Duolingo: Language Lessons

Contains adsIn-app purchases
4.7
25.5M reviews
500M+
Downloads
Editors' Choice
Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

Learn a new language with the world’s most-downloaded education app! Duolingo is the fun, free app for learning 40+ languages through quick, bite-sized lessons. Practice speaking, reading, listening, and writing to build your vocabulary and grammar skills.

Designed by language experts and loved by hundreds of millions of learners worldwide, Duolingo helps you prepare for real conversations in Spanish, French, Chinese, Italian, German, English, and more.

Whether you’re learning a language for travel, school, career, family and friends, or your brain health, you’ll love learning with Duolingo.

Why Duolingo?

• Duolingo is fun and effective. Game-like lessons and fun characters help you build solid speaking, reading, listening, and writing skills.

• Duolingo works. Designed by language experts, Duolingo has a science-based teaching methodology proven to foster long-term language retention.

• Track your progress. Work toward your language learning goals with playful rewards and achievements when you make practicing a daily habit!

• Join 300+ million learners. Stay motivated with competitive Leaderboards as you learn alongside our global community.

• Every language course is free. Learn Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Turkish, Dutch, Irish, Danish, Swedish, Ukrainian, Esperanto, Polish, Greek, Hungarian, Norwegian, Hebrew, Welsh, Arabic, Latin, Hawaiian, Scottish Gaelic, Vietnamese, Korean, Japanese, English, and even High Valyrian!

What the world is saying about Duolingo⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️:

Editor's Choice and "Best of the Best” —Google Play

“Far and away the best language-learning app.” —The Wall Street Journal

“This free app and website is among the most effective language-learning methods I’ve tried… lessons come in the form of brief challenges — speaking, translating, answering multiple-choice questions — that keep me coming back for more.” —The New York Times

“Duolingo may hold the secret to the future of education.” — TIME Magazine

“...Duolingo is cheerful, lighthearted and fun…” — Forbes

If you like Duolingo, try Super Duolingo for 14 days free! Learn a language fast with no ads, and get fun perks like Unlimited Hearts and Monthly Streak Repair.

Send any feedback to android@duolingo.com

Use Duolingo on the Web at https://www.duolingo.com

Privacy Policy: https://www.duolingo.com/privacy
Updated on
Jul 9, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
App activity, App info and performance, and Device or other IDs
This app may collect these data types
Personal info, Financial info and 6 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
Committed to follow the Play Families Policy

Ratings and reviews

4.7
24.2M reviews
Random Guy Here
July 10, 2024
The positive is that it tries to combine language learning with a competitive on line game. However, there are far too many issues for a better review. One of the hardest things is translating from the language (it was German for me) to English. This sounds reasonable at first, and they alternatively give word lists or allow you to type in simple sentences. Here are the problems. The correct answers are often awkwardly phrased. For example, "On the fourteenth floor are shoes, not suits".
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Allison Phillips
July 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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Chip Thomas