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Duolingo - Learn Languages for Free

Learn Spanish, French and more

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Teacher Overview

Duolingo is the world's most popular language learning app. Duolingo teaches languages with a mix of listening, reading, writing, with the option for speaking. Duolingo teaches Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Swedish, Italian, and English for Spanish speakers. The students work to earn points and badges as they pass through the levels. 

Duolingo Review

Learning a language is hard, but no one said it couldn’t be fun. Adopting a new language takes a lot of effort, especially when you’re doing it by yourself.

Duolingo is a completely free language learning application that makes the monumental challenge of becoming fluent in another language a joy. Duolingo’s training starts you off with the very basics, so even if you have never spoken a single word of Spanish or any other language you wish to learn, there’s nothing to worry about.

The minds behind Duolingo seem to understand that mastering a language is a process. Even after you’ve completed a module, the app will remind you to come back and review after some time because it may have faded from your memory.

Duolingo: How does it work?

Duolingo is one of the best example of a simple language app. User can create a free account, set up a profile, choose their target language, set weekly goals and set up reminders.

You will be asked to sign up in one of the two ways: Email or via Facebook which will allow you to share updates and progress on your Facebook timeline.

When you register you must choose a language course that will teach you your target language (you are trying to learn) in your base language (learning from a language). 

Courses are divided into modules with lessons within them. Each lesson contains a handful of reading, speaking and listening exercises, and most are paired with cute animations relevant to the topic. As you reach higher levels, new vocabulary is highlighted in yellow and more advanced users can jump ahead with a placement test. 

The gamified learning system of the app helps you learn languages quickly by spending twenty minutes a day. Duolingo structures your lessons that teaches you about seven new words based on a topic and skill points being awarded for completing the lessons. 

Is Duolingo good?

Duolingo is a great way to get introduced to learning a new language. Duolingo is best for casual learners who may want to dabble in a few different languages, may struggle with staying motivated, or aren’t willing to spend money. Duolingo makes language learning more fun and less intimidating. 

Is Duolingo free?

Duolingo is amazing for a free resource. They make learning more fun and less intimidating. They offer a ton of languages and teach them through lots of exercises. While there’s plenty of room for improvement, the fact that they make language learning accessible to people all over the world is incredible.

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Developer Description

Join over 300 million learners on Duolingo, the most popular way to learn languages! It’s free, fun and effective. The secret? Duolingo feels like a game and makes sure you stay motivated.

Over 30 languages to choose from - all completely free!

Duolingo is changing the way people learn languages using advanced technology to personalize every lesson for you. Practice reading, writing, speaking, listening and conversation with intelligent Chatbots. Track your progress, earn rewards, and join the world’s largest community of language learners.

We offer: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Irish, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Turkish, Norwegian, Polish, Hebrew, Esperanto, Vietnamese, Ukrainian, Welsh, Greek, Hungarian, Romanian, and Swahili. Oh, and English too.

Duolingo Subscription

While all learning content in Duolingo is free, we do offer Duolingo Plus which removes ads and provides other helpful features. If you choose to purchase Duolingo Plus, payment will be charged to your iTunes account, and your account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. Auto-renewal may be turned off at any time by going to your settings in the iTunes Store after purchase. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable.

If you don’t choose to purchase Duolingo Plus, you can simply continue using Duolingo for free. Current Duolingo Plus subscription price starts at $9.99 USD/month.

 

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