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Duolingo is a free language learning app for iOS, Windows and Android devices. The app makes learning a new language fun by breaking learning into small lessons where you can earn points and move up through the levels. Read more about Duolingo.

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    Best Language Learning App
    👍 Pros:    Supports multiple languages|Variety of languages|Tasks|Daily routines

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We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Duolingo and what they use it for.
  • Does anyone know why this happens? I'm Using duolingo on Bluestacks
    Unless you're doing it for double-XP boosts or something. There's no XP boosts available on duolingo.com. - Source: Reddit / about 5 hours ago
  • why not?
    If you'd visited duolingo.com and logged in, you'd know it is on PC. - Source: Reddit / 11 days ago
  • Anyone else want to learn a language but suffer from crippling social anxiety?
    It’s by know means comprehensive, as I try stuff all the time but these 5 are the consistent ones. 1. Duolingo– This free language-learning platform has become incredibly popular in recent years. It offers interactive lessons, quizzes, and other activities to help you reinforce the material. The user-friendly interface makes it easy to keep track of your progress and you can even compete with friends to see who... - Source: Reddit / 12 days ago
  • The infamous Gem Controversy and other bad things I hate....
    You may have to edit the phone's settings. Sometimes trying to open duolingo.com on your phone's browser will open the app instead. - Source: Reddit / 23 days ago
  • Ouch! that hurt. Has anyone else had an instance where their firefox browsers were not supported?
    Noticeable on the language-learning website https://duolingo.com, for example. If you try to do the speaking exercise in Firefox, the exercise goes into "I couldn't hear you" error mode immediately after clicking the "activate microphone" button. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Legendary progress gone
    You might want to check the desktop site. I just realized my Legendary (now Gold) is not showing on my phone, but it is via duolingo.com, so I'm taking screenshots and trying to contact them via email since Duolingo support is not replying via Twitter. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Learning Path Thread
    The update is being rolled out randomly at the moment. If by PC you mean the browser-version, you should already see the new interface. It's on duolingo.com (maybe you were using api.duolingo.com? That one still has the old layout). - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • I'm glad my 100+ days of Italian lessons have paid off...
    I use the free version. Using the website (duolingo.com) there are no hearts to worry about so I like that, I can mess up as much as I'd like. - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • [Learning german - small twist]
    To make it efficient, learn the basics by yourself (duolingo.com or memrise.com). You need two or three months at best, than continue with 1:1. You can either do it in person or use itaki.com. - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • New Update: Can no longer revise past lessons.
    On your phone, open your browser and go to duolingo.com. - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Duolingo

10 Best language learning apps 2022
Many Duolingo courses are created by native speakers themselves which gave rise to perhaps less expected courses such as Guarani or Klingon. Another feature that makes Duolingo special to me is that it is not aimed solely at an English native speaker. For each language there are specific courses that aim at those with different first languages, which to date produces 81 courses.
2 Great Apps Review: LingoDeer Vs Duolingo
As I already said in my Lingvist Vs Duolingo Review, I really don't like the fact that Duolingo is trying to do too much to give all the options in the world to its users. Sure, it's nice to have both, a smartphone app and the web app. But, I think that is the main reason Duolingo doesn't try harder to fix bugs based on users' complaints. I have sent many reports about the bug on the app and the desktop version in...
Top 5 Flashcard Apps for 2020
Anyway, TinyCards mobile app by Duolingo brings spaced retention at the tip of your fingers through flashcards. The best part of TinyCards is its design: it looks quite elegant and has a colorful interface which stands out . Good design is a great motivation to learn new stuff!
6 Best Flashcard Apps to improve Visual Memory
A powerful flashcard app that uses spaced repetition to make your studies more efficient and effective. Duolingo's new app Tinycards will help you learn a lot more than just languages. The app creates flashcard based lessons on a number of topics to help you memorize everything from Spanish vocabulary to world geography. Tinycards like most apps lets you create your own flashcards and add a text or an image to the...
500 Days of Duolingo: What You Can (and Can't) Learn From a Language App
Memrise offers similar lessons to Duolingo, introducing new words and phrases with flashcards, listening exercises, and more. However, the app has a few unique features: on new words, you can write a note (called a “mem”) with anything that helps you remember the new word or phrase. These will appear later when you come across the word again. It also offers a feature called Learn With Locals, which pairs words...
11 Best Sites Like Coursera For Online Learning
The best way to learn a completely new language is to play games with it. That’s not a joke instead that the whole model of operations for the new language teaching service known as Duolingo. If you want to learn languages that include but not limited to English, German, Italian, Turkish, French, Spanish, etc then Duolingo is the perfect service for you because it gamifies the learning experience. You will be...

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