Rapidly Learn Languages with News & Stories

Langster turns fun, bite-sized stories into A1–B2 language lessons.

I want to learn French







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What real users and professors say about Langster

Love this!

I love reading and hearing in French. This app is very helpful to see and hear examples of written and oral French. I like the quizzes and explanations!

ZannerMom - Learning French

Excellent app!

I love the set up of this app. It’s easy to use, has tools to understand the readings and a quiz after. I like that the articles are short so I can do it daily.

RelaxingWaves - Learning Spanish

Learning via reading & listening‍

I want to improve my Spanish reading comprehension. I've been trying many other apps and different ways but the progression was slow. I've tried Langster for a week, my progress is great so far and I've learn many new Spanish words that is useful for me. Keep up the good work!​    ​ 

Salerno Nobles - Learning Spanish

A unique app

It was so helpful and custom-made for my learning style that I wanted to write a review, even though I very rarely take the time. I find it wonderful how the developers thought out all the different needs of the learner and sought to meet them with the app.

John Steward - Learning German

Hidden gem

This is probably one of the most effective language learning apps I have come across. Well graded texts with quick and easy access to dictionary and grammar explanations. Stories are not too long which enables time for a thorough review and recap.

Jim - Learning French

One of a kind

I don’t write reviews often at all, but I felt compelled to write one for this app. I’ve tried probably 6-8 German language learning apps and this is the best one for my learning style, by far.

Erica Wendel - Learning German

Langster for Educators

Enhance your student's language learning experience with short stories for all learning levels, quizzes to test comprehension, and spaced repetition word training exercises.

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one of the daily new stories in our vast library


words & phrases you want to repeat


with spaced repetition and help for context


and advance from A1 to B2 in only a few weeks

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Frequently asked questions

What is Langster?

Langster is the world’s first CEFR-graded language-learning reader for many languages. Langster provides a vast library of appropriated story lessons with instant translations, premium audio, interactive quizzes, and grammar explanations in context.

How do I know that Langster works?

When tested on graded reading, we found that German university students processed and retained vocabulary much faster when using Langster to learn. Not only that, but they also enjoyed the process more compared to learning with traditional reading and listening material.

How many languages can I learn with Langster?

Langster currently offers story lessons in English, German, French, Spanish and Japanese.

Are Langster story lessons free to read?

Learners can check in occasionally to take advantage of our rotating free stories, but reading all the stories at once does cost a small fee, which we use to keep improving Langster.

Is Langster the right choice for me?

Langster is best suited for learners who already have a basic understanding of their target language and want to quickly improve their reading, listening, and vocabulary.

I have feedback! How can I reach you?

We love feedback! Please send us an email to [email protected].

How can I manage my subscription?

To manage your subscription, follow these steps:

(1) For Android, open your Play Store app and go to your profile on the top right. Then go to "Payments and subscriptions".
(2) For iPhone and iPad, open the "Settings" app on your device. Then go to your name and open "Subscriptions."
(3) For a subscription via website, log in with the email you used for purchase. Then go to the settings in the app.

If you encounter problems managing your subscription, please reach out to [email protected].