Learning a new language or maintaining a second language to prevent it from fading from memory is one of those things we all mean to get around to doing.
If you own a computer, tablet, or smartphone and have access to a Wi-Fi signal, Duolingo is the most user-friendly and accessible foreign language learning tool/app around. With the exception of German, it offers lessons in four of the five major romance languages: Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese.
First of all, it’s free.
Secondly, the methodology behind the curriculum promotes learning the fundamentals of the language as opposed to remembering a few phrases that apply to specific situations.
I have been using Duolingo to keep my Spanish language skills tight. I’ve decided I would use the app to help me focus on learning German.
What I like the most about its brand of pedagogy is that you learn to write, listen, … Read the rest