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Duolingo is Apple's 2013 App of the Year! Learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, and English. Totally fun. Totally free. PC Magazine Editors' Choice for Language Learning: "Among iPhone apps for learning or practicing a language, you can't beat Duolingo." "Far and away the best free language-learning app." —The Wall Street Journal "We’ve also tried a few other methods such as book learning and Rosetta Stone, both of which bombed. That’s why I jumped at the chance to try Duolingo. And believe me, it’s addictive." —FluentIn3Months.com Duolingo is changing the way people learn languages. With Duolingo, you learn a language completely free, without ads or hidden charges. You have fun while you learn, leveling up and competing with friends. You have the opportunity to translate real-world texts in the language you are learning, and in doing so, help us translate the Web into other languages. Yeah, it's pretty sweet. see more...

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  • "It makes learning a language (and refreshing yourself on an old one) so easy and fun!" in 5 reviews
  • "This is a fantastic app for reviewing a language you already know, or even learning some of the basics of a new language." in 5 reviews
Liria T.
35 reviews
I love duolingo!  It is an amazing tool to learn new languages, it is easy to use, cost free (who doesn't love free stuff? ), it did meat all of my expectations.  I wish there was a way to communicate with people of the language one is learning to create more dynamism and interaction. I for instance am learning German, Italian and perfecting my French. I greatly recommend this app
Aliyah S.
Odivelas, Lisbon
44 reviews
Literally, one of my all-time favorite apps to learn new languages! I've learned a bit of German and French also, although I wish I could develop more skills with better exercises, rather than just the basic ones. I am still very pleased with how it turns out to be, and the good part is that it's for free so that's amazing! So, I still recommend it if you're looking for something like this!
Sarah V.
6 reviews
Techie Expert Level 1
I began learning german in highschool. I was so bad at the language, I kept failing test after test until one of my seniors recommended duolingo. Now I'm recommending you to try it. The app offers tonnes of different languages, you can compete against friends, create groups, talk to bots and keep levelling up in proficiency. You can set the app to push you to keep learning. 
Sophie K.
2 reviews
I studied french for 7 years throughout high school/college and never persued it any further. 4 years later I thought I'd see how much I could remember and it actually helped better and explained more than 7 years worth of teacher's did! Even taught me new words and techniques to remember when translating. Huge range of languages on there definitely something for everyone. 
Carla M.
28 reviews
It is an application I recommend it to anyone who wants to learn any Italian language French English Spanish Spanish etc is a lot of help both for the oral and written is very good the activities understand them wonderfully exact and understandable explanation
Rowena A.
cebu city philippines
3 reviews
this is a very fantastic application. me and my younger brother tried this app for almost 4 months now and now he is speaking swedish and japanese and as for me i am happy now that i can understand japanese,swedish and also french i hope they continue on adding more and more languages in the future and also i hope they would also add new challenges in the app :)
Hayley G.
30 reviews
While duolingo really helps with the very basic words of the language, it isn't that helpful with developing the skills to actually use the language. Yes you can recognize more words when you hear the language and maybe keep track of the conversation, but when it comes to developing sentences and proper verb usage, you need to find a more complex training approach.
Nancy S.
33 reviews
Duolingo is great for learning the basics of a language. It really helps build your vocabulary. I currently use Duolingo for learning French and Spanish. The only downside to this is that the depth that they go into isn't that great. But overall this is great to learn how to understand and speak the basics of a language
Robin W.
6 reviews
Techie Expert Level 1
Love this App not only is it fun for kids but adults too.  I use this everyday to help me learn Japanese because we currently live in Japan. And Duolingo has done more for teaching my kids and myself Japanese than several different expencive cd courses and 9 years of living here.  It is a great value and very helpful resource for language skills.  Highly recommended.
Rhiannon R.
8 Victoria Gardens, Castle Cary
32 reviews
Techie Expert Level 1
I feel like it really helps you undersarand relevant phrases about the language you learn however when learning Korean o felt it didn't introduce you to Hangul which is very important for when learning the language. I think it is better for learning languages such as Spanish or Italian. However I will continue to use this as I have already taught myself Hangul. 
Brittany G.
Arlington, VA
228 reviews
What languages are you trying on DuoLingo?
Darienne T.
Miami Gardens, FL
313 reviews
What language are you learning With this?
Juliana H.
Carlsbad, CA
10 reviews
What's the hardest language to learn on Duolingo?
Molly S.
199 reviews
Is this app available on androids?!
Luis A.
Miami, Florida
137 reviews
Techie Expert Level 3
Chinese language ia available for duolingo?

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