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Duolingo

Education
4.7

Intro

Duolingo: Language Lessons, the world's most popular language learning platform, revolutionizes the way we acquire new languages. Designed with an engaging and interactive interface, Duolingo turns language education into an entertaining experience for users of all ages. Offering courses in over 40 languages, it empowers millions globally to achieve their multilingual dreams, breaking barriers through accessible, gamified education.

Function

Duolingo's functionality is centered around bite-sized lessons that adapt to learners' individual progress. Key features include a diverse range of exercises such as translation, listening comprehension, speaking practice, and grammar skills enhancement. The app’s smart algorithm personalizes the learning path based on strengths and weaknesses, ensuring an efficient learning curve. Additionally, Duolingo offers a streak system and reward incentives to motivate consistent practice, along with a competitive leaderboard fostering a sense of community and friendly competition.

User experience

Users commend Duolingo for its intuitive design and enjoyable user experience. The app’s vibrant visuals and playful characters make language learning feel less intimidating and more like a game. Its offline accessibility further enhances convenience, allowing learners to study anytime, anywhere. Regular updates ensure fresh content and continuous improvement, responding promptly to user feedback. However, some users may find the repetitiveness of exercises challenging for long-term engagement.

Advantage

One of Duolingo's greatest advantages lies in its affordability – the majority of its content is available for free, making language education widely accessible. Its scientific approach, backed by research, ensures that learning methods are effective and efficient. The app’s social features, which allow friends to connect and track each other's progress, foster accountability and motivation. Furthermore, Duolingo's compatibility across multiple platforms ensures seamless learning continuity between devices.

Shortcoming

Despite its numerous strengths, Duolingo faces criticism for its limited depth in teaching complex grammar structures and cultural nuances. Some users feel that while it excels in vocabulary building and basic sentence construction, advanced conversation skills and idiomatic expressions receive less attention. Additionally, the reliance on translating sentences might not cater to every learner's preferred style, and the app's speech recognition technology, though improving, can occasionally be inaccurate, affecting speaking practice accuracy.

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Information

Category

Education

Version

V5.105.4

Tag

duolingo | languages | language

Rate

4.7

Reviews

767159

Installs

500,000,000+

Developer

Duolingo

Content Rating

Everyone

Learn Spanish, French, German, Italian, English and more languages for free.

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Previous Versions

V5.147.3

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Package Namecom.duolingo
Version NameV5.147.3
Version Code1851
File Size60.45 MB
Update time2024-04-16 00:00:00
SystemAndroid 10.0+ (Quince Tart, API 29)
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V5.146.3

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Package Namecom.duolingo
Version NameV5.146.3
Version Code1847
File Size60.41 MB
Update time2024-04-09 00:00:00
SystemAndroid 10.0+ (Quince Tart, API 29)
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V5.140.5

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Package Namecom.duolingo
Version NameV5.140.5
Version Code1818
File Size58.78 MB
Update time2024-02-28 00:00:00
SystemAndroid 9.0+ (Pie, API 28)
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V5.138.6

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Package Namecom.duolingo
Version NameV5.138.6
Version Code1802
File Size57.88 MB
Update time2024-02-09 00:00:00
SystemAndroid 9.0+ (Pie, API 28)
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V5.127.4

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Package Namecom.duolingo
Version NameV5.127.4
Version Code1733
File Size56.25 MB
Update time2023-10-30 00:00:00
SystemAndroid 9.0+ (Pie, API 28)
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V5.120.3

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Package Namecom.duolingo
Version NameV5.120.3
Version Code1700
File Size53.56 MB
Update time2023-09-11 00:00:00
SystemAndroid 8.0+ (Oreo, API 26)
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V5.115.4

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Package Namecom.duolingo
Version NameV5.115.4
Version Code1678
File Size49.49 MB
Update time2023-08-08 00:00:00
SystemAndroid 8.0+ (Oreo, API 26)
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V5.114.4

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Package Namecom.duolingo
Version NameV5.114.4
Version Code1673
File Size49.45 MB
Update time2023-08-02 00:00:00
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V5.112.4

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Package Namecom.duolingo
Version NameV5.112.4
Version Code1664
File Size48.19 MB
Update time2023-07-18 00:00:00
SystemAndroid 8.0+ (Oreo, API 26)
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V5.109.4

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Package Namecom.duolingo
Version NameV5.109.4
Version Code1649
File Size46.82 MB
Update time2023-06-20 00:00:00
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V5.108.3

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Package Namecom.duolingo
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Version Code1644
File Size44.5 MB
Update time2023-06-13 07:00:00
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V5.107.3

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Package Namecom.duolingo
Version NameV5.107.3
Version Code1640
File Size45.0 MB
Update time2023-06-07 07:00:00
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V5.105.4

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Package Namecom.duolingo
Version NameV5.105.4
Version Code1633
File Size45.19 MB
Update time2023-05-24 00:00:00
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V5.104.4

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Package Namecom.duolingo
Version NameV5.104.4
Version Code1628
File Size46.66 MB
Update time2023-05-17 00:00:00
SystemAndroid 8.0+ (Oreo, API 26)
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V5.85.4

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Package Namecom.duolingo
Version NameV5.85.4
Version Code1543
File Size45.45 MB
Update time2022-12-12 00:00:00
SystemAndroid 7.0+ (Nougat, API 24)
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V5.83.4

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Package Namecom.duolingo
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Version Code1533
File Size45.09 MB
Update time2022-11-29 00:00:00
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V5.51.4

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Package Namecom.duolingo
Version NameV5.51.4
Version Code1363
File Size40.2 MB
Update time2022-04-06 00:00:00
SystemAndroid 5.1+ (Lollipop MR1, API 22)
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V5.51.3

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Package Namecom.duolingo
Version NameV5.51.3
Version Code1362
File Size40.2 MB
Update time2022-04-06 00:00:00
SystemAndroid 5.1+ (Lollipop MR1, API 22)
Signaturea00bb7d92e38909c2f6c04a80558890e52949cd9

V5.51.2

androidAPK
Package Namecom.duolingo
Version NameV5.51.2
Version Code1361
File Size40.2 MB
Update time2022-04-05 00:00:00
SystemAndroid 5.1+ (Lollipop MR1, API 22)
Signaturea00bb7d92e38909c2f6c04a80558890e52949cd9

V5.49.3

androidAPK
Package Namecom.duolingo
Version NameV5.49.3
Version Code1354
File Size39.6 MB
Update time2022-03-24 00:00:00
SystemAndroid 5.1+ (Lollipop MR1, API 22)
Signaturea00bb7d92e38909c2f6c04a80558890e52949cd9

User review

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Kaloyan Kotev

Jul 11, 2024

It is a fairly good app. Of course, it can't compare to having an actual teacher, but it does encourage consistency, which can help you keep your mind sharp. Though, the exercises are weirdly fluctuating in difficulty, i feel like there should be some user input on if something needs more practice. For example, i am learning German, but i already know a lot of things due to having a teacher outside of Duolingo. That means some of the exercises are useless for me, since i already learned it.

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Allison Phillips

Jul 10, 2024

Duolingo is very fun I have learned a lot of words and I look forward to doing my next lesson! There are so many features and it is free compared to other apps. Though I have some requests: When you do a lot of exp in the leagues when the next league starts they put you with players that do a lot of XP and sometimes it's a bit unfair and it could be cool if you can decide which type of competition you want from very hard to easy. Thank you, this app is really great 👍

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GiddyGibby

Jul 11, 2024

Duolingo is my favorite app for language learning! It's proven to be twice as fast and more effective at teaching languages as opposed to university teaching (and it's fun)! This app is very respective to your time and effort as well as to your current location. Sometimes, you aren't in a great area to perform the speaking or listening exercises, and Duolingo allows you to choose not to have those specific exercises for a little bit. Overall, very well designed app, I would recommend! 😄👌😆

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Donovan Yates

Jun 25, 2024

Duolingo is a great way to learn other languages. It especially helps if you're a competitive person due to the leaderboard system. I have never had to pay for anything. There are ways to overcome the limited mistakes with time, ads, and practicing, and for languages that have a special alphabet, you never need to use those hearts. It is a little bit slow paced at times, but it can still provide a decently quick learning progression. One change I'd like is to see tips again after closing them.

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xXLunaXx421

Jul 11, 2024

I've been using it daily for almost a year. I love the cute widgets and the variety of ways each lesson is presented (assists with pronounciation, provides alternate word meanings, stories, ect.) As a person with ADHD, it's difficult to keep with the pace, so the daily streak helps to be consistent. I'm not a fan of the leaderboard, even though I know it's meant for encouragment... I wish I could opt out of it because it makes me anxious.😅 But overall Duo is a great learning app. I reccormend!

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Jango Course

Jul 11, 2024

Been aware of Duolingo for years. Only recently decided to give it a shot. Unbroken streak since I started, and feel like I'm finally starting to pick up the Japanese I wanted to learn for years also. They're really good at mixing up exercises, repeating words outside of the rest of the lesson's context so your vocab stays up to speed, and slooowly drip feeding concepts like grammar and writing systems as you get more familiar. Presentation is A+. I keep coming back for more!

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Vina Hall

Jul 10, 2024

I love it. it takes its time to teach you. if you already know some phrases. It starts you off at a higher level. whatever you get wrong, it goes back over it and have you correct it.. You can also click on the words to help you remember what it is in English in order to ensure you say/write the sentences correctly, to earn extra points. Beginners can really learn for this app. It goes by your paste. which is really good.

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Will Stranathan

Jul 11, 2024

I love Duolingo! Bite-sized lessons are a great motivator to continue learning, and Duolingo is fantastic at understanding what areas I need to work on, and when I'm ready to progress. It's gotten to the point where grammar is not enough to pick the right answer, but comprehension and context are required. I'd love to find a Spanish corner for dummies like me to work on what I've learned.

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Erica

Jun 23, 2024

Fun as a game, and I find myself thinking up sentences when not using duo... BUT it doesn't teach you properly how to structure sentences. I find it difficult to structure sentences in both Japanese and French, because there isn't much of an explanation to it during the game. I mention during the game because there is a way you can find explanations, I believe, but it would be good if it was incorporated into the actual game. Oh, and match madness 3 star is literally impossible.

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Dahom Hsn

Jul 12, 2024

this is actually really fun! the lessons are fun, but kinda hard, and the leader boards are really exciting! they make you learn a language soooo fast! People who say" doUlIngO Is A Bad waY to leArN langUAGe" are just haters, my only problem with this though is that at a certain point in the app the characters just freeze,like they don't move when I make a mistake, or when I complete a lesson, also PLEASE add math and music to android and samsung! PLEASE!!!!!!