If you ask about the best way to master Spanish language, the answer is Spanish learning apps.
Language books and dictionaries do help a lot. But is it enough to help you speak like native speakers? The answer is obviously NO.
Not everyone can wrap their head around what is written in the books and learn to read, write and speak the language fluently. Therefore, the results are not really positive for every learner alike, despite the extra efforts they often put in learning Spanish.
However, learning Spanish is not a herculean task anymore as it was thought to be, thanks to the many Spanish learning apps available today. They help you to learn at your own pace, and provide plenty of learning resources and extra help from native speakers, all at one place, making it easy for you.
Best Spanish Learning Apps
Here is a list of the best 14 Spanish learning apps for you.
1. Gus on the Go
Recommended for children aged between 2 and 5 years, Gus on the Go is one of the best choices for children starting to learn the language at the earliest. The app helps the students to learn new words in Spanish.
Gus on the Go app features Gus, the friendly owl, who guides the learners through their language learning journey. Children are introduced to basic topics, such as colors, numbers, animals, and much more. At the end of each lesson, the students also get to play a vocabulary game that helps them to recollect what they have learned.
Gus on the Go app is available for download in both
Google Play Store:- (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.toojuice.android.gus.spanish.mexico&hl=en_US&gl=US)
App Store:- (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/gus-on-the-go-spanish/id541567964).
2. Gus on the Go Stories
It is Gus again, but in a different version. The app uses sentences and contexts of some of the popular classic stories, including fairy tales and fables, to teach young children Spanish language.
The app provides three different options for each story—introduction to basic phrases, quiz to practice the words they had learned and the text in story format to read from. It helps the students to develop their listening and reading skills in Spanish. The app provides two stories for free, while the rest of the stories require a payment.
Gus on the Go stories app is available in the
App Store:- (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/spanish-for-kids-with-stories-by-gus-on-the-go/id1071230980).
Preschool-Spanish app, like the name suggests, is a Spanish learning app for preschoolers. The app covers all necessary topics that come under the syllabus for preschool.
The app covers a variety of categories, which include alphabets, numbers, shapes, fruits, vegetables, etc. And each of these categories comes packed with activities that help children to work on their vocabulary and master the language. Some of the activities in the app include interactive quizzes, drawing shapes, connecting numbers, etc.
Preschool-Spanish app is available in the
Google Play Store:- (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.makeinindia.preschool.spanish&hl=en_US&gl=US).
4. Learn Spanish for Kids
Learn Spanish for Kids app is another great app for young children to begin learning Spanish. The app comes with many learning resources that would be of great help to them in mastering the essentials of Spanish with ease.
Learn Spanish for Kids app features videos, quizzes, games and study materials that comply with the required approach towards early learning. The Spanish lessons last 7 to 10 minutes and come with colourful images and videos to make learning fun for the kids. The lessons help them to build their vocabulary and also to fully understand the meaning of new words and phrases they learn.
There are also flashcards in the app as visual learning makes it easy for the children to grasp the new words. The app also contains lessons of phonic rules in video, audio, image and flashcard format so that the students learn to pronounce the Spanish words accurately. At the end of each lesson, there are few games that the learners can play in order to review what they learned so far.
Learn Spanish for Kids app is available in
Google Play Store:- (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.learnspanish.learnspanishforkids).
5. Fun Spanish by Studycat
Fun Spanish app by Studycat teaches children Spanish through games. The app, through the games, ensures the learners are fluent in every part of language learning—listening, reading, spelling and pronunciation.
The app is categorized into theme-based topics, which are further subcategorized into lessons. It introduces children to 200 basic words in Spanish, while helping them to build their vocabulary, say simple sentences and pronounce the words correctly. The games in the app come with Spanish voices that say the words in different tones and expressions, which would help the learners to pronounce the words correctly.
Fun Spanish app is available in both
Google Play Store:- (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.studycat.funspanish&hl=en_US&gl=US)
App Store:- (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/studycat-fun-spanish-for-kids/id661574705).
6. Spanish Learning for Kids
Spanish Learning for Kids app helps students learn Spanish language the fun way. The app is packed with learning resources and fun activities that help in building their vocabulary.
There are cute and interactive animations in the app that teaches vocabulary related to various topics, like numbers, alphabets, animals, and much more. The app has words that appear on balloons and are both written and spoken for the learners to understand the correct pronunciation and spelling. Students can pop the same balloon again and again to repeatedly hear the same word.
Each category has a learning section as well as a play section. In addition, there are also colouring and puzzle sections in many categories to add to the fun.
Spanish Learning for Kids app is available in both
Google Play Store:- (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.marlustudio.spanishforkids)
App Store:- (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/spanish-learning-for-kids/id824027080).
LinguPinguin is a language learning app for preschoolers. The app comes with colourful graphics and video, making learning Spanish fun and entertaining for the students.
The free version of the app offers limited content. However, the paid version includes nine themes to build the vocabulary of learners. The themes include animals, transportation, food, body, farm, toys, nature, clothes, and apartment.
There are nine visual worlds in the app with ninety funny objects. When the learners tap an object, it comes to life with funny animated movements and sounds and speaks the word in native tongue so that the children can understand the way the word is pronounces. The app also features quizzes based on the words the children learned and on completion, they will be rewarded with a funny animation.
LinguPinguin app is available in the
App Store:- (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/lingupinguin-english-spanish/id415302426).
8. Spanish for Kids Free
As the name suggests, Spanish for Kids Free is a free app that helps students learn Spanish language. The app follows game-based learning making the learning process fun for the students.
The app features lessons and practice tests, and 500 words with images and audio so that the learners can identify the meaning of the words and also learn to pronounce it accurately. The games in the app help the students to build their vocabulary based on 36 different topics, such as colours, numbers and days of the week, Christmas, sports, music and much more. And each category comes with tests for students to review what they have learned so far. The app helps students to develop their Spanish reading, listening and speaking skills.
Spanish for Kids Free app is available in
Google Play Store:- (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gonliapps.learnspanish).
9. Spanish School Bus for Kids
Spanish School Bus for Kids is a Spanish learning app that teaches the language through fun and colourful gameplay. The app helps students expand their knowledge and to develop their Spanish vocabulary.
The app teaches 300 common words in Spanish and has over 60 levels of lessons based on different themes. The themes include verbs, travel, colors and much more. There are also four different learning modes and games.
The best part of the app is the music video and rewards. The educational music videos help students to improve the vocabulary and also learn the pronunciations of words. As the learners accomplish the goals or win the games, they earn rewards. Also, they receive a certificate of completion on finishing the entire curriculum.
Spanish School Bus for Kids app is available in the
App Store:- (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/spanish-school-bus-for-kids/id642466531).
10. Learn Spanish
Learn Spanish app comes with a large collection of Spanish words that can help beginners as well as intermediate learners to improve their vocabulary. The words in the app are also accompanied by their respective images so that the learners can understand the meaning of the words.
Learn Spanish app comes with seven different games that keeps the students engaged and also to strengthen their learning. There are different categories in the app based on which the words are given in the app. Learners can choose any category and learn and practice the words. The Review Manager feature tracks the words you have learned and lets you to review the words you had learned.
The iOS version of the app comes with 6000 words, whereas the Android version comes with 11,000 words. The app is available in both
Google Play Store:- (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.funeasylearn.spanish)
App Store:- (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/6000-words-learn-spanish-language/id923297085).
11. Alfabeto-Spanish Alphabet Game for Kids
Alfabeto -Spanish Alphabet Game for Kids is a free app that introduces learners to Spanish alphabets through games. Apart from the alphabets, the game includes basic words in the Spanish vocabulary.
The app comes with a flashcard game that features 100 flashcards with images, related alphabets and basic words. The letters would be at the front and the images would be at the back. Learners can click on the sound button to hear how the alphabet or word is rightly pronounced. This helps the students to understand the words and their pronunciations better. There are also over 400 writing exercises that help the learners to practice and learn the basics of writing Spanish letters.
Alfabeto -Spanish Alphabet Game for Kids is available in
Google Play Store:- (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.teachersparadise.alfabetospanishalphabet&hl=en&gl=US).
12. Learn Spanish with Amy for Kids
Learn Spanish with Amy for Kids is a great app to master the language within the comforts of your home. The app is for young children aged between 2 and 7 years, and has been designed in the form of a gameplay.
The app features challenging games, in the form of slideshow, concentration game, puzzle, and quiz for the learners to play. It would help them to easily remember the words and thus improve their vocabulary. There are various theme based categories in the app, such as farm, clothing, colors, transportation, numbers, shapes, playground, and much more, where the students can learn the related words. The app also tests the reading and listening skills of the students and share the results with the parents.
Learn Spanish with Amy for Kids app is available in
Google Play Store:- (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.teach.kids.languages.spanish.free.edition&hl=en_US)
App Store:- (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/learn-spanish-with-amy-lite/id1157868968).
13. Pili Pop Español
Pili Pop Español is another Spanish learning app that teaches the language to learners through games. The app is addictive, with its innovative games that encourage the children to learn and speak in Spanish.
The app features an array of pronunciation exercises that are all designed to motivate the students to learn in a fun way. There are also expression games in the app that teaches them to say the words loudly and repeat the vocabulary so that the children understand what they are learning and how a word is pronounced. The audio-visual dictionary in the app makes it easy for the learners to practice.
The app monitors the learning progress of the children are monitored by the app and sends a monthly progress report to the parents. Users with a subscription gain access to the four new activities added to the app every month.
Pili Pop Español is available in the
Google Play Store:- (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=air.com.swasa.PiliPopSpanish&hl=en_US )
App Store;- (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/pili-pop-espa%C3%B1ol/id1032688985).
14. Bilingual Child
Bilingual Child is an app that teaches English and Spanish languages to children using animated books. The app features two characters, Lucy (who speaks English) and Carlos (who speaks Spanish), who teach the learners vocabulary.
The learners get to listen and understand the language by watching the interaction between Lucy and Carlos. As the two characters interact, a word bubble appears near the character’s head in both languages, thus introducing the learners to new words. The graphics and animations in the app make it fun and keep the students engaged as they learn.
There are also options for in-app purchases in the app to gain access to additional books that are based on different themes, such as animals, numbers, colors, body parts, transportation and shapes.
Bilingual Child app is available in
App Store:- (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/bilingual-child-learn-spanish/id488624401).