What's New

Updated for iOS 10, bug fixes, and answers to the meaning of life.

App Description

Did you know that you may be wasting a huge portion of your time learning Spanish due to inefficient learning methods? Let me tell you how you can learn FASTER.

It’s all about a new technique called Intelligent Cumulative Exposure. As much as we’d like to think that we can improve our Spanish by watching movies or just being dumped in the right country, our brains are proven to best absorb new language concepts one-at-a-time, in small increments. And I don’t mean just learning word lists one-at-a-time. I mean building your actual sentence-forming skills from the ground up.

Why Brainscape Spanish Works

Intelligent Cumulative Exposure (ICE) is the system of introducing concepts incrementally, at gradually increasing difficulty, in the context of REAL sentences, while repeating the tough concepts in the right intervals of time based on YOUR confidence levels. ICE is also a method that explains grammatical nuances in PLAIN ENGLISH rather than hoping you just “figure them out” through immersion.

There's no reason you should be hearing totally unfamiliar strings of gibberish fly in one ear and out the other. You should be building yourself up by scaffolding one concept at a time.

The problem is that there are currently NO apps on the market that apply the simple ICE method. Creating a comprehensive curriculum based on Intelligent Cumulative Exposure takes WORK, and most app developers are more concerned with flashy software than with actual learning sciences.

UNTIL NOW.

Brainscape’s learning scientists from Columbia and Yale Universities have spent the past THREE YEARS developing a complete, scientifically optimized Spanish curriculum tailored specifically for the mobile environment. In the process, we have created the first web and mobile app based around Intelligent Cumulative Exposure. Check out our 40-page white paper on our website, explaining the cognitive science behind why this works.

With Brainscape's Learn Spanish, you get:

- A carefully tailored curriculum that builds on previous concepts and guides you from beginner to conversational at your own pace
- The equivalent of FOUR YEARS' WORTH of high school Spanish classes
- Over 10,000 AUDIO flashcards for the most common Spanish words, phrases, and sentence constructions
- Simple explanations for key grammatical concepts and the most common verb conjugations
- Ongoing feedback, statistics, and visualization tools to help you track your progress
- A network of thousands of other learners who support each other’s learning every day

We look forward to working with you over the months and years to come. You’ll be glad you joined the Brainscape community.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • July 02, 2011 Initial release
  • July 06, 2011 Price increase: FREE! -> $19.99
  • July 19, 2011 New version 2.20110711
  • July 24, 2011 Price increase: $19.99 -> $39.99
  • July 30, 2011 Price decrease: $39.99 -> $9.99
  • September 07, 2011 New version 2.20110831
  • October 14, 2011 New version 2.20111010
  • November 16, 2011 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • November 19, 2011 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • January 17, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • January 19, 2012 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • February 07, 2012 New version 2.20120131
  • June 09, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> FREE!
  • June 10, 2012 Price increase: FREE! -> $9.99
  • October 13, 2012 New version 2.20121005
  • October 16, 2012 New version 2.20121013
  • November 29, 2012 New version 2.20121121
  • May 09, 2013 Price decrease: $9.99 -> FREE!
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  • June 25, 2013 Price increase: $11.99 -> $19.99
  • September 20, 2013 New version 2.20130918
  • September 26, 2013 Price decrease: $19.99 -> FREE!
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  • December 29, 2013 New version 2.20131219
  • October 11, 2014 New version 2.20140919
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  • December 06, 2014 New version 2.20141125
  • December 17, 2014 Price decrease: $19.99 -> FREE!
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  • July 28, 2015 New version 2.20150710
  • July 28, 2015 Price increase: $19.99 -> $29.99
  • July 30, 2015 Price decrease: $29.99 -> FREE!
  • August 03, 2015 Price increase: FREE! -> $29.99
  • August 07, 2015 Price decrease: $29.99 -> $19.99
  • September 02, 2015 Price increase: $19.99 -> $29.99
  • October 22, 2015 New version 2.20151011
  • August 13, 2016 New version 2.20160809