App Description

Couchsurfing and TripLingo have teamed up to bring you… CouchLingo! Exclusively for Couchsurfing members, CouchLingo is your essential guide to the local language and culture.

Don’t sweat communicating as you Couchsurf abroad: with CouchLingo, travel easy as you learn to talk like a local with our casual, fun and humorous approach to adding essential phrases to your repertoire.

Learn phrases you’ll actually need while traveling with our customized phrase list, which helps you access the words and expressions relevant to your personality, trip, and any special needs you have (such as food allergies). Use the “Slang Slider” to see formal, casual, slang and even crazy ways to say each phrase.

CouchLingo’s beautiful design includes:

✓ Over 3,000 high-quality audio files from native speakers. Both ‘Normal’ & ‘Slow’ audio for each phrase to help you nail the pronunciation

✓ A customized phrase list unique to you. Based on your needs, CouchLingo creates an essential phrase list unique to you

✓ Built-in flashcards to make learning a breeze

✓ Coverage for over 25 practical categories, including phrases related to food allergies and other special needs

✓ Over 1000 phrases, 800 word bank files and a 2000+ word dictionary

✓ Cultural information about each phrase to let you know when it’s appropriate, what it means and why you would use it

✓ Phonetic pronunciation guide so you can sound out the phrases as they are spoken

✓ Articles about local customs, etiquette and even proverbs that give you insight into the local culture

✓ No internet connection required- forget about absurd roaming fees

We offer live support at, and you can always email us at [email protected] for any assistance.

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Media Reviews:

"If you’re planning on travelling... make sure TripLingo gets packed along with the rest of your necessities…because it is one." - The Next Web

"A travel app that doesn't make you sound stupid to the natives." – Thrillist

"A much better way to help you customize what you want and need to know about a particular language." -Read Write Web

"We're calling it a cheaper, more practical, better designed version of Rosetta Stone." -Atlanta Egotist

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • November 15, 2014 Initial release

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