• Tech Thursday: Learn Another Language with Duolingo

    Learning another language from scratch may not require specific technical skills, but it can still be very daunting, depending on your target language. Even with modern digital tools, advanced fluency and proficiency levels are seldom achieved in a short period of time. Duolingo, while not claiming to surpass other language learning software, aims to use a fresher approach to language learning. On paper, at least while introducing the basics, Duolingo functions simultaneously as a lesson book and drill book. It uses basic repetitions and interactive exercises for memorization, taking the users straight to hands-on activities as soon as the app starts. Content-wise, the most basic drills aren’t much different from…