Duolingo

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Learning management system for educational institutions

About Duolingo

Duolingo is a learning management system that helps schools offer bite-sized learning modules to teach speaking and reading different languages including Spanish, French, Italian, German, French, and English. The platform offers gamified lessons, which enable trainees to learn and incorporate grammar and vocabulary skills.

Teachers can define classroom instructions, track students’ progress against learning goals, and share personalized feedback on a unified interface. Duolingo offers iOS and Android mobile applications, allowing teams to download multiple training lessons and view them in offline mode. Students can also reset languages in profiles and follow or block team members on a centralized dashboard.

Duolingo lets trainers login via Facebook and Google credentials and manage parental controls. Learners can also compete with other trainees, track scores via leaderboards in real-time, and access Duolingo stories to attempt exercises based on reading and listening comprehension.


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4.6 /5
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Value for Money
4.5/5
Features
4.6/5
Ease of Use
4.8/5
Customer Support
4.3/5

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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 201–500 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Home for Learning New Languages in a Fun, Casual Way

Reviewed on 26/10/2021

Duolingo knows how to keep learners motivated. Daily challenges, leaderboards, progress reports,...

Duolingo knows how to keep learners motivated. Daily challenges, leaderboards, progress reports, reminders, the app's relaxing theme - everything suits my passive learning style. As the lessons are short in length, I usually get into a lesson without dedicating a long session for it. It has been a great experience so far.

Pros

A wide range of language courses is available to enroll. One of the most attractive things about Duolingo is the way the entire learning process is set up - Gamified, relaxing bite-sized lessons to dive into anytime, even on the go. Progress tracking, looking back into previously learned contents, leaderboards, community to discuss with other learners/experts - everything is well organized and easily accessible. One great part is, anyone can dive in to learn any language without spending money while staying opted out of any advertisements.

Cons

While Duolingo gives a way of learning in a fun casual way in a gamified environment, someone who has a higher priority of learning a language over other activities might find Duolingo's pace rather slow. Sometimes the lessons do feel kind of repetitive. Not everyone learns at the same pace, and I think this balancing still has an opportunity for improvement. The mobile app still lacks various features available in the web app.

Morgan
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  • Industry: Wholesale
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 5.0 /10

A fun way to learn a language

Reviewed on 3/07/2023

I have had a positive experience with Duolingo. I have switched from Duolingo to another platform...

I have had a positive experience with Duolingo. I have switched from Duolingo to another platform to increase my ability to instinctively connect the foreign language to words/actions without intermediate english translation steps.

Pros

I love how accessible Duolingo is! It is nice that there is a free option to test out before upgrading to a paid track. I love how the program is broken down into bitesized pieces. I learned a good basis of a foreign language I had zero experience with before this program.

Cons

I don't think this way of learning a language is the best option for everyone. This program makes it easier to sound out words and read another language, but doesn't cultivate instinctual understanding of another language. It feels reading and writing heavy and less conversationally based. I think using cartoon characters doesn't connect as well for me.

Alternatives Considered

Rosetta Stone Enterprise and Babbel for Business

Reasons for Choosing Duolingo

Babble was confusing and I found Duolingo easier to use.

Switched From

Babbel for Business

Reasons for Switching to Duolingo

I chose Duolingo for its cost and ease of use. I have switched to Rosetta Stone now to better improve my comprehension in conversations.
Chryso
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  • Industry: Arts & Crafts
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Weekly for 1+ year
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Easy and helpful

Reviewed on 13/05/2024

Very satisfied with my learning results, in 2 years that I use it, not very committed though, I...

Very satisfied with my learning results, in 2 years that I use it, not very committed though, I have learned how to speak simple and easy dialogues.

Pros

It is very easy to learn how to speak some every-day phrases and words. Also, it helps with the pronunciation and listening.

Cons

It doesn't quite show the grammar explanations of words and tenses, you just memorize them. Also, the stories are "woke" pushed and this context shouldn't be available to young children who just want to learn some words of a foreign language.

Ewoma
Ewoma
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  • Industry: Writing & Editing
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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Duolingo: an efficient language learning software

Reviewed on 5/10/2021

my experience with Duolingo has been all right. It gave me the opportunity to learn a new language...

my experience with Duolingo has been all right. It gave me the opportunity to learn a new language without paying for language classes which is good.

Pros

I like Duolingo because it is a great language learning tool. I used to learn to improve my French language when I was studying at the university. I like how it is free and so easy to use.
I don't have to spend any money on language classes due to this app. I also love its gaming format. It makes learning French and Spanish fun for me without the pressure of learning in a class.
I also like its compatibility with mobile devices. I open it on my android phone and take my lessons for the day irrespective of my location.
Also, its daily reminders help me stay committed to learning and not forget my learning tasks.

Cons

While Duolingo is a great language learning app, I find the pop-up ads a nuisance. Another thing I dislike about it is that it lacks the most important element for learning a language, which is; face to face interaction. That is crucial for learning your target language.
Also, I would not recommend Duolingo if you want to advance to a native level in your target language. I have finished all my French lessons on the app. Although my French improved tremendously, I am still far from being on the level of a native French speaker.

Jennifer
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  • Industry: Primary/Secondary Education
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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Spanish Scam

Reviewed on 20/03/2024

A bit frustrated as there are glitches and errors. Paying about of money I would expect more. They...

A bit frustrated as there are glitches and errors. Paying about of money I would expect more. They don’t focus on important things like verbs leaving you confused as you go further along.

Pros

Fun way to learn a new language. The challenges are fun but it is only fun if you pay. Otherwise it’s not enjoyable.

Cons

I was scammed into a free trial and they took my money out of my account before the trial was up. Duolingo would not reply and Apple would not refund.

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Duolingo FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Duolingo.

Duolingo offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$6.99/month
  • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Duolingo is available for free. Duolingo Plus: $6.99 USD/mo. A 14-day free trial is available.

Duolingo has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1,000, 1,001–5,000

Duolingo supports the following languages:

Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Duolingo supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

We do not have any information about what integrations Duolingo has

Duolingo offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base

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