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octapocalypse:

officialkia:

pennameverity:

This is Duolingo, a language-learning website/app that deserves some serious recognition. It offers over 10 languages for English speakers, as well as courses for non-English speakers around the world, and they’re in the process of adding more. 
But wait, I don’t want to do any more schoolwork! Not to worry little one, Duolingo is actually more like a game. You can compete with friends, and earn “lingots” (which are basically Duolingo money) to buy power-ups, extra activities, and bonus skills - like Flirting.

I’m already taking a language, what do I need this for? 
It’s not really a secret that most school language courses (in America, anyway) suck and only teach you to speak the language at about a third grader’s level. Which is why Duolingo is so freaking awesome.
Teachers can’t give every student individualized attention, but Duolingo can. If you’re not learning the way you want to or as much as you want to in the classroom, Duolingo is a really great resource. It’s easy, tailored to you, and really effective.

Duolingo tracks your progress and reminds you when you haven’t studied for a while or need a refresher on something. Already semi-fluent in a language? No problem, just take a shortcut to more advanced subjects or test out of the lesson. 
The lessons start with the basics (he, she, hello, thank you, etc) and move up to harder stuff. Duolingo focuses on vocabulary first, so you can learn the language and then the grammar that goes with it - much simpler than the system most schools use. It also tracks the number of words you’ve learned and how well you know them.

And you don’t even have to write out the flashcards!
Duolingo is perfect for reviewing everything you forgot over the summer or giving you the extra help you need. And if you’re trying to learn a language on your own, it’s fantastic - you don’t have to create your own lessons. Whether you’re trying to learn your second, third, or fifth language, I seriously recommend Duolingo.
Okay, what else?
Duolingo also has discussion boards, where you can ask for help with a hard lesson, make new friends, watch for updates, and share your achievements.
Even better is the Immersion feature. It won’t send you to Spain or France, but it’s pretty awesome. Duolingo takes real articles from the internet, which users translate. You can translate articles from your native language into the language you’re learning or vice versa, which gives you more experience and makes the Internet more universal.
You can suggest new languages and track Duolingo’s progress in creating new courses. Bilinguals (older than 13) can help to create these courses. Duolingo has a long list of courses that can be contributed to, like Punjabi, Hebrew, and Vietnamese. Oh, and Dothraki, Klingon, Sindarin, and Esperanto.
And the best part? IT’S COMPLETELY FREE. 
If you love languages or just want to pass French class this year, USE DUOLINGO. Download the app and practice a language while you wait for the bus instead of playing Angry Birds!

Coolest app I’ve ever downloaded.

IM USING THIS TO LEARN GERMAN!Ive learned more German in a week then my grade 10 course of which i skipped 3/4s of.

octapocalypse:

officialkia:

pennameverity:

This is Duolingo, a language-learning website/app that deserves some serious recognition. It offers over 10 languages for English speakers, as well as courses for non-English speakers around the world, and they’re in the process of adding more. 

But wait, I don’t want to do any more schoolwork! Not to worry little one, Duolingo is actually more like a game. You can compete with friends, and earn “lingots” (which are basically Duolingo money) to buy power-ups, extra activities, and bonus skills - like Flirting.

image

I’m already taking a language, what do I need this for? 

It’s not really a secret that most school language courses (in America, anyway) suck and only teach you to speak the language at about a third grader’s level. Which is why Duolingo is so freaking awesome.

Teachers can’t give every student individualized attention, but Duolingo can. If you’re not learning the way you want to or as much as you want to in the classroom, Duolingo is a really great resource. It’s easy, tailored to you, and really effective.

image

Duolingo tracks your progress and reminds you when you haven’t studied for a while or need a refresher on something. Already semi-fluent in a language? No problem, just take a shortcut to more advanced subjects or test out of the lesson. 

The lessons start with the basics (he, she, hello, thank you, etc) and move up to harder stuff. Duolingo focuses on vocabulary first, so you can learn the language and then the grammar that goes with it - much simpler than the system most schools use. It also tracks the number of words you’ve learned and how well you know them.

image

And you don’t even have to write out the flashcards!

Duolingo is perfect for reviewing everything you forgot over the summer or giving you the extra help you need. And if you’re trying to learn a language on your own, it’s fantastic - you don’t have to create your own lessons. Whether you’re trying to learn your second, third, or fifth language, I seriously recommend Duolingo.

Okay, what else?

Duolingo also has discussion boards, where you can ask for help with a hard lesson, make new friends, watch for updates, and share your achievements.

Even better is the Immersion feature. It won’t send you to Spain or France, but it’s pretty awesome. Duolingo takes real articles from the internet, which users translate. You can translate articles from your native language into the language you’re learning or vice versa, which gives you more experience and makes the Internet more universal.

You can suggest new languages and track Duolingo’s progress in creating new courses. Bilinguals (older than 13) can help to create these courses. Duolingo has a long list of courses that can be contributed to, like Punjabi, Hebrew, and Vietnamese. Oh, and Dothraki, Klingon, Sindarin, and Esperanto.

And the best part? IT’S COMPLETELY FREE. 

If you love languages or just want to pass French class this year, USE DUOLINGO. Download the app and practice a language while you wait for the bus instead of playing Angry Birds!

Coolest app I’ve ever downloaded.

IM USING THIS TO LEARN GERMAN!
Ive learned more German in a week then my grade 10 course of which i skipped 3/4s of.

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absentiae:

naturepunk:

the-fernlion:

SERIOUSLY
"Well if they didnt look like thugs"
THE ONLY THUGS IVE SEEN DURING THIS ARE THE ONES WITH BADGES

Bolded for emphasis.

THISISSOIMPORTANT

absentiae:

naturepunk:

the-fernlion:

SERIOUSLY

"Well if they didnt look like thugs"

THE ONLY THUGS IVE SEEN DURING THIS ARE THE ONES WITH BADGES

Bolded for emphasis.

THIS
IS
SO
IMPORTANT

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— 40 minutes ago with 113388 notes
#ferguson  #police brutality 

greetings-frentus:

saucy-twat-crumpets:

xxsketchytrixterxx:

justasouthie:

badtvblog:

Don’t watch this if you’re soaked in gasoline because it will warm your heart and you will burn to death and die.

i think i just broke my face from smiling so hard

I love you ( ̄▽ ̄)

I’m like dying on the inside. Wow. Omg.

I have watched this multiple times, now so happy

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— 41 minutes ago with 493715 notes

lame-waves:

i guess i recorded an ice bucket challenge today after i got my wisdom teeth out ??

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— 43 minutes ago with 204288 notes
#omg  #cackling  #tw blood 

worldisanime:

joberholtzer:

digg:

BREAKING: DISNEYLAND NO LONGER HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH

I could watch this all day.

Who let the dogs out

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— 46 minutes ago with 92716 notes

theboatwasactuallyplanc:

5…4…3…2…1

Only 2 days left everyone !! I can assure you, you are in for a REAL TREAT. 

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— 49 minutes ago with 69 notes

zbrexx:

zbrexx:

how did the telephone propose to his girlfriend?

he gave her a ring image

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gruffssketchbook:

STUPID $@#*?!* SONIC $@#*?!* SCREW$@#*?!*DRIVER! - A little animated illustration of the new Doctor

gruffssketchbook:

STUPID $@#*?!* SONIC $@#*?!* SCREW$@#*?!*DRIVER! - A little animated illustration of the new Doctor

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— 51 minutes ago with 48 notes