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Fewer cards per day, faster learning? That’s how we roll

by Felipe | Sep 18, 2019 | New

Our research has shown that there is a better way to learn with Lingvist, which is why we're changing a few things. Read an interview with our Head of Product and Design to learn more.

How Many Words Are There in the Spanish Language?

by Aubrie Amstutz | Sep 2, 2019 | Learn-spanish

The Spanish language is always growing. Find out the best estimate and how many words you need to know to speak Spanish.

Announcing New Course Focuses for French and Spanish!

by Hilary | Aug 22, 2019 | New

Our French and Spanish linguists have been super busy the past six months, working hard to bring you even more course focuses. Check out what's new!

Five Reasons to Learn Spanish

by Aubrie Amstutz | Aug 8, 2019 | Learn-spanish

Need some motivation to start learning Spanish? Here are 5 reasons why Spanish should be your second language!

Mein Nerdy Hobby

by Cyrus Numati | Jul 31, 2019 | Case-studies

Read about how Lingvist opened up German for Cyrus, one of our learners who has seen all of the German words Lingvist currently has to offer!

Spanish-Speaking Countries

by Aubrie Amstutz | Jun 11, 2019 | Learn-spanish

Spanish is the second most spoken language and is the official language of 20 countries. Learn more about all of these Spanish-speaking countries.

How to Memorize Vocabulary Fast with Course Wizard

by Aubrie Amstutz | Jun 6, 2019 | Learn

Utilize the following strategies along with Lingvist’s Course Wizard so you can easily memorize vocabulary fast in your target language!

The Differences Between Spanish in Spain and Mexico

by Aubrie Amstutz | May 13, 2019

The Spanish spoken in most of Spain differs in several key ways from the language spoken in Mexico. Learn the differences between the Spanish in Spain vs. Mexico in this in-depth article.

Russian Verbs of Motion

by Marina | Apr 20, 2019 | Learn-russian

Confused about Russian verbs of motion? Marina breaks down the different Russian verbs вести, водить, везти, and возить.

Vote for What Language We Should Do Next!

by Hilary | Mar 20, 2019 | Learn

What language should we focus on next at Lingvist? We want to hear from you! Vote on the language pair we should focus on next.

Spanish Idioms

by Aubrie Amstutz | Mar 10, 2019 | Learn-spanish

Spanish idioms are often figures of speech and won’t make sense if you translate them word-for-word. Learn several common Spanish idioms and how to use them!

New Love Courses Released

by Hilary | Feb 12, 2019 | New

Want to learn to express your love in French, Spanish or English? Then you will be excited to hear about the new love focus courses we released to increase your romantic vocabulary!

Lingvist Inspires Love

by Hilary | Jan 11, 2019 | New

Lingvist was recently featured in DatingAdvice.com, as a way to help people become more desirable and find love in the world.

Top Mistakes to Avoid When Learning Spanish

by Javier | Dec 20, 2018 | Learn-spanish

Learning Spanish? Check out these mistakes most learners make, so you can avoid them and sound more like a native Spanish speaker!

Spanish-English Short Stories

by Hilary | Nov 22, 2018 | Learn-spanish

Discover a list of short stories in Spanish which have the English translations next to them. These are a great way to help you learn Spanish!

Spanish Listening Exercises

by Hilary | Nov 20, 2018 | Learn-spanish

Looking to improve your Spanish listening comprehension? These websites will give you access to free listening exercises in Spanish.

What is Halloween? How is it celebrated?

by Hilary | Oct 29, 2018 | Learn

Learn about the North American holiday, Halloween, and where the traditions come from and why the holiday is celebrated.

We Expanded Our Spanish Course!

by Lingvist Team | Oct 15, 2018 | New

Our Spanish course has expanded, with almost 2000 more words and sentences to learn from.

We’re Refreshing the Look of the App!

by Lingvist Studio | Mar 16, 2018

Find out more on improvements to the look and feel of the Lingvist app!

Kick off with Talking Football for German!

by Team Lingvist | Mar 2, 2018

Football is as much a part of the German-speaking world as bureaucracy and Bier. Kick off with Talking Football for German!

Concentrate your learning with Course Focus

by Team Lingvist | Mar 2, 2018

Introducing Course Focus for our Lingvist subscription!