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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Sheikh Sakib Ishrak
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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 2021/10/26

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.

Tim
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  • Industry: Financial Services
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Excellent start for learning languages - Tries to turn it into a game

Reviewed on 2022/04/03

Pros

I dont think i've seen other learning tools and apps succeed in gamification in the same way as Duolingo. This gives a great advantage for casual learners and can help them develop basics of a language as opposed to a standard learning environment.
It also provides a relatively productive way to handle 'slack time' that you may have during a bus, train or underground trip on the way to work or somewhere else.

Cons

The software is great for casual learning. But should you become serious about learning a language to the point of intensive lessons you may find Duolingo lacking compared to a traditional course.

Ewoma
Ewoma
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  • Industry: Writing & Editing
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Duolingo: an efficient language learning software

Reviewed on 2021/10/05

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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  • Likelihood to recommend 2.0 /10

Spanish Scam

Reviewed on 2024/03/20

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.

Emirhan
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  • Industry: Music
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Weekly for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Best way for learn easy language

Reviewed on 2022/06/17

The only application I use to reinforce foreign language learning

The only application I use to reinforce foreign language learning

Pros

I can learn a language at any time because I use it mobile. And the abundant practice and private lessons reinforce the learning.

Cons

Although it does not teach the foreign language completely, it provides a very good preliminary preparation.

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Duolingo FAQs

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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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