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  • Anki icon


    Anki is a program which makes remembering things easy. Because it is a lot more efficient than traditional study methods, you can either greatly decrease your time spent...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone BSD iPad

    • Duolingo teaches grammar, unlike Anki. Anki is flash card software. Duolingo's Tinycards service ( is flash cards. Guest • May 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    Memrise is a free tool for learning vocabulary in multiple languages, using enhanced flashcards, powerful memory techniques, spaced repetition, and community sharing....

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Windows Phone Kindle Fire

    • Real spaced repetition algorithm for reviewing words: The algorithm seems have been slightly improved (adding shorter intervals). 6-step process for learning (planting) words is better than the DuoLingo approach which often just throws the new/unknown words as orange (without pictures) into a typed translation practice exercise. Guest • Dec 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Lingvist is the fastest and most effective way to learn a new language. Learn words and phrases that are statistically relevant and used every day around the world. A...

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    Rosetta Stone

    Rosetta Stone is the worlds #1 language-learning software. Our comprehensive foreign language program provides language learning for individuals and language learning...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Busuu icon

    Busuu is a free online community for learning languages. Connect for free with native speakers worldwide. Enhance your language learning with our online languages...

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad ... Apple Watch

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    AnkiApp is a simple, efficient, flashcard app that lets you study at your own pace, whenever you have time. Study sessions are as quick as 1 minute or less. It works on...

    Commercial Mac Windows Web Android iPhone ... Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Kindle Fire

  • icon is the easiest, most intelligent way to improve your vocabulary. It combines an adaptive learning system (The Challenge) with the world’s fastest...

    Freemium Web Android iPhone iPad

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    LinguaLeo - online service for the study and practice of the English language, both for adults and for children. A smart pet Leo tells what action is best suited to...

    Freemium Web Android iPhone

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    Outsource your vocabulary with Biscuit! Biscuit is the ultimate vocabulary sidekick - Faster than a dictionary, easier to use than traditional flash cards or word...

    Free Android iPhone Chrome OS

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    Learn English with the videos you love. Learn with Netflix, YouTube, and even your own video files!.

    Commercial Web

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    Babbel is multi-platform learning tool, available as a mobile app or on the web Babbel allows users from all over the world to engage with 13 languages ranging from...

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    Learn and play English

    This engaging game of skill is a mobile tutor for self-study of vocabulary and phonetics on the beginner’s (elementary, basic) level. The word list includes words from...

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Duolingo Comments

Language learning addiction

about Duolingo · ·

I have tried Duolingo because of its Esperanto course and then learnt (basics of) several languages. It is great, despite zero coverage of my native language (Slovak).


App Store Addition

Comment by rldonah
about Duolingo · Jan 2017 ·

This is also available free in the Kindle Store.


Awesome app

about Duolingo · ·

It helped me a lot with practising my Spanish. Yo hablo español - thanks to duolingo. Good software and pretty awesome mobile app