61 – Duolingo

UP 30 places in 2021

Duolingo is a way to learn a new language. Practice online or on the app.

Website: duolingo.com
Cost: Free.
Availability: Online/Download app

Ranking on the 2021 sub-lists

Top 150 Tools for
Personal Learning: 33
Top 150 Tools for
Workplace Learning:
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Overall rankings in the previous 14 surveys: 2007-2020

2020: 91 2019: 58 2018: 67 2017: 62 2016: 74 2015: – 2014: –
2013: – 2012: – 2011: – 2010: – 2009: – 2008: – 2007: –

Comments on Duolingo in 2021

“A fun way to learn languages” e-learning developer, Czech Republic

“very useful to learn foreign languages. I use it at school and encourage students to continue studying at home as well. I highly recommend it!” Majlinda Qosja, K12 teacher, Albania

“Learning a new language in short time” Anja, Learning Technology Manager, Germany

Previous comments

“Gamified to make language fun and relevant” L&D, UK, 2020

“Improving language skills” Elizabeth Robinson, CEO, Australia, 2020

“An app than makes learning a language less daunting and more fun. Provides encouragement by earning experience points as you learn and level up your language skills. Very clean and engaging UI. I have been using this app every single day for a full 2 years now, which pays testament to how good it is.” Learning Technologist, UK, 2019

“Great for language learning, intuitive” Head of Learning, Germany, 2019

Quick Guide to Duolingo

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Duolingo for teaching, training, learning and development.

Access to the Quick Guides is currently only for registered users. Registration will open up again shortly.