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english app feature

Learn English on your Phone! Download English App for free on the Play Store

Learn English on your phone! CultureAlley’s English App now available on the Play Store

Learn English language with CultureAlley’s fun and free English course designed exclusively for Hindi speakers. Having earned the trust of over 5,00,000 learners from around the world, this app focuses on helping you master English reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills, while building your vocabulary.


Android app on Google Play

Why download English-app?
★ 50 Lessons : 100% interactive, 100% fun, with grammar & conversations


★ Amazing Games : Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking exercises with immediate results and tips.

english app game

★ Chat with English tutors : WhatsApp like chat feature to interact with English language experts


★ Practice on the web, and Facebook : Learn real English words, and vocabulary while browsing your favorite websites – including Facebook.

★ Audio Dictionary : Learn new words, and hear their pronunciation right away.


Why is this the right solution for you?

★ It is personalized – Learn from your interests, and real world content on the web and Facebook
★ It is offline – You need no internet connection to access our lessons
★ It is a complete solution – Lessons, games, real world practice, and Q&A with teachers – we have it all for you.

So what are you waiting for? Download the app right away to help with your dream job interview, or with an exam, or to impress your friends! Boost your self confidence and let your personality shine.

Download the App for free from the App Store!

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English App is designed for Android 4.0 and above.


23 Spanish words that do not have a translation in English

While English and Spanish have some commonalities, and most Spanish words have a direct one word translation in English, there are a few words in Spanish that do not have a corresponding single word in English. Here are 23 Spanish words that do not have a translation in English:

1. Estrenar
To wear or use something for the first time.


2. Pelada
A pick up soccer game. Literally it means peeled or bare. I believe it’s used in South America.


3. Botellón (n)
Open-air drinking session, typically among youths. People bring their own alcohol which is bought from stores, making it a cheap alternative to going to bars or night clubs.


4. Enmadrarse (v)
For a child to become attached excessively to his/her mother.


5.  Friolero (n)
A person who is especially sensitive to cold weather and temperatures


6. Gentilicio (n)
A word to describe the inhabitants of a country or city


7. Pardo (a)
A brownish gray, like the color of an owl.


8. Puente (n)
A long weekend where you’ve added a day between the weekend and the holiday.  So if the holiday is on a Tuesday, and you take Monday off, you’ve made a puente to get a four-day weekend


9. Sobremesa (n)
The time spent after lunch or dinner talking to the people you shared the meal with


 10. Tuerto (a)
One-eyed, or blind in one eye.


11. Desvelado (a)

Tired, but specifically from having been kept awake or kept from sleeping well the prior night.


12. Consuegro (n)
The relationship between people whose children are married to each other. i.e. My father and my father-in-law are consuegros.


13 . Amigovio/a
A friend with benefits; a combination of amiga/o and novia/o.


14. Te quiero
A way to tell someone you care about them. Particularly when romance is involved, more meaningful than an “I like you” but less meaningful than an “I love you.” May be used as “I love you” in non-romantic relationships.


15. Duende
A climactic show of spirit in a performance or work of art, often applied to flamenco dancing or bull-fighting. A moment of inspiration.


16. Pena Ajena
Shame experienced on behalf of another person, even though that person may not experience shame.


17. Antier/Anteayer
A one-word way of saying the day before yesterday. A shorter version of ‘ntes de ayer.’

18. Embalagarse
The sensation your tongue has after eating too many sweets. It the feeling you get when you need some milk to go with that chocolate cake.


19. Atolondrar
To become so overwhelmed by something that you get scatter-brained and do something careless. For example, if you are being bombarded by emails, phone calls, text messages, etc, all at the same time, while trying to write an email, that you become so overwhelmed that you send it without an attachment.


20. Tocayo
A person who has the same name as you


21. Soler (v)
To be in the habit of doing something or accustomed to doing it.


22. Pavonear (v)
To strut about like a peacock, to be showy and ostentatious.


23. Concuñado (n)
Your brother’s brother-in-law. Though it can be used in the feminine form too. Cuñado/a of course being the word for brother-in-law or sister-in-law.


Tagalog to Spanish dictionary

Dictionaries in Tagalog | Tagalog to English, Tagalog to Spanish and Tagalog to Chinese dictionary now live!

Thrilled with your response on the English to Spanish, and English to Chinese talking dictionaries, we are introducing many new dictionaries on CultureAlley. Now you can build your vocabulary with dictionaries in your native tongue!

For our loyal learners in the Philippines, we are pleased to announce dictionaries in Tagalog (dictionaries with the base language as Tagalog (Filipino)). So if you speak Tagalog, and wish to learn new words in English, Spanish, Chinese, or Hindi – our dictionaries can help you!

New Tagalog dictionaries (Filipino dictionaries):

  1. Tagalog to English dictionaryTagalog to English dictionary
  2. Tagalog to Spanish dictionaryTagalog to Spanish dictionary
  3. Tagalog to Chinese dictionary (Mandarin)Tagalog to Chinese dictionary
  4. Tagalog to Hindi dictionaryTagalog to Hindi dictionary

As with the other dictionaries, the Tagalog dictionaries include audio support, and an easy search functionality. About 1000 most used words are organized by themes (such as shopping, eating out, family relations, business, and more!)

Dictionary themes