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JW Language Features

JW Language Features

Available Languages

Arabic, Bengali, Chinese Cantonese (Traditional), Chinese Mandarin (Simplified), English, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Low German, Malay, Myanmar, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese.


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

  • Observe how different words affect sentence structure with the Grammar feature

  • 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


  • 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


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


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