TripLingo Spanish Essentials for Mexico by TripLingo, LLC (iPhone)
Released: May 3, 2011
Version: 1.4
Size: 15 MB
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TripLingo Spanish Essentials for Mexico

TripLingo, LLC
TripLingo named by Business Insider as one of "11 Groundbreaking Inventions of 2011"! Read the article yourself:

TripLingo is the most complete, beautiful, easy, and FUN way to learn Spanish, period. Forget $500 for Rosetta Stone, painful flashcard apps, or boring phrase books. TripLingo focuses on the phrases you actually need. We'll show you formal, casual, slang & crazy ways to say each phrase. Click “more” to see raving press reviews!

UPDATE 8/29- BRAND NEW RE-RECORDED AUDIO! NOTE: You must upgrade to the HD Audio (free) for this to work.

Recent Media Reviews of TripLingo:

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

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

"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 sort of Rosetta Stone learning course on speed, a customized and contextualized foreign language phrase list..."
- Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"Forget about the battered English-to-whatever-language phrase book. The next time you're in a foreign land, find just the right words to communicate with the natives... Better still, throw out some slang that will really impress..." - Atlanta Business Chronicle


TripLingo is a fun, personalized language guide that helps you talk like the locals and make the most out of your travels. Learn Spanish the way people in Mexico actually speak it. TripLingo is designed to help you to learn and also communicate on-the-go.

Based on your unique interests, planned activities, and personality, TripLingo creates a customized phrase list to help you focus on the phrases you actually need.

For each phrase, TripLingo includes TWO audio examples per phrase (one pronounced slowly) AND a phonetic spelling of each phrase. TripLingo Spanish helps you get beyond the words by including information on how each phrase relates to the local culture.

Also included: built-in dictionary, word bank, written articles on the local culture, and more. Plus, no internet connection is required!



TripLingo contains:

•1000+ unique phrases
•600 wordbank files
•2000 word dictionary
•4000 professionally recorded audio files


• Ability to download higher quality audio packs
• Ability to import additional phrase lists
• On-the-go phrase list creation
• Ongoing re-evaluation of phrases

Beyond its rich content, TripLingo offers:

Designed to help you familiarize yourself with each phrase, learning mode contains the original English, its translation equivalent, pronunciation, audio, and cultural information related to that phrase.

The Slang Slider allows you to communicate with everyone from a grandmother to your peeps in the club. Sliding the handle quickly changes the phrase from formal to colloquial, slang, or outrageous ways to communicate.

Speed your learning process by using the intelligent flashcard system. By using spaced repetition, scores and badges, and progress indicators, TripLingo makes retention entertaining and easy.

The dictionary has over 2,000 words and audio examples for fast access to less-common words. A list of travel situations helps you drill down to the phrase you are looking for. And, cultural and geographic information provides a deeper dive into the local culture and language with a curated collection of articles.

Please send feedback and feature requests to . We'd love to hear from you.

What's new in version 1.4
- Fixed glitch that caused some audio to be cut off
- Improved algorithm for custom phrase list creation
- Minor bug fixes and performance optimizations
Our verdict: Ok
  • + TripLingo Spanish Essentials for Mexico is an ok, 3.5-star app.
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