Cultivate your thoughts, expand your vocabulary.

LingoStand makes it easy for you to build or improve your vocabulary in a language while reading content that helps you grow.

Integrates reading tools for effective study sessions that adapt to your memory and objectives.

I must admit that I love LingoStand, I use it every day and sometimes more than once a day.
- Juliana Marin, 2019


News And Updates

📌 11 / Nov/ 2021: Beta V3 version is open for free usage for the first group of users

After a succesfull period of testing and bugfixing we are ready to allow more people to use the app:

📌 25 / Oct/ 2021: Updating to a new version

We are currently updating from version 2.7 to version 3.0, which has significant changes... for this reason, we have removed the 2.7 version from the Play and iOS stores. We will re-launch Lingostand with the new version soon

You can still use the 2.7 web version, or if you have already installed the app on your phone it will continue to work until noticed.


How it works?

1. Read & Create Cards

  • 📖 Read real content, one bite at a time, without distractions.
  • 🗃️ Create Flashcards, adding relevant and mnemotechnic notes to learn new words.
  • 🎧 Listen to words and sentences with realistic accents and speed control.
  • 🌍 Translate words and sentences to your native language and read without frustrations.
  • 🕵️‍♀️ Deconstruct the grammar to learn and improve your communication.
  • 🔍 Focus: Automatically highlighted words from word lists (e.g. level B1 Spanish, Adjectives) to better choose which words to learn.

2. Effectivly learn your cards.

  • 🎯 Study and Practice your cards using specialized tools and effective methods.
  • 🎮 Achieve test streaks to master words.
  • ✅❎ At the end of each test session you get 2 piles: Correct and Incorrect. Try again with the incorrect pile for faster learning until all of your cards are in the correct pile.
  • 🗣️ Learn the meaning and pronunciation of each word.
  • 📅 LingoStand helps you optimize your study time by informing you when to study again.
  • 🎓 Learn more about the original study method in the Socratica video that inspired this development.

Benefits of Expanding your Vocabulary

Building Vocabulary has a powerful domino effect not only in your learning language journey but in all areas of your life.

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Communication

Improves all communication skills: Comprehension, pronunciation, writing, and listening.

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Fluency

Even if we are starting a new language, every new word we master allow us to communicate better.

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Success

Predicts occupational success, and it has been proven that achievement precedes vocabulary.

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Human Connections

It allows us to make meaningful connections to others, to experience that heavenly moment when we understand and are understood.

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Transformation

Helps you think of new thoughts, which crystalize into new decisions/actions that guide you to a new destiny.

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Thinking

It allows us to make better questions that enable us to arrive at better solutions faster.

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Protection

It is the best defense against manipulation- both commercial and political.

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Information Access

It empowers access to more valuable and life-changing information.

Learn more about the benefits with the Kelly Corrigan talk at the at TEDxSonomaCounty

Import, Follow or Find Content

  • Browse curated sources to follow.
  • Follow your own sources by using our RSS integration feature, and stay up to date with your favorite authors.
  • Insert a link from a web article and use it for your learning.
  • Upload your content Books, homework, presentations, articles.
  • Supported Formats PDFs, EPUBs, Presentations and Word Documents.
  • Copy and Paste text directly in the app and turn them into learning sessions.

Because Content Matters

Interest in the material you read will keep you coming back to the practice until you reach your fluency goals. Monotony is the enemy. We recommend using the target language as a vehicle for learning more about a subject, skill, or cultural area of interest.

From the Tim Ferris Blog

Use Trending News to develop your language skills

  • News articles expose learners to actual usage of a language while providing interesting conversation topics.
  • Browse recent news by categories: Science, Health, Business, Technology, Entertainment, Sports, General.
  • Sources by Country: United States, U.K, Canada, Colombia, Mexico, Spain, Chile, Argentina, Italy, Germany, France.
  • Automatically updates news content 3 times a day.
  • 🤓 For word geeks: Watch out for the top used words by categories (verbs, adjectives, nouns, etc...) by following our Twitter @bot_lingo

Lingo-Xray

Lingo Content Analysis: Each time you choose or import content, you get a comprehensive analysis that helps you deconstruct the content:

  • Length and the estimated time of reading.
  • Summarization determine essential ideas and decide your interest in the material.
  • Readability Levels for a flow reading experience according to your language level skills.
  • Vocabulary Part of Speach analysis, a word frequency breakdown of adjectives, verbs, nouns, etc... Find vocabulary that interests you beforehand.
  • Vocabulary Lingo Lists analysis see the density of words that belong to a particular group (e.g. business words, TOEFL or B1 Lvl).
  • Download the complete word list analysis of any word group.

Develop Listening and Pronunciation

  • Use realistic voices powered by IBM watson to practice listening and pronounciation.
  • Change accents, speed and gender to really master pronunciation.
  • Available for every sentence, cards and words all over the app.
  • All target languages supported.

Practice for that presentation or job interview!

  • Use the copy and paste feature, combined with the pronunciation tools, to practice your scripts.
  • Gain confidence by learning the lingo related to your profession.
  • We have used this tool to practice, present, and land jobs. We whish it works for you too!

What is Lingo Anyway?

Lingo: Words and phrases one group understands, but that outsiders might not, like computer lingo or musician's lingo.

Vocabulary.com

Lingo Lists and focus learning

  • 1. Subscribe to list of words that belong to a lingo group.
  • 2. You can choose to highlight these words as you read.
  • With this tool, you can easly find words that interests you to learn and create your flashcards to study.
Download Word Lists Here

True TOEFL story from a LingoStand user.

How LingoStand is helping Juliana?

Juliana Marin

May 16, 2019. Learning English, originally translated from spanish

LingoStand answer

May 17, 2019.

Juliana Marin

July 29, 2019. Learning English, originally translated from spanish

Get Inspired


The impact of reading and vocabulary
Kelly Corrigan at TEDxSonomaCounty


How to use Flash Cards
Socratica - Study Tips

Follow our LingoBot

See the most used words by news sources

Support for all countries and langauges we support news from