Happy International Mother Language Day!

by on 21 February 2015

For International Mother Language Day, we wanted to celebrate the glory and diversity of human language. We asked you to record and send us videos saying a phrase that represents joy and laughter, but also, the frustration of trying to learn a new language. The only phrase we thought would...


March MemChallenge for Classes

by on 20 February 2015

Prizes to be won by the top Classes on Memrise in March!

Between the 1st and 31st of March, all classes on Memrise will have a chance to compete against each other to find out who is the most knowledge hungry class in the world. A few simple rules:

  1. To...


Last call for the Memrise Prize!

by on 18 February 2015

Just 10 days to go to submit your entries for the Memrise Prize!

It’s the richest and most exciting prize in cognitive science, we’ve received a wealth of entries from people ranging from the top psychology laboratories at ivy League universities, to inspired amateurs keen to test their...


Why is English in vogue?

by on 16 February 2015

Across the world today, more than 1 billion people are studying English. 750 million of those use it as a foreign language, using it for travel or work, but for 350 million English is their second language, which they speak, and use every day, alongside their mother tongue. Whole industries...


FAQ for February Goal Setter Challenge

by on 11 February 2015

There is still enough time to join the February Goal Setter Challenge, set your goals and start learning towards the 12 day streak required to enter the prize draw.

We have had questions coming in about the rules of the challenge and put together answers for most frequently asked questions...