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https://www.duolingo.com/Joseph-Ryan

So, how did you guy's find duolingo?

I just found duolingo a few days ago, so I'm really new to everything. I first heard about on the Phillip Defranco show and found the app on the app store a while later. I'd love to hear you guy's stories too!

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/raans
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Accidentally clicked the wrong link in an RSS feed. Read the article and immediately signed up.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SongbirdSandra

Isn't that funny? A wrong link led you in the right direction. :-)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jaye16
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Me too. TED And have hardly missed a day. My laptop broke down so I borrowed a tablet. I'm still waiting for Greek but have come a ways in German and Italian. Good luck to you.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7
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I was looking for someone to practice Japanese with on Tumblr. They said they would if I practiced Italian with them and gave me the link to Duolingo. But, they didn't stick around and I took Spanish while I was waiting and hoping that DL would get a Japanese course. And, well, I'm still here, learned some Spanish, somehow ended up a mod, and looky there! Japanese is on the way! :D

PS, Welcome to Duolingo Joseph-Ryan!! You might find this guide useful for learning your way around: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/1278938 ^_^

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Joseph-Ryan

Thank you! You mods seem to do a great job on this website. Everyone seems so nice!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/revdolphin
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I was browsing the app store looking for something to help me communicate with my Vietnamese students. Downloaded a few apps, including Duolingo, and was disappointed that it didn't have Vietnamese, but I realized that I might as well work on getting my Spanish back at this point, and I decided at that moment that I'm going to get my bilingual teaching endorsement in Spanish. So I kept Duolingo and one translation app and deleted all the others.

I still want that Vietnamese course, but Duolingo still rocks.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kendolingo

Found it while researching for my Euro trip. So glad I did, my German is getting better and better.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nitsew

I was browsing another community and someone posted a list of websites to visit that don't waste your time. I came across a link to Duolingo and I was thrilled. I have always wanted to learn German but unless you are willing to spend hundreds of dollars for rosetta stone or lessons from a tutor, it is very hard to learn on your own.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Johnny__R
4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ntroedel

I wanted to become more "cultured" and decided that becoming fluent in Spanish would help. Went looking in the iPad App Store, and here I am.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CecilieO.

stumbled across the app in the android store when it was a recomended app. I used to try to learn italian, and I was bored, so I downloaded it to try it out...

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hohenems
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I was looking for German help on Reddit and someone mentioned this site. The only good thing I took from a year of wasted time with Reddit.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LICA98
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My friend told me about it :P

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nannette3

recommended on app store on phone

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/seelian
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Brother buy smartphone last yrs dec, and install duolingo. I play and find it good. So i came here.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JackedTortoise

I found it on FunnyJunk.com, where a user had made a list of useful websites worth checking out.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SongbirdSandra

I found out about Duolingo on Yahoo Answers!

I was reading questions about what are some good online sources to learn French and someone (actually, many people in many answers) recommended Duo.
Unfortunately, I didn't take their advice right away. Months later, I finally decided to see what Duo was all about.

So glad I finally took their advice! I actually didn't try really learning French, until I came to Duolingo. :-)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/musiclover23
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I found this website through an article on the Telegraph website. I've got the link for the article if you wanted to have a look... http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationadvice/10218763/Learn-a-language-for-free-the-five-best-websites.html

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bibliobibulous

In my Spanish elective, my teacher had the class sign up with Duolingo and we practiced in the computer lab. At home, though I'm not that passionate about Spanish, I was addicted to Duolingo and on a vague whim I digressed into German. Before I knew it, German was my second-favorite language -- after English, my native language. Now I baffle my classmates by seguing randomly into German. Danke schön, Duolingo!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Grace-Georgia

saw a random comment in a random post in a random page in Facebook/ came here to see what it was about/ signed in and started using it that very moment/ used it every single day since then

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Cyneburg
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It was recommended to me in the play store cause I had installed many other language apps but none of them stuck . Until I downloaded duolingo.

4 years ago