Author Archive | Alan

Job: Senior Mobile Developer – Special Projects

Hi there! This might be your lucky day. What is FluentU?  FluentU is a private, self-funded education company (started in 2011) that helps people learn languages with authentic videos. We have a website, iOS app, and Android app. Many people …

Introducing the FluentU iPad App

The wait is over! After months of development, we’ve finally released our iPad app. It brings the best of FluentU to the iPad. And the initial reviews are in: “After spending 15 minutes using this modified version for the …

Update: Blazing Fast Search!

In our 5th year of operation, we’ve had a fortunate problem. We have too much content. Too much authentic goodness like music videos, entertaining commercials and TV show segments. For example, for Chinese we have 1,800+ videos, 450+ audio files …

Giveaway: Win a Lifetime Subscription to FluentU!

In celebration of our upcoming iPhone app launch on May 28, we’re doing a giveaway! One lucky winner will get a lifetime subscription to FluentU, the best way to learn a language with music videos, movie trailers, news, and …

More Efficient Vocab List Management and Paypal Payments

We’re excited to announce 2 new updates that our users have been asking for. More Efficient Vocab Management Many of you are already using FluentU as your go-to tool for learning vocab. After all, you can already import words into …

Awesome New Feature: Audio for All Words and Examples

Our team at FluentU will do anything to help you learn a language. We will go to the edge of the earth. Watch “The Interview” again. Whatever it takes. With FluentU, you already have the convenience of being able to …

37 Amazing Polyglots Who Are Happy to Show You How They Do It

What’s your number? By number, of course, I’m referring to the number of languages you speak. Whether you’re an aspiring polyglot or can already speak multiple languages, you probably have some serious language learning goals. You probably also know that …

Get Early Access to the FluentU Android App!

In case you haven’t heard, FluentU is the best way to learn a language with real-world videos. Say bye to boring textbooks and hello to music videos, commercials, and TV shows. And soon, you’ll be able to do it on …

Crazy New Feature: Images For All Words and Phrases

Want to hear something crazy? We’ve decided to add high quality images to every single word on FluentU. You already have the convenience of being able to look up any word at any time by hovering over it or clicking …