Practice your speaking, reading, listening and writing skills while playing a game! You’ll improve your vocabulary and grammar skills by answering questions and completing lessons. Start with basic verbs, phrases, and sentences, and learn new words daily.
• Google Play’s Editor’s Choice and “Best of the Best” of 2013 and 2014!
• “Far and away the best language-learning app.” —The Wall Street Journal
• “Duolingo may hold the secret to the future of education.” —TIME Magazine
• “Among apps for learning a language, you can’t beat Duolingo.” —PC Magazine.
• “The most productive means of procrastination ever discovered. The short lesson blocks are painless and peppy, and reaching the next level (and then the level after that) becomes addictive.” —Slate
Duolingo is changing the way people learn languages.
• It’s free, for real.
• It’s fun. Advance by completing bite-sized lessons, and track your progress with shiny achievements.
• It’s effective. 34 hours of Duolingo are equivalent to a semester of university-level education.
Getting to inbox zero has never felt more rewarding. Our latest update, available for Duolingo Plus subscribers, is a “mistakes inbox” that collects all exercises you’ve answered incorrectly and then rewards you with XP once you’ve revisited them and answered correctly. Here’s to learning from our mistakes and making real progress! Access it using the broken heart icon on the righthand side of the app.
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