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The world’s #1 way to learn a language

Learning with Duolingo is fun, and research shows that it works! With quick, bite-sized lessons, you’ll earn points and unlock new levels while gaining real-world communication skills.

Why you’ll love learning with Duolingo

Make progress quickly

Research shows our courses effectively and efficiently teach reading, listening, and speaking skills.

Personalized learning

Combining the best of AI and language science, lessons are tailored to help you learn at just the right level and pace.

Stay motivated

We make it easy to form a habit of language learning, with game-like features, fun challenges, and reminders from our friendly mascot, Duo the owl.

Have fun with it!

Effective learning doesn’t have to be boring! Build your skills each day with engaging exercises and playful characters.

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Learning a language on Duolingo is completely free, but you can remove ads and make faster progress with Plus. Try it free for 14 days!
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Duolingo for Schools

Free teacher tools to help students learn languages through the Duolingo app, both in and out of the classroom.
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The Duolingo English Test

Welcome to the convenient, fast, and affordable English test accepted around the world. By integrating the latest assessment science and AI, we empower anyone to take the test where and when they’re at their best.