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Summer Mode On! 5 Ways to Enjoy Learning and Summer Fun with Drops

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Aug 19, 2021

The end of summer is right around the corner -- now’s the time to make the most of what’s left! Whether you’re heading back to school, or just interested in finally picking up that language you’ve always wanted to learn, here are a few tips and resources to help you learn a new language this summer.

Here’s what you’ll learn in this article:

  • 5 ways to learn a new language this summer
  • Summer vocabulary in different languages
  • Ways to try out your new vocabulary

Let’s get started!

Learn a new language with Drops

5 Ways to Learn a New Language this Summer

Now is the perfect time to get a jumpstart on your language learning. Wondering how to get a headstart with a new language this summer? Here are five tips for mastering a new language this summer.

1 Try Out Drops Bites

Want a quick, easy way to learn new summer vocabulary in another language? Try out Drops Bites and get started learning summer words in any of our 45+ languages.

2 Go on a Summer Language Immersion Program

An immersion program is a great way to not only experience travel but also improve your language. And summer is the perfect time to travel abroad!

3 Take an Online Course in Another Language

There are lots of free online courses available today, many of which you can take in another language. Coursera, is one platform where you can find online courses in a variety of languages.

4 Download Drops

Drops is a language learning app that focuses on the building blocks of a new language: words. It’s quick, simple, and fun to play. You only need five minutes a day to start learning new words in a new language and best of all, it’s free.

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Learn Summer Words in Different Languages

Learn summer beach vocabulary in another language

Summer Vocabulary for Visiting the Beach

Learn these summer words in different languages:

Beach in Different Languages

  • Beach in French - la plage
  • Beach in Spanish - la playa
  • Beach in German - der Strand
  • Beach in Italian - la spiaggia
  • Beach in Russian - пляж (plyazh)
  • Beach in Portuguese - a praia
  • Beach in Chinese - 海滩 (hǎi tān)
  • Beach in Japanese - ビーチ (bīchi)
  • Beach in Korean - 바닷가 (badatga)
  • Beach in Vietnamese - bãi biển
  • Beach in Turkish - plaj
  • Beach in Indonesian - pantai
  • Beach in Dutch - het strand
  • Beach in Icelandic - strönd
  • Beach in Thai - ชายหาด (chaai haat)
  • Beach in Polish - plaża
  • Beach in Hawaiian - kahakai
  • Beach in Maori - taha moana
  • Beach in Samoan - matāfaga
  • Beach in Greek - παραλία (paralia)
  • Beach in Finnish - ranta
  • Beach in Estonia - rand
  • Beach in Croatian - plaža
  • Beach in Serbian - плажа (plaža)
  • Beach in Bosnian - plaža
  • Beach in Swahili - pwani
  • Beach in Yoruba - etíkun
  • Beach in Igbo - ụsọ oké osimiri

Sunglasses in Different Languages

  • Sunglasses in French - les lunettes de soleil
  • Sunglasses in Spanish - las gafas de sol
  • Sunglasses in German - die Sonnenbrille
  • Sunglasses in Italian - gli occhiali da sole
  • Sunglasses in Russian - солнечные очки (solnechnye ochki)
  • Sunglasses in Portuguese - os óculos de sol
  • Sunglasses in Chinese - 太阳镜 (tài yáng jìng)
  • Sunglasses in Japanese - サングラス (sangurasu
  • Sunglasses in Korean - 선글라스 (seongeullaseu)
  • Sunglasses in Vietnamese - kính râm
  • Sunglasses in Turkish - güneş gözlüğü
  • Sunglasses in Indonesian - kacamata hitam
  • Sunglasses in Dutch - de zonnebril
  • Sunglasses in Icelandic - sólgleraugu
  • Sunglasses in Thai - แว่นกันแดด (waen kan daet
  • Sunglasses in Polish - okulary przeciwsłoneczne
  • Sunglasses in Hawaiian - makaaniani kala
  • Sunglasses in Maori - mōhiti
  • Sunglasses in Samoan - tioata mo le la
  • Sunglasses in Greek - γυαλιά ηλίου (jalia iliou)
  • Sunglasses in Finnish - aurinkolasit
  • Sunglasses in Estonian - päikeseprillid
  • Sunglasses in Croatian - sunčane naočale
  • Sunglasses in Serbian - наочаре за сунце (naočare za sunce)
  • Sunglasses in Bosnian - sunčane naočale
  • Sunglasses in Swahili - miwani ya jua
  • Sunglasses in Yoruba - jígí agbòòrùn
  • Sunglasses in Igbo - ugogbe anya

Beach Towel in Different Languages

  • Beach Towel in French - la serviette de plage
  • Beach Towel in Spanish - la toalla de playa
  • Beach Towel in German - das Strandlaken
  • Beach Towel in Italian - il telo da mare
  • Beach Towel in Russian - пляжное полотенце (pliazhnoe polotentse)
  • Beach Towel in Portuguese - a toalha de praia
  • Beach Towel in Chinese - 沙滩毛巾 (shā tān máo jīn)
  • Beach Towel in Japanese - ビーチタオル (bīchitaoru
  • Beach Towel in Korean - 해변용 수건 (haebyeonyong sugeon)
  • Beach Towel in Vietnamese - khăn tắm biển
  • Beach Towel in Turkish - plaj havlusu
  • Beach Towel in Tagalog - tuwalyang pandagat
  • Beach Towel in Indonesian - handuk pantai
  • Beach Towel in Dutch - de strandhanddoek
  • Beach Towel in Icelandic - strandhandklæði
  • Beach Towel in Thai - ผ้าเช็ดตัวชายหาด (phaa chet tua chaai haat)
  • Beach Towel in Polish - ręcznik plażowy
  • Beach Towel in Hawaiian - kāwele kai
  • Beach Towel in Maori - taora tātahi
  • Beach Towel in Greek - πετσέτα θάλασσας (petseta thalassas)
  • Beach Towel in Finnish - rantapyyhe
  • Beach Towel in Estonian - rannarätik
  • Beach Towel in Croatian - ručnik za plažu
  • Beach Towel in Serbian - пешкир за плажу (peškir za plažu)
  • Beach Towel in Bosnian - peškir za plažu
  • Beach Towel in Swahili - taulo ya ufuoni
  • Beach Towel in Yoruba - aṣọ ìnura lókun
  • Beach Towel in Igbo - akwa nhicha ahụ ke mmiri

Swimsuit in Different Languages

  • Swimsuit in French - le maillot de bain
  • Swimsuit in Spanish - el bañador
  • Swimsuit in German - der Badeanzug
  • Swimsuit in Italian - il costume da bagno
  • Swimsuit in Russian - купальник (kupalnik)
  • Swimsuit in Portuguese - a roupa de banho
  • Swimsuit in Chinese - 泳装 (yǒng zhuāng)
  • Swimsuit in Japanese - 水着 (みずぎ, mizugi )
  • Swimsuit in Korean - 수영복 (suyeongbok)
  • Swimsuit in Vietnamese - đồ bơi
  • Swimsuit in Turkish - mayo
  • Swimsuit in Indonesian - baju renang
  • Swimsuit in Dutch - het badpak
  • Swimsuit in Icelandic - sundföt
  • Swimsuit in Thai - ชุดว่ายน้ำ chut waai naam
  • Swimsuit in Polish - kostium kąpielowy
  • Swimsuit in Hawaiian - lole ʻauʻau
  • Swimsuit in Maori - kākahu kaukau
  • Swimsuit in Samoan - ofu 'au'au
  • Swimsuit in Greek - μαγιό (majo)
  • Swimsuit in Finnish - uimapuku
  • Swimsuit in Estonian - trikoo
  • Swimsuit in Croatian - kupaći kostim
  • Swimsuit in Serbian - купаћи костим (kupaći kostim)
  • Swimsuit in Bosnian - kupaći kostim
  • Swimsuit in Swahili - vazi la kuogelea
  • Swimsuit in Yoruba - aṣọ ìlúwẹ̀ẹ́
  • Swimsuit in Igbo - uwe egwu mmiri

Sunscreen in Different Languages

  • Sunscreen in French - la crème solaire
  • Sunscreen in Spanish - el protector solar
  • Sunscreen in German - die Sonnencreme
  • Sunscreen in Italian - la crema solare
  • Sunscreen in Russian - солнцезащитный крем (solntsezashchitnyi krem)
  • Sunscreen in Portuguese - o protetor solar
  • Sunscreen in Chinese - 防晒霜 (fáng shài shuāng)
  • Sunscreen in Japanese - 日焼け止め (ひやけどめ, hiyakedome)
  • Sunscreen in Korean - 선크림 (seonkeurim)
  • Sunscreen in Vietnamese - kem chống nắng
  • Sunscreen in Turkish - güneş kremi
  • Sunscreen in Indonesian - krim tabir surya
  • Sunscreen in Dutch - de zonnebrandcrème
  • Sunscreen in Icelandic - sólarvörn
  • Sunscreen in Thai - ครีมกันแดด (khreem kan daet)
  • Sunscreen in Polish - krem do opalania
  • Sunscreen in Hawaiian - ʻaila pale lā
  • Sunscreen in Maori - pani ārai hihirā
  • Sunscreen in Samoan - kulimi mo le la
  • Sunscreen in Greek - αντηλιακό (andiliako)
  • Sunscreen in Finnish - aurinkorasva
  • Sunscreen in Estonian - päikesekreem
  • Sunscreen in Croatian - krema za sunčanje
  • Sunscreen in Serbian - крема за сунчање (krema za sunčanje)
  • Sunscreen in Bosnian - krema za sunčanje
  • Sunscreen in Swahili - losheni ya kujikinga na jua
  • Sunscreen in Yoruba - ìpara adènà-òòrùn
  • Sunscreen in Igbo - ude anwụ

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Summer Vocabulary for Going Camping

Tent in Different Languages

  • Tent in French - la tente
  • Tent in Spanish - la tienda
  • Tent in German - das Zelt
  • Tent in Italian - la tenda
  • Tent in Russian - палатка (palatka)
  • Tent in Portuguese - a barraca
  • Tent in Chinese - 帐篷 (zhàng péng)
  • Tent in Japanese - テント (tento)
  • Tent in Korean - 텐트 (tenteu)
  • Tent in Vietnamese - lều
  • Tent in Turkish - çadır
  • Tent in Indonesian - tenda
  • Tent in Dutch - de tent
  • Tent in Icelandic - tjald
  • Tent in Thai - เต็นท์ (ten)
  • Tent in Polish - namiot
  • Tent in Hawaiian - hale lole
  • Tent in Maori - tēneti
  • Tent in Samoan - fale 'ie
  • Tent in Greek - σκηνή (skini)
  • Tent in Finnish - teltta
  • Tent in Estonian - telk
  • Tent in Croatian - šator
  • Tent in Serbian - шатор (šator)
  • Tent in Bosnian - šator
  • Tent in Swahili - hema
  • Tent in Yoruba - àtíbàbà
  • Tent in Igbo - ụlọikwuu
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Camp Stove in Different Languages

  • Camp Stove in French - le réchaud de camping
  • Camp Stove in Spanish - el hornillo de camping
  • Camp Stove in German - der Campingkocher
  • Camp Stove in Italian - il fornellino da campeggio
  • Camp Stove in Russian - походная печь (pokhodnaia pech)
  • Camp Stove in Portuguese - o fogareiro
  • Camp Stove in Chinese - 野营炉 (yě yíng lú)
  • Camp Stove in Japanese - キャンプ用コンロ (キャンプようコンロ, kyanpuyoukonro)
  • Camp Stove in Korean - 캠프  스토브 (kaempeu seutobeu)
  • Camp Stove in Vietnamese - bếp lò
  • Camp Stove in Turkish - kamp ocağı
  • Camp Stove in Tagalog - kalan pang kamping
  • Camp Stove in Indonesian - kompor kemah
  • Camp Stove in Dutch - het campingfornuis
  • Camp Stove in Icelandic - prímus
  • Camp Stove in Thai - เตาแค้มปิ้ง (tao khaem ping)
  • Camp Stove in Polish - kuchenka turystyczna
  • Camp Stove in Hawaiian - kapuahi hoʻomoana
  • Camp Stove in Maori - umu hopuni
  • Camp Stove in Samoan - ogaumu mo togālauapi
  • Camp Stove in Greek - φορητός φούρνος (foritos fournos)
  • Camp Stove in Finnish - retkiliesi
  • Camp Stove in Estonian - matkapliit
  • Camp Stove in Croatian - štednjak za kampiranje
  • Camp Stove in Serbian - шпорет за камповање (šporet za kampovanje)
  • Camp Stove in Bosnian - štednjak za kampovanje
  • Camp Stove in Swahili - stovu ya kambi
  • Camp Stove in Yoruba - ohun ìdáná ìpàgọ́

Compass in Different Languages

  • Compass in French - la boussole
  • Compass in Spanish - la brújula
  • Compass in German - der Kompass
  • Compass in Italian - la bussola
  • Compass in Russian - компас (kompas)
  • Compass in Portuguese - a bússola
  • Compass in Chinese - 指南针 (zhǐ nán zhēn)
  • Compass in Japanese - コンパス (konpasu)
  • Compass in Korean - 나침반 (nachimban)
  • Compass in Vietnamese - la bàn
  • Compass in Turkish - pusula
  • Compass in Indonesian - kompas
  • Compass in Dutch - het kompas
  • Compass in Icelandic - áttaviti
  • Compass in Thai - เข็มทิศ (khem thit)
  • Compass in Polish - kompas
  • Compass in Hawaiian - pānānā
  • Compass in Maori - kāpehu
  • Compass in Samoan - tapasā
  • Compass in Greek - πυξίδα (pixida)
  • Compass in Finnish - kompassi
  • Compass in Estonian - kompass
  • Compass in Croatian - kompas
  • Compass in Serbian - компас (kompas)
  • Compass in Bosnian - kompas
  • Compass in Swahili - dira
  • Compass in Yoruba - atọ́ka àríwá
  • Compass in Igbo - ngwaọrụ ngosi ụzọ

Pocket Knife in Different Languages

  • Pocket Knife in French - le couteau de poche
  • Pocket Knife in Spanish - la navaja
  • Pocket Knife in German - das Taschenmesser
  • Pocket Knife in Italian - il coltellino
  • Pocket Knife in Russian - карманный нож (karmannyi nozh)
  • Pocket Knife in Portuguese - o canivete
  • Pocket Knife in Chinese - 小刀 (xiǎo dāo)
  • Pocket Knife in Japanese - ポケットナイフ (pokettonaifu)
  • Pocket Knife in Korean - 포켓 나이프 (poket naipeu)
  • Pocket Knife in Vietnamese - dao bỏ túi
  • Pocket Knife in Turkish - çakı
  • Pocket Knife in Indonesian - lanseta pisau lipat
  • Pocket Knife in Dutch - het zakmes
  • Pocket Knife in Icelandic - vasahnífur
  • Pocket Knife in Thai - มีดพก (meet phok)
  • Pocket Knife in Polish - scyzoryk
  • Pocket Knife in Hawaiian - pahi pākeke
  • Pocket Knife in Maori - maripi pūkoro
  • Pocket Knife in Samoan - naifi fa'amoe
  • Pocket Knife in Greek - μαχαιράκι (maheraki )
  • Pocket Knife in Finnish - linkkuveitsi
  • Pocket Knife in Estonian - taskunuga
  • Pocket Knife in Croatian - perorez
  • Pocket Knife in Serbian - перорез (perorez)
  • Pocket Knife in Bosnian - džepni nož
  • Pocket Knife in Swahili - kijembe
  • Pocket Knife in Yoruba - ọ̀bẹ àfisápò
  • Pocket Knife in Igbo - nma akpa

Flashlight in Different Languages

  • Flashlight in French - la lampe de poche
  • Flashlight in Spanish - la linterna
  • Flashlight in German - die Taschenlampe
  • Flashlight in Italian - la torcia
  • Flashlight in Russian - фонарик (fonarik)
  • Flashlight in Portuguese - a lanterna
  • Flashlight in Chinese - 手电筒 (shǒu diàn tǒng)
  • Flashlight in Japanese - 懐中電灯 (かいちゅうでんとう, kaichuudentou)
  • Flashlight in Korean - 손전등 (sonjeondeung)
  • Flashlight in Vietnamese - đèn pin
  • Flashlight in Turkish - el feneri
  • Flashlight in Indonesian - senter
  • Flashlight in Dutch - de zaklamp
  • Flashlight in Icelandic - vasaljós
  • Flashlight in Thai - ไฟฉาย (fai chaai)
  • Flashlight in Polish - latarka
  • Flashlight in Hawaiian - kukui paʻa lima
  • Flashlight in Maori - rama
  • Flashlight in Samoan - molī uila
  • Flashlight in Greek - φακός (fakos)
  • Flashlight in Finnish - taskulamppu
  • Flashlight in Estonian - taskulamp
  • Flashlight in Croatian - baterijska lampa
  • Flashlight in Serbian - батеријска лампа baterijska lampa
  • Flashlight in Bosnian - baterijska lampa
  • Flashlight in Swahili - tochi
  • Flashlight in Yoruba - ináa-fíláàṣì
  • Flashlight in Igbo - tọọchị

Learn summer sports vocabulary in another language

Summer Vocabulary for Sports

Interested in learning about how to discuss your favorite sports in another language? The summer is a great season for sports. And in the fall, which is right around the corner, many team sports are starting up. We wrote a post about competitive sports where you can learn words about cheering and sports in different languages here, but here are five more:


Jersey in Different Languages


  • Jersey in French - le maillot
  • Jersey in Spanish - la camiseta
  • Jersey in German - das Trikot
  • Jersey in Italian - la maglia
  • Jersey in Russian - футболка (futbolka)
  • Jersey in Portuguese - a camisa
  • Jersey in Chinese - 球衣 (qiú yī)
  • Jersey in Japanese - ユニフォーム (yunifwoーmu)
  • Jersey in Korean - 운동복 셔츠 (undongbok syeocheu)
  • Jersey in Vietnamese - áo thun jersey
  • Jersey in Turkish - forma
  • Jersey in Indonesian - kaos seragam
  • Jersey in Dutch - het T-shirt
  • Jersey in Icelandic - íþróttatreyja
  • Jersey in Thai - เสื้อกีฬา (suea kee la)
  • Jersey in Polish - koszulka
  • Jersey in Greek - αθλητική φανέλα (athlitiki fanela)
  • Jersey in Finnish - pelipaita
  • Jersey in Estonian - spordisärk
  • Jersey in Croatian - dres
  • Jersey in Serbian - дрес (dres)
  • Jersey in Bosnian - dres
  • Jersey in Swahili - jezi
  • Jersey in Yoruba - aṣọ ìṣeré orí pápá
  • Jersey in Igbo - jesi
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Scoreboard in Different Languages

  • Scoreboard in French - le tableau de score
  • Scoreboard in Spanish - el marcador
  • Scoreboard in German - die Anzeigetafel
  • Scoreboard in Italian - il tabellone segnapunti
  • Scoreboard in Russian - табло (tablo)
  • Scoreboard in Portuguese - o placar
  • Scoreboard in Chinese - 记分牌 (jì fēn pái)
  • Scoreboard in Japanese - スコアボード (sukoaboーdo)
  • Scoreboard in Korean - 득점판 (deukjeompan)
  • Scoreboard in Vietnamese - bảng điểm
  • Scoreboard in Turkish - skorbord
  • Scoreboard in Indonesian - papan skor
  • Scoreboard in Dutch - het scorebord
  • Scoreboard in Icelandic - stigatafla
  • Scoreboard in Thai - กระดานคะแนน kra daan kha naen
  • Scoreboard in Polish - tablica wyników
  • Scoreboard in Greek - πίνακας αποτελεσμάτων (pinakas apotelesmaton)
  • Scoreboard in Finnish - pistetaulu
  • Scoreboard in Estonian - tabloo
  • Scoreboard in Croatian - semafor na stadionu
  • Scoreboard in Serbian - семафор на стадиону (semafor na stadionu)
  • Scoreboard in Bosnian - semafor na stadionu
  • Scoreboard in Swahili - ubao wa magoli
  • Scoreboard in Yoruba - pátákó ààmì ayò
  • Scoreboard in Igbo - ụgbọokwe

Helmet in Different Languages

  • Helmet in French - le casque
  • Helmet in Spanish - el casco
  • Helmet in German - der Helm
  • Helmet in Italian - il casco
  • Helmet in Russian - шлем (shlem)
  • Helmet in Portuguese - o capacete
  • Helmet in Chinese - 头盔 (tóu kuī)
  • Helmet in Japanese - ヘルメット (herumetto)
  • Helmet in Korean - 헬멧 (helmet)
  • Helmet in Vietnamese - mũ bảo hiểm
  • Helmet in Turkish - kask
  • Helmet in Indonesian - helm
  • Helmet in Dutch - de helm
  • Helmet in Icelandic - hjálmur
  • Helmet in Thai - หมวกกันน็อค (hmuak kan noak)
  • Helmet in Polish - kask
  • Helmet in Hawaiian - paleupoʻo
  • Helmet in Maori - pōtae mārō
  • Helmet in Samoan - pulou puipui ulu
  • Helmet in Greek - κράνος (kranos)
  • Helmet in Finnish - kypärä
  • Helmet in Estonian - kiiver
  • Helmet in Croatian - kaciga
  • Helmet in Serbian - кацига (kaciga)
  • Helmet in Bosnian - kaciga
  • Helmet in Swahili - helmeti
  • Helmet in Yoruba - akoto
  • Helmet in Igbo - okpu agha

Player in Different Languages

  • Player in French - le joueur
  • Player in Spanish - el jugador
  • Player in German - der Spieler
  • Player in Italian - il giocatore
  • Player in Russian - игрок (igrok)
  • Player in Portuguese - o jogador
  • Player in Chinese - 运动员 (yùn dòng yuán)
  • Player in Japanese - 選手 (せんしゅ, senshu )
  • Player in Korean - 선수 (seonsu)
  • Player in Vietnamese - cầu thủ
  • Player in Turkish - oyuncu
  • Player in Indonesian - pemain
  • Player in Dutch - de speler
  • Player in Icelandic - leikmaður
  • Player in Thai - ผู้เล่น (phoo len)
  • Player in Polish - gracz
  • Player in Hawaiian - mea pāʻani
  • Player in Maori - kaitākaro
  • Player in Samoan - tagata ta'alo
  • Player in Greek - παίκτης (pektis)
  • Player in Finnish - pelaaja
  • Player in Estonian - mängija
  • Player in Croatian - igrač
  • Player in Serbian - играч (igrač)
  • Player in Bosnian - igrač
  • Player in Swahili - mchezaji
  • Player in Yoruba - agbábọ́ọ̀lù
  • Player in Igbo - onye na eme egwuregwu

Ball in Different Languages

  • Ball in French - le ballon
  • Ball in Spanish - la pelota
  • Ball in German - der Ball
  • Ball in Italian - la palla
  • Ball in Russian - мяч (miach)
  • Ball in Portuguese - a bola
  • Ball in Chinese - 球 (qiú)
  • Ball in Japanese - ボール (bōru)
  • Ball in Korean - 공 (gong)
  • Ball in Vietnamese - trái bóng
  • Ball in Turkish - top
  • Ball in Indonesian - bola ​​
  • Ball in Dutch - de bal
  • Ball in Icelandic - bolti
  • Ball in Thai - ลูกบอล (luuk bon)
  • Ball in Polish - piłka
  • Ball in Hawaiian - kinipōpō
  • Ball in Maori - pōro
  • Ball in Samoan - polo
  • Ball in Greek - μπάλα (mbala)
  • Ball in Finnish - pallo
  • Ball in Estonian - pall
  • Ball in Croatian - lopta
  • Ball in Serbian - лопта (lopta)
  • Ball in Bosnian - lopta
  • Ball in Swahili - mpira
  • Ball in Yoruba - bọ́ọ̀lù
  • Ball in Igbo - bọl

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