LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – This week’s App of the Week is perfect for students taking foreign language courses in school, travelers preparing for a trip overseas, or anybody that just wants to exercise their brain and learn a new skill.
Duolingo is a free language-learning app that allows users to study 19 different languages. You can focus on school curriculum standards like Spanish and French, or branch out to less-common languages like Polish, Hebrew, Vietnamese and more.
This app will help you develop textbook knowledge of a language without having to struggle through dry lessons that feel like homework. Each Duolingo lesson consists of translating, speaking and listening sections that are organized into fast-paced, game-like challenges both kids and adults will enjoy.
With this approach, Duolingo builds your skills incrementally in time periods that don’t put stress on your busy schedule. Whether you're a kid riding the bus to school or a parent having your morning coffee, this app is perfect to pick up in those spare moments throughout the day. Have to stop before completing a lesson? No worries. Duolingo will save your place so you can pick up where you left off without missing a beat.
Teachers can also use Duolingo for free in the classroom to distribute assignments and monitor their students’ progress along the way.
For more information on this app, head to www.duolingo.com.