Busuu is a social network for learning languages. It is based on a freemium business model. The website provides learning units for twelve languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Polish, Turkish, Arabic, Japanese and Chinese. (Source: Wikipedia.com)
Busuu offers courses based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). CEFR has 6 levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, and C2.
CEFR levels relate to CLB levels in the following way:
- A1 – CLB 1-2
- A2 – CLB 3-4
- B1 – CLB 5-6
- B2 – CLB 7-8
- C1 – CLB 9-10
- C2 – CLB 11-12
How to Learn with Busuu
- listen and repeat
- write and get feedback from the community
- record your voice and get feedback from the community
- do quizzes and review exercises
- connect with an English speaker who wants to learn your language
Try it out (www.busuu.com). It’s free. Then let us know on the forum if it worked for you.