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Duolingo gets socialโ€ฆ ๐Ÿ’ฌ ๐Ÿ‘€

hola ๐Ÿ‘‹ Duolingoโ€™s always had some social features friends, following, followers, leagues, challenges etc but thereโ€™s always been something missing: the ability to properly interact seems kinda ironic for a language learning app, right ๐Ÿ˜‚ a couple of years ago Duolingo *kind of* addressed this with high fives, congratulations, nudges and all that but recently theyโ€™ve added a feature that finally takes this to the next levelโ€ฆ ๐Ÿ‘€ introducing... comments ๐Ÿ’ฌ at long last, there is now a (semi)...
6 days agoย โ€ขย 2 min read

here we go again... ๐Ÿ” ๐Ÿ™ˆ

Ciao ๐Ÿ‘‹ how do you know when you've gone as far as you can with Duolingo? ๐Ÿค” back in the day, it was obvious: you'd reach the end of your course and you'd get a shiny golden owl ((basically a swanky little trophy)) ๐Ÿ† but nowadays it's not so clear... because even if you've finished your course, owly doesn't want to let you go he wants to hold onto you forever and ever even if he's taught you everything he can... how does he do this? with guilt trips, threatening behaviour, and a little...
13 days agoย โ€ขย 3 min read

this new Duolingo feature is ๐Ÿ‘Œ

hola ๐Ÿ‘‹ Duolingo is onto a winner with its latest feature. have you taken it for a spin yet? ๐Ÿค” it was announced back in October and it's taken a while for Duolingo to roll it out across the user base I've been ((very impatiently)) waiting for it to drop onto my device ever since... and the other day it finally did... ๐Ÿ‘€ PROMO Studies show that one of the best ways to acquire a language is to engage with content that is both interesting and enjoyable. i.e. content that is meaningful to YOU....
20 days agoย โ€ขย 2 min read

best chests for gems and xp? ๐Ÿค”

Hola ๐Ÿ‘‹ one of the best ways to earn gems and xp boosts on Duolingo is to unlock chests ๐Ÿงฐ problem is, there are so many different chest types that it can be difficult to know which ones contain what rewards ๐Ÿ™ˆ like which ones contain the most gems? ๐Ÿ’Ž which ones have the longest xp boosts? โšก๏ธ what's the easiest way to unlock them? ๐Ÿ—๏ธ well worry not -- whether you're looking to stockpile your gems or blitz your xp, i've put together a guide that details ALL the different chest types + how to...
27 days agoย โ€ขย 1 min read

can Duolingo REALLY make you fluent? ๐Ÿค”

Hola ๐Ÿ‘‹ Duolingo is one of the most popular ways to learn a language ๐Ÿ’ช as a result, a lot of people jump into their courses with some rather lofty expectations... the most common one is they expect Duolingo to make them fluent... ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ but is this a reasonable expectation? can Duolingo REALLY make you fluent in a language in 2024? ๐Ÿค” i've been using Duolingo every day since 2016 so i've got a pretty good idea of what you can and can't achieve with it... and i've written up everything you need to...
about 1 month agoย โ€ขย 1 min read

is this Duolingo's best feature?... ๐Ÿ‘€

Hola ๐Ÿ‘‹ Duolingo's rolled out some pretty awesome features over the years but stories is by far and away one of the best ๐Ÿ“š it allows you to learn your language by reading and listening to fun mini stories ((and if you use your XP Boosts wisely, you'll also earn a stack of XP to boot!)) thing is, even though stories have been around for a few years now, they're still not available in all courses ๐Ÿ˜ญ ((and of the courses that do have them, some have wayyyyy more than others ๐Ÿ™ˆ)) but fear not --...
about 1 month agoย โ€ขย 1 min read

does your league really matter? ๐Ÿค”

Ciao ๐Ÿ‘‹ what do you think of Duolingo's weekly leagues? ๐Ÿค” Duolingo makes you think theyโ€™re REALLY important, that winning them will somehow make you fluent in your language... but the problem isโ€ฆ this couldnโ€™t be further from the truth ๐Ÿ˜ฎ leagues are great for some thingsโ€ฆ not so great for others... and can do more harm than good if you're not careful ๐Ÿ˜ณ wanna know more? ๐Ÿ‘€ absolutely EVERYTHING you need to know right here Ciao for now, Matt matt (duoplanet) eat ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ sleep ๐Ÿ˜ด streak ๐Ÿ”ฅ repeat ๐Ÿ”...
about 2 months agoย โ€ขย 1 min read

you in? ๐Ÿ”ฅ

Hola ๐Ÿ‘‹ Duolingoโ€™s Streak Society is one of the hottest clubs around ๐Ÿ”ฅ anyone whoโ€™s anyone is a member ๐Ÿ’… problem is, itโ€™s not all that clear how to joinโ€ฆ what you get for joiningโ€ฆ or what any of it even means ๐Ÿ™ˆ but worry not โ€” thereโ€™s a handy little guide for that ๐Ÿ™Œ everything you need to know right here Ciao for now, Matt matt (duoplanet) eat ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ sleep ๐Ÿ˜ด streak ๐Ÿ”ฅ repeat ๐Ÿ” Pssst, don't forget: Follow me on Twitter/X for all the latest Duolingo news, views and language-learning chatter :)
about 2 months agoย โ€ขย 1 min read

bet you never knew THIS about owlie... ๐Ÿ‘€

Ciao ๐Ÿ‘‹ what's the first thing you think of when someone says "Duolingo"? ๐Ÿค” learning languages? your badass streak? your sweaty battles at the top of the Diamond league? ...or is it a little green owl that just can't take no for an answer? ๐Ÿ˜‚ for me... it's owlie every single time ๐Ÿฆ‰ thing is, a lot of people see our little green friend as just some random company mascot... ...but there's actually SO MUCH MORE to him than that ๐Ÿ‘€ want the lowdown on his incredible backstory ((+ some iconic memes...
2 months agoย โ€ขย 1 min read

"excuse me, i am an apple" ๐Ÿคจ

Hola ๐Ÿ‘‹ Duolingo is notorious for its weird and whacky sentences ๐Ÿคช it's all in the name of being memorable -- the weirder they are, the more likely you are to remember them ((or so the logic goes)) there have been A LOT of interesting sentences over the years ๐Ÿ‘€ and i've put together a list of 100 of them right here Ciao for now, Matt matt (duoplanet) eat ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ sleep ๐Ÿ˜ด streak ๐Ÿ”ฅ repeat ๐Ÿ” Pssst, don't forget: Follow me on Twitter/X for all the latest Duolingo news, views and language-learning...
2 months agoย โ€ขย 1 min read

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