https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Aku42

Besides Duolingo, what else do you use?

As great as Duolingo is, you should never use only one method to learn anything, let alone a language. Diversification creates a more robust method of understanding.

So I want help in diversifying. What else do you use?

Alongside Duolingo, I use Memrise, Anki, iTunes podcasts, and a native speaking friend in the event I have one around.

February 21, 2017

21 Comments


[deactivated user]

    Memrise, Lingq and good old fashioned books.

    Google is also an underrated resource some people don't seem to have heard about.

    February 21, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MikeNolan6

    A lot of people don't like Google Translate, but I do. (My son works for Youtube, so I'm possibly somewhat biased towards Google products, though.)

    February 21, 2017

    [deactivated user]

      I meant the search engine, not Google translate, although I do use that with languages I am confident in.

      February 21, 2017

      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MikeNolan6

      Well, I found Duolingo through a Google search. :-)

      February 21, 2017

      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnnaGuaGua

      I use Duolingo, and Memrise for Italian and German. Also, for Italian I watch a youtuber "learn Italian with Lucrezia" and for German "Learn German with Ania."

      I'm also (attempting) to read Harry Potter in Italian

      February 21, 2017

      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MikeNolan6

      I've got a few books in French that I've picked up over the past few years (mostly translations from English of authors I already know), though I don't think I'm ready for any of them yet, but I've never read the Harry Potter books, not even in my native English. Just didn't have any interest in them.

      February 21, 2017

      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnnaGuaGua

      i read them in english, so that's part of the reason I chose to read them in Italian, since I already knew the story-line.

      February 21, 2017

      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jaw1605

      Memrise to improve my languages learnt on Duolingo. However, I use Chineseskill to learn (Mandarin) Chinese.

      February 21, 2017

      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Audrey452431

      i use hellotalk, damonandjo (youtube channel), spotify, podcasts, tinycards, google translate and netflix for portuguese

      February 21, 2017

      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Karl.F

      I use memrise,and lingvist,but recently finished both courses.

      February 22, 2017

      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TimmohB

      I love using Memrise, especially for languages very distant from Afrikaans or English.

      February 21, 2017

      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MikeNolan6

      I have, but am not currently using, Rosetta Stone for French.

      I like this site a lot: http://www.thefrenchexperiment.com/learn-french/question-words

      Here's a site I found recently that looks very interesting: http://learn-french-free-with-stories.weebly.com/beginner-french-bilingual-story-lesson-part-one.html

      February 21, 2017

      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IanShales

      Memrise :)

      February 21, 2017

      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lorel90

      For German I use Memrise, Youtube, Deutsche Welle, books, TV in German, blogs, a tutor and friends.

      February 21, 2017

      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/orinikunu

      I use memrise and book

      February 21, 2017

      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Usagiboy7

      I'm currently focusing on American Sign Language. I go on walks with a friend or out to food and we practices with "voices off" for a few hours. I also use LifePrint's website as well as their YouTube channel. To help me organize my vocabulary review, I use the hyperlinked vocabulary lists on the website, entered into the Evernote app and sync it between my laptop and phone. ^_^

      February 23, 2017
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