“Duolingo: An Alternative Application for Learning English Grammar and Vocabulary”

  • Widodo Widayanto STKIP Al Hikmah Surabaya
  • Ahmad Syafii STKIP Al Hikmah
Keywords: Duolingo, Mobile Assisted language learning

Abstract

This article explores about the using an already existing language learning app, Duolingo, as an alternative application for learning English grammar and vocabulary. Duolingo is a platform that provide a language-learning website and app. The app and the website are free, so everyone can use it without giving any extra fee. The aim of this application is to teach vocabulary and grammar, which some exercise series that can be chosen by the user. In this study, writer discuss about the using of Duolingo in moblie version. The writer consider that almost student in this era are using mobile phone. Hopefully by using this application, will motivate student in learning English, especially grammar and vocabulary.

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Published
2020-01-31
How to Cite
Widayanto, W., & Syafii, A. (2020). “Duolingo: An Alternative Application for Learning English Grammar and Vocabulary”. Journal of English Language Teaching and Islamic Integration (JELTII), 3(01), 283 - 287. Retrieved from http://e-journal.hikmahuniversity.ac.id/index.php/jeltii/article/view/233