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Four English-speaking apps for speaking to native speakers | Languages

English conversations can be practiced with language apps that connect students to native speakers to learn English in online conversations. Apps like HiNative and HelloTalk can offer English conversations for beginners from basic, intermediate and even advanced levels, depending on the chat partner with whom you are speaking in English. The apps, available for free for Android and iPhone (iOS), have different resources for studies.

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If you prefer to learn to speak English with audio, HelloTalk may be your option. But, if you just want to ask questions about expressions and graces, HiNative seems to be more recommended. If you want to maintain friendships with natives, Slowly is the best choice. Check the list of apps for conversing in English and choose your favorite.

English Conversation Site: app for students and native speakers to learn English Photo: Clara Fabro / TechTudoEnglish Conversation Site: app for students and native speakers to learn English Photo: Clara Fabro / TechTudo

English Conversation Site: app for students and native speakers to learn English Photo: Clara Fabro / TechTudo

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Slowly works by means of letters to practice conversations in English online Photo: Reproduo / TechTudoSlowly works by means of letters to practice conversations in English online Photo: Reproduo / TechTudo

Slowly works by means of letters to practice conversations in English online Photo: Reproduo / TechTudo

To use Slowly, you only need to create your personalized avatar, add your birthday and add a nickname. When you register, the app allows you to select some topics of interest, such as movies, books, pets, culture and arts. The topics chosen must contain at least three areas of interest, and at most 30. The greater the number of topics, the better the combination with the users of the application. Topics such as LGBT, feminism and disabilities can also be found.

The language app allows you to choose the foreign languages ??you are interested in and your level of fluency, in addition to being able to choose another language to learn how to speak English and other languages. The idea of ??the app is very interesting, and it works through letters written online. You need to write a letter, which will be sent to someone else around the world who is also registered in the app. Letters may take a long time to be sent, and this will depend on the distance between you and the user you are writing to.

Through the app, there are two ways to meet people and train languages: "auto-match" and "manual match". The "auto-match" is available once a day, and is carried out based on your topics of interest and common languages. The "manual match" can be done manually by the user, and there is no limitation on letters that can be written and sent per day.

Conversation site: HelloTalk is a language app that helps users learn and study another language Photo: Reproduo / Felipe AlencarConversation site: HelloTalk is a language app that helps users learn and study another language Photo: Reproduo / Felipe Alencar

Conversation site: HelloTalk is a language app that helps users learn and study another language Photo: Reproduo / Felipe Alencar

The app works as a social network for conversational courses in English and other languages, has a very intuitive interface and allows conversations with natives via chat. You can see which users are online to start a conversation. HelloTalk allows users to make calls, and send audio and photos. The app is available for free download on Android and iPhone (iOS) phones, and allows you to choose only one language in this mode. For subscribers, the choice of up to three languages ??in the modalities of learning and teaching is enabled.

In addition, the app has a translation tool that can be used when the user has difficulty with periods, even in the free version, and also allows users to make corrections to phrases sent by other users, facilitating learning between them. The application also has a tab with classes and interactive games, containing free and paid content.

Airtripp application helps you to meet people from other countries and learn how to speak English Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireAirtripp application helps you to meet people from other countries and learn how to speak English Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Airtripp application helps you to meet people from other countries and learn how to speak English Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Airtripp is a language application that is available for free download for iPhone (iOS) and Android. The app is an open social network that allows posts of texts, photos and videos. From these posts, other users can reach you, visit your profile and send friend requests.

On the home page, you can view posts from other people from different countries, adding them as friends, and the app also allows you to send messages. In chat, in addition to training a new language with a native speaker, there is also the possibility of translating messages. An interesting function of the app is sending gifts to friends: from them, the user receives points that can be exchanged for air tickets.

HiNative can be used to learn a new language on your cell phone Photo: Reproduo / Marvin CostaHiNative can be used to learn a new language on your cell phone Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

HiNative can be used to learn a new language on your cell phone Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Available for free on the iPhone (iOS) and Android platforms, HiNative allows communication with natives through questions and answers. Through questions with questions about word translation, or even entire sentences, users communicate and can ask questions about the languages ??in which they are interested in studying or learning. The app allows you to choose more than one foreign language and, when selecting it, you need to rate your skill level.

Through questions, the user can choose the type of debt he wants to take out in "How do I say this", "What's the difference", "Does it sound natural" and "Ask anything". Answers can be given by different users and from different countries, a function that becomes interesting in countries that use the same language, and that have expressions with different meanings.

Complete and free English course; enjoy the website and the app

Complete and free English course; enjoy the website and the app