There are so many websites, software, and applications designed to help you learn a new language, but most of them are not free and more importantly, they are not FUN at all. So, is there any application to teach you a second language, which is free, not boring, fun, entertaining, challenging and interactive? Duolingo is the answer. It literally doesn't leave you alone until you completely learn each lesson.
Duolingo can be named as the best free product for both Android and iOS to learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, and English.
When you first open the app, your are required to either register for free or login with your Google+ or Facebook account. The initial setup completes as soon as you choose which language you would like to learn. Lessons have been designed to be short, entertaining, and challenging. You have 4 hearts available for completing each lessons. It means you lose a heart for each wrong answer and if you ran out of hearts, you have to take the lesson again. Each lesson tries to improve all your skills; from your vocabulary to your writing and speaking skills. You can track your progress, and be encouraged by receiving points and achievements when completing bite-sized lessons.
IF you want to learn more than 1 language at a time, you can easily switch languages from the top right icon and your progress is shown separately for each language class. But it is recommended to learn one language at a time. Leaderboard feature lets you invite and add some friends to compete with them and see who is bett er at which language.
Don't forget that Duolingo is not just for beginners. If you think you have enough knowledge to take some advanced lessons, what you need to do, is take and pass the advanced test to start the advanced level.
What we believe about Duolingo is that, if you take all the lessons seriously and follow each level step by step, then you definitely are able to learn the second language very soon and with lots of fun. So install Duolingo on you Android device, and Start learning a foreign language as a Beginner and finish as an Advanced learner.
Duolingo Main Features:
- It is completely free
- High Quality lessons
- Ultimate Entertainment when learning
- Using Text, Voice, and Pictures as teaching elements
- Compete with friends to improve even more
- Track your progress
- Suitable for both beginners and advanced learners
- Learn Spanish, German, French, Portuguese, and Italian from English
- Learn English from French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian