Parents' Guide to

Duolingo

By Leslie Crenna, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Plentiful, fun, fantastic, and free language lessons.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 10 parent reviews

age 10+

Amazing

My child has this game and the only word that should worry you is wine. It is an highly educational game as well as entertaining to her and her friends. Since she has had this app she is obsessed with learning about unique languages.
age 5+

Huh

As long as they can read I don't see anything wrong with a language learning game? (I use it)

Privacy Rating Warning

  • Unclear whether personal information is sold or rented to third parties.
  • Personal information is shared for third-party marketing.
  • Personalised advertising is displayed.
  • Data are collected by third-parties for their own purposes.
  • User's information is used to track and target advertisements on other third-party websites or services.
  • Data profiles are created and used for personalised advertisements.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (10 ):
Kids say (41 ):

Duolingo: Learn Languages Free is truly a fantastic app, packing many European languages plus English and full-sentence learning into an easy-to-grasp visual map. Many themes, immediate and gentle feedback, mini-lesson pop-ups, and hints at just the right moment make for a consistent and meaningful experience. Kids will stay motivated despite the lack of games partly because they can compete with other users anonymously or find friends via email. Kids also can switch to any of the other languages at any time and still maintain their progress in the one they've left.

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