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Duolingo!

Duolingo is a language-learning platform that includes a language-learning website and app, as well as a digital language proficiency assessment exam. The platform is designed to make learning a new language enjoyable and rewarding, using gamification elements such as points and rewards to motivate learners. Duolingo offers a range of language courses for English speakers and for speakers of other languages, covering a variety of languages including Spanish, French, German, Italian, and many more. The platform includes a variety of interactive exercises and activities to help learners practice and improve their skills, and tracks their progress over time. Duolingo is available in over 30 languages and has over 300 million users worldwide.

Some of the tools and features available on Duolingo include:

  • Interactive exercises and activities: Duolingo includes a range of interactive exercises and activities that help learners practice and improve their language skills. These exercises can include matching words and phrases with images, filling in the blanks in sentences, listening to and repeating phrases, and more.
  • Adaptive learning technology: Duolingo uses adaptive learning technology to tailor the lessons and exercises to each learner’s individual needs and abilities. This means that the platform will adjust the difficulty of the exercises and provide additional practice and review as needed to help learners progress.
  • Progress tracking: Duolingo tracks learners’ progress over time and provides feedback on their performance. This can help learners stay motivated and see their progress as they work through the course.
  • Language proficiency assessment: Duolingo offers a digital language proficiency assessment exam, called the Duolingo English Test (DET). The DET is a quick and convenient way for learners to demonstrate their English language skills to schools, universities, and employers.
  • Gamification elements: Duolingo uses gamification elements such as points, rewards, and leaderboards to motivate learners and keep them engaged. This can help make learning a new language more enjoyable and rewarding.

1 thought on “Duolingo!”

  1. The app was the best iPhone App of 2013, the Best for Android in 2013 and 2014, and by TechCrunch Duolingo was the Best Education Startup 2013.
    At the moment 50 people are working in the company.

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