Though travel may be limited due to COVID-19, there's nothing wrong with making preparations now for your future sojourns. You don't have to immediately start packing but you may want to consider learning the language of your desired destination. Since the length of this pandemic is up in the air, it just might give you enough time to master one, two, or maybe even twelve languages.

If you're wondering where to start, one of the most popular options is the Busuu Language Learning app, available for free on Android, iOS, or via Web. But if you're looking to become a master linguist, the Premium Plus upgrade offers a whole slew of features that will further boost your skills and streamline your progress. For a limited time, you can educate yourself with a 2-Year Premium Plus Subscription for 50% off at $89.99 (reg. $180.00).

To get started, download the app from Google Play or the App Store. Prefer to engage on your computer? Simply sign up with your email, Facebook, or Google account on the Busuu website. Then redeem the code from your purchase in the account settings and, voila, you are now Premium Plus.

With this membership, you have access to over 1,000 lessons that have been created by linguistic experts from all over the world. Enhanced with machine learning technology, you can set up personalized plans to study when you want. You pick the pace. The Premium Plus subscription also includes an "Offline Mode" so you can learn where you want. No Wi-Fi? No problem!

The program offers 12 of the most spoken languages from across the globe:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Chinese
  • Japanese
  • Polish
  • Turkish
  • Russian
  • Arabic

Though Busuu offers superb speech recognition software, one of the best ways to practice a new language is by communicating with another person. And with the Premium Plus membership, you get to do just that. Whether it is for written or spoken lessons, you can get instant feedback from native speakers and other users from around the world.

Fostering a community of more than 100 million learners internationally, Busuu has earned reputable titles like "Google Play Store Editor's Choice" and "App of the Year" on the Apple App Store. The program has also been graced with EdTech's 2020 Breakthrough Award for App of the Year.

While language learning can be a fun hobby, it may also expand your professional horizons. Through a partnership with one of the world's largest education companies, you can earn official McGraw-Hill language certificates and add some extra skills to your LinkedIn profile. Who knows, maybe Busuu's Premium Plus subscription could help you land your next big job!

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