34 Hours on Duolingo = 1 Semester of Language School?!

34 Hours on Duolingo = 1 Semester of Language School?!

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FL recently blogged about Duolingo's Free iPhone App for Learning Spanish.

This just in from TechCrunch below. Discover more Mobile Language Learning Apps and Spanish iPhone Apps.

If you're goggled, there are plenty of Spanish Android Apps out there for you.

TechCrunch Article about Duolingo

To see how its program performed, the language learning service Duolingo, founded by CAPTCHA inventor Luis von Ahn, commissioned a study (PDF) into the effectiveness of its program. The result, which even surprised von Ahn: it only takes a Duolingo user 34 hours to learn the equivalent of a first college semester’s worth of Spanish.


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