Looking for a new hobby or learn a new language in your spare time? Duolingo provides a highly intuitive and fun way to relearn your own mother tongue or impressing your mates. They offer a range of topics to solidify a foundation with quizzes with plenty audio and visual clues.
Cost? FREE with Duolingo Plus costing £12.49 per month.
Where can I find it? It’s available on the Google Play and App Store – for a browser option and more information are available here.
QuizUp is a burst of trivia duelling with friends. They have an extensive list of topics to choose from and available to play in different languages. It is ideal for those looking a quick competitive break from studying or for those who find pub quizzes drag on for too long.
Cost? FREE with various in-app purchases.
Where can I find it? It’s available on the App Store and Google Play – account signup is available here.
What does it do? Plays natural background noises such as a forest, river, rainfall, cafe buzz etc. You can mix different sounds and change the volume.
What can I use it for? Helpful in masking your environmental noise to improve focus and boost productivity. It can also be used for relaxation and for providing a soothing background noise to help fall asleep.
Cost? It’s free! Premium subscriptions available to purchase.
Where can I find it?It’s available to download from the App Store and Google Play. For further information on the app you can take a look here: https://www.noisli.com/