CNET logo Why You Can Trust CNET

Our expert deal-hunting staff showcases the best price drops and discounts from reputable sellers daily. If you make a purchase using our links, CNET may earn a commission.

Less Than a Day Left to Save Over $400 on a Lifetime Babbel Subscription

This CNET-exclusive offer expires tonight, so you've only got a few hours left to get a lifetime language-learning membership for just $150.

Adrian Marlow Contributor
Adrian is a deals and updates writer on the Commerce team at CNET. With a love of books, entertainment, travel, tabletop games and, yes, even fandom, they can often be found at concerts, RenFest, Dragon Con or at home binge-watching everything from new hits to classics. After graduating from Kennesaw State with a B.A. in English and Professional Writing, Adrian had a short gig in casting, followed by a long stint teaching English lit, theater and film. Adrian enjoys sharing insights and favorite finds with their readers.
Adrian Marlow
3 min read

This one-time purchase scores you access to over 10,000 hours of educational content, spanning 14 languages -- including Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and more. But you've only got a few hours left to take advantage of this offer, so act fast. 

You don't have to move to a whole new country to learn a new language. Babbel is one of our favorite language-learning apps available in 2023, and offers an online school-type learning experience that makes it easy to practice at home and right now, you can score lifetime access at a serious discount. Today is your last chance to pick up a lifetime subscription for just $150 at StackSocial, which saves you $449 compared to the usual price. This offer is set to expire at 11:59 p.m. PT (2:59 a.m. ET) tonight, so be sure to get signed up before then if you don't want to miss out on these savings. 

Being able to speak more than one language has some huge benefits, whether it's just a basic understanding of a language that can help you get around when you travel abroad or total fluency that will help you land a new job. In our globally connected world, people are communicating across borders for all sorts of reasons, and mastering a foreign language can be a valuable skill for anyone to have -- and you can do it from the comfort of your own home. 

Babbel's extensive language software includes Spanish, French, Italian, German, Russian, Swedish, Indonesian and Portuguese. The lessons are short and to the point, allowing you to practice in 10- to 15-minute intervals that can fit into any schedule. Real-life topics include travel, family, business, food and more. There are also a variety of skill levels available, ranging from beginner to advanced, so the program can grow with you as you improve. 

A selection of the languages you can learn with Babbel.

The speech-recognition technology will give you immediate feedback on pronunciation, so you don't just learn to read and write, but how to listen and speak, as well. You'll also get personalized review sessions to reinforce what you've learned. The program works across desktop and mobile devices. And though the internet is required most of the time, there is also an offline mode available where you can access courses, lessons and reviews without Wi-Fi, so long as you download them beforehand. Babbel also syncs your progress across your devices so that you can jump in from wherever is most convenient. 

Becoming fluent in a new language is a great way to stay engaged in learning, and the transferrable skills you gain can open a lot of doors for leisure, work and beyond. Note that while you can access this program on as many devices as you want, this subscription offer is only available for new users.

Babbel is a great value when compared to other online courses, especially with this current discount. So whether you're a lifelong learner or just want to pick up some basics for your globetrotting adventures, this is a solid deal.

Read more: 11 Items to Add to Your Travel Checklist for a Smooth Trip

Ready for the next premium app?
Check for promo codes with our CNET Shopping extension before installing the app on your phone.
Add CNET Shopping
Shopping laptop image