Basic Spanish for Dummies Cost: $US0.99 | Developer: Skava | Platform: iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Requires iOS 2.2.1 or later | Version: 1.3.0 | Reviewed on an iPhone 4
Basic Spanish for Dummies is by no means an app that will make you speak fluent Spanish but it lets you learn the basics of the language.
Everybody has to start somewhere, right?
It splits its information into several categories, from commonly used words and phrases to a dictionary of words you should know. To test your learning progress, there are flash cards to help you gauge just how much Spanish you have absorbed.
Words can be read out to you if you are not sure how to sound them out.
The app also has video lessons but will have to be downloaded onto your device before you can view them.
Users can even share particular Spanish words and phrases via Facebook or Email.
The layout is simple, making it easy to navigate.
Whether you are travelling to a Spanish speaking country or you just want to learn a few words to impress your friends, Basic Spanish for Dummies is a good starting point.
Pros: Simple to use, sound files for words and phrases useful, good layout
Cons: A bit light on content
Verdict: Basic Spanish for Dummies is a good starting point for anybody that wants to pick up the language.
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