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JW Language

JW Language is an official app produced by Jehovah’s Witnesses to help language learners improve their vocabulary and communication skills in the ministry and at congregation meetings.

Available Languages

Arabic

Indonesian

Russian

Bengali

Italian

Spanish

Chinese Cantonese (Traditional)

Japanese

Swahili

Chinese Mandarin (Simplified)

Korean

Tagalog

English

Low German

Thai

French

Malay

Turkish

German

Myanmar

Vietnamese

Hindi

Portuguese

Ministry-Focused Content

The words and phrases in JW Language focus on preaching, teaching, and Biblical vocabulary. Tracts are also included for side-by-side comparison in your primary and target languages.

Learning Features

  • Read words and phrases in your primary and target languages side by side

  • Listen to a native speaker read a word, phrase, or publication

  • Watch ministry-focused videos in your target language

  • Learn visually with pictures

  • Practice with learning activities

    • Look: Choose the translation of what you see

    • Match: Select matching pairs

    • Listen: Choose the translation of what you hear

    • Flash Cards: Guess the translation of what you see

    • Audio Lesson: Hear a collection read out loud with pauses for practice

Customize

  • Save collections of your favorite pictures and phrases for quick access

  • Adjust speech playback with audio speed settings

  • Turn Romanized text on or off

  • Download content for offline use

  • Save space on your device with lower video resolution options

Romanization

For languages with writing systems not based on the Roman alphabet, words and phrases are also shown with optional Roman text.

Support

If you have problems with JW Language, please complete and submit our online help form.