First Trip to Brazil with Duolingo

After about four months of using Duolingo, (app and website) I traveled to Brazil for the first time. I did use a Skype tutor for Portuguese a few times, but besides that all my learning has been from Duolingo.

What a success!

My first days were rough, as I could only communicate simple phrases, but less than a week after, I could hold simple conversations with strangers. It was so rewarding! I wanted to thank Duolingo for helping me break the language barrier, and enabling me to make great new friends!

I had people baffled that I learned so much with a free language app. :D Now to finally finish this tree and plan my return trip!


October 27, 2015


Congrats! It's good to know we're making a difference in people's lives and allowing you all to enjoy your travel experiences from a different,more engaged perspective :)

October 27, 2015

Great Story ! I went to Madrid last week and I could easily understand people. I was speaking quite well (only using the present because I don't know how to use past and future). The only time I used english was when I was in the airport and couldn't figure where I had to go, and I was so stressed ^^

October 27, 2015


October 27, 2015

DuoLingo is freaking amazing!!! I wanted to learn Portuguese because my husband is Brazilian. We are going to Brazil to see his family soon. This is helping me feel more confident about my language learning and it's addicting too.

Good job!

November 2, 2015

Great story and great job

October 27, 2015


October 28, 2015

That's wonderful! Much luck with your continued studies :)

October 28, 2015

Great story! ^_^ Parabéns!

October 28, 2015

Parabéns :)

October 28, 2015

Congratulations, you made a good job.

October 29, 2015


October 30, 2015

Parabéns! Great story! I am learning Portuguese right now because I am planning a trip to Brazil in a few months. Great to hear that Duolingo helped you so much!

October 30, 2015

Parabéns,fico feliz por você, um dia também desejo poder falar outras línguas ^^

October 31, 2015


December 27, 2016

Congratulations!!! I hope you can back more times!!! :D

February 13, 2017

Congratulations! I'm very happy for you. It's a reason to be proud of yourself. I'm brazilian, and I'm learning English, I don't speak many things, but I want to learn more and more.

Parabéns e nunca desista.

May 20, 2017
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