you can access courses, lessons and reviews without Wi-Fi, so long as you download them beforehand. Babbel also syncs your progress across your devices so that you can jump in from wherever is most convenient.

Becoming fluent in a new language is a great way to stay engaged in learning, and the transferable skills you gain can open doors for leisure, work and beyond. Note that while you can access this program on as many devices as you want, this subscription offer is available only for new users.

Babbel is a great value when compared with other online courses, especially with this current discount. So whether you’re a lifelong learner or just want to pick up some basics for your globe-trotting adventures, this is a solid deal.

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