It all started with two friends who rented a very small space in Berlin because their desire to learn a foreign language was so great. They added two more friends. Their goal was to bring together people from all over the world who also wanted to learn a foreign language. They thought they could learn each other\’s language. They had no idea what they were getting themselves into. As the app grew in popularity, it became the main reason they patented their previously unpaid app and created a paid product. UnlikeBabbel, however, which uses a predefined algorithm, Markus Witte and Thomas Hall, working with teachers, linguists, and other experts who are leaders in their field, have begun preparing the app\’s users for everyday conversation. The beginning of the process is to ensure that educational apps can be used for everyday conversations. The beginning of this process dates back to August 2007, when the educational app was released. [We couldn\’t have expected such a huge success and the team had no business plan. Today, the team has about 750 members, and for less than 10 euros per month, the team is willing to sacrifice almost everything for the convenience of subscribers, which justified the high expectations. The originality is that the staff never copies anything and always keeps the service as up-to-date as possible. The application simply moves with the times.
In 2015 Babbel opened a “branch office” in New York, reportedly to help attract customers from the US and Europe. The move contributed to revenues of over $22 million.
This is e-learning, which basically means learning online anytime, anywhere. works on both iOS and Android platforms. Currently, 14 languages can be learned: German, English (US and UK), French, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Swedish, and Italian.
Since 2017 it has been announced that this app, based on a collaboration with Cambridge University, will bring some very inexpensive tests up to B1 level