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Duolingo: language learning platform, now available on iOS

Duolingo: language learning platform, now available on iOS

This summer we had the novelty of Duolingo , this exciting platform for learning a language in exchange for performing translations Internet.

At present, the service launched to the public on June 19, 2012 and created by Luis von Ahn, a member of the development team first reCaptcha system, has more than 300,000 active users who translated some 75 million sentences from different sources . In its first round of funding, managed an investment of U.S. $18.3 million from Union Square Ventures, NEA, Ashton Kutcher and Tim Ferriss.

Today news again because launched its mobile version, which will not only translate words from anywhere in the world but also continue with our language classes without interrupt.

What are the differences between the application and the web platform? The application was developed initially for devices. It has a new type of exercise that is not available on the website of Duolingo, which offers a bank of words and allows to choose the right words to enter the answer. This saves time by not having to write both the mobile keyboard.

Moreover, in applying the lessons are shorter than on the website, allowing progress for short periods of time.

Overall performance remain the same as the web platform. Both are free, no subscription fee or exijen commercials and all lessons are available to install.

(Via press release)

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