How to learn a new skill in your lunch break


There are many ways to learn a new skill. You can attend a class, read a book or even take a webinar.

Or you can put that smartphone of yours to really good use and download one of the many educational apps available online. This means you can learn when you want, for as long as you want – even during your lunch break!

Whether you have 10 minutes or an hour, here is a selection of apps to help you learn to fold origami, speak a language or draw amazing art.

Duolingo – Learn Languages for Free
By: Duolingo
Cost: Free
Available: iTunes and Google Play
Duolingo is Apple’s iPhone App of the Year! Learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Irish, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, and English. Totally fun. Totally free. Yeah, it’s pretty sweet.

How to Draw – Free Drawing Lessons
By: Pacific Spirit Media
Cost: Free
Available: iTunes
Learn to draw faces, doodles, cartoon characters, the human body or street scenes. It’s free and fun. There are simple instructions for kids as well as more advanced tips for teens and adults. Download and start drawing now!

How to Make Origami
By: Sergey Burlakov
Cost: Free
Available: iTunes and Google Play
Remember making paper airplanes at school? And remember how someone, instead of an airplane, made a flower, a jumping frog, or a parrot? That was like magic. And they only had their two hands and a plain piece of paper. How did they do it? We’ll show you how.

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