Language-learning apps that you need now


Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Need to familiarize yourself with a local language? Say goodbye to feeling like Google Translate is the only person who understands you, and be the bilingual who makes heads turn. And no, it will not bring back those awful high-school Spanish memories. Whether your only free time is waiting in a coffee line or you have a few minutes on your phone during the day, there is an app that can do the job quickly.