Category Archives: Languages

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15 Most Commonly Used English Phrases: Level up your English Pronunciation

Improving English pronunciation is important to become a confident communicator. Even if you're just starting out or are an advanced learner, usually there is always room to improve.  An easy place to start when trying to improve...


April 3, 2024

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The Emotional Intelligence of Language Learning

Watching polyglots like Youtuber  @xiaomanyc  effortlessly switch between languages can be awe-inspiring and almost magical. However, behind the technical lingustic skill there lies a profound emotional intelligence that...


April 3, 2024

A Free Guide to Common Pronunciation Mistakes in English

Ready to give your English pronunciation a boost? Explore this free guide with pronunciation tips that spell out the most common pronunciation mistakes and how to fix them.   Mastering English pronunciation can be challenging,...


March 26, 2024

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Forvo Academy is getting closer

Dear Forvers, Next year Forvo turns 15 and getting here as a world reference would not have been possible without all your help. For all this, the first thing we want to convey to you through this message is our gratitude for your commitment...


December 14, 2022

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A thank-you message

As you well know, Forvo is a collaborative project in which the community takes a vital importance. If something is clear to us, it is that, without the help of our loyal users, we could not have become a reference in the promotion and learning...


February 7, 2021

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How to master the French accent

Usually, people who endeavour to learn a language do so in the hope of being well-understood by its native speakers. Where French is concerned, that hope borders on need – the French revel in the exquisiteness of their language; they do...


January 30, 2020

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400 languages already on Forvo!

We are so thrilled to announce that we have just included the 400th language in Forvo with the addition of the Mandinka language. Considering that there are users in Forvo who speak this language, we decided to add it to our list of languages,...


December 2, 2019

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New app for travel available!

We are excited about the new app that we have launched for travel lovers!  Launching the new guide section was really appreciated by our users and we thought it was high time we could offer an app that would support this section. We...


October 22, 2019

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Forvo Kids, new app already available!

During the last months, we have been working hard to develop some apps for learning different languages directed to children. In the first stage, we decided to launch the English and Basque versions of the app. And after the positive...


April 30, 2019

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New recognition!

We are honoured to announce that we have been considered as one of the best resources to learn languages by Tutorfair! This company, formed by parents, tutors and web entrepreneurs, offers an interesting service to learn not only...


January 8, 2019

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Most visited words of 2018

Forvo, the world's largest pronunciation dictionary, has released its list of the most consulted words of 2018. For the first time in Forvo's history, a person has been the most visited entry. Can you guess what football player we are...


January 4, 2019

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Fascinating language facts you didn't know

It's no surprise, we love languages. Whether a language is spoken by many or few, it is important and contributes to the wonderful diversity of society. Learning more about these languages helps you to understand and appreciate the cultures...


March 21, 2018

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Best Italian resource

After a tough selection process and after whittling down from hundreds of recommended resources, we are delighted to announce that Forvo has been chosen to feature in Tutorful's Italian language and culture editorial! Considering that many...


March 20, 2018

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New language page is available!

In order to enrich the user experience, we are continually trying to come up with new features. Recently we have been working on the language page and we are glad to announce that the first step has already been taken. Now our users can learn...


March 9, 2018

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The new Travel Guide section now available!

These last months we have been working in order to satisfy our users' demands, who asked for a new section that would be useful when travelling. Thanks to the help and collaboration of many users, we could create a new section of travel...


January 11, 2018

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Our 350th language is here! Which one is it?

We're glad to announce that we've added a new language to our already wide list. Although it is not currently used in our everyday live, we believe it is a great idea to add this language for educational purposes. We are talking about...


January 5, 2018