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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Duolingo: The Best Tool For Learning Spanish

Study: Learning Spanish With Duolingo Can Be More Effective Than College Classes Or Rosetta Stone

Education is quickly moving online, but we haven’t seen all that many studies that actually look into the effectiveness of these new forms of online learning. To see how its program performed, the language learning service Duolingo, founded by CAPTCHA inventor Luis von Ahn, commissioned a study 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. Read More...

 By Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch