Duolingo

Description

Personalized education.Everyone learns in different ways. For the first time in history, we can analyze how millions of people learn at once to create the most effective educational system possible and tailor it to each student. Our ultimate goal is to give everyone access to a private tutor experience through technology.

Making learning fun. It’s hard to stay motivated when learning online, so we made Duolingo so fun that people would prefer picking up new skills over playing a game.

Universally accessible. There are over 1.2 billion people learning a language and the majority are doing so to gain access to better opportunities. Unfortunately, learning a language is expensive and inaccessible to most. We created Duolingo so that everyone could have a chance. Free language education – no hidden fees, no premium content, just free.

Duolingo activities allow you to “test out” of things you already know, provide opportunities for speaking, and practice with vocabulary and translation.



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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Duolingo by Duolingo?

Duolingo is a learning resource for Languages. It is available in the following format(s): Game, Website, Android App, iPhone/iPad App, and Windows Software. It is suited for 3rd - College students.

What grade level is Duolingo by Duolingo appropriate for?

It is designed for 3rd - College students, but could be useful for students of other ages as well; please look at the description and images to determine suitability.

How much does Duolingo by Duolingo cost?

It is free!