How Does Duolingo Make It So Easy to Learn Spanish Words?

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Ever find yourself looking up easy-to-learn Spanish words out of curiosity? Whether you’re planning to travel to a Spanish-speaking country, want to communicate better with a native-speaker neighbor or simply want to broaden your language horizons, it would be great if you could go all-in and learn some Spanish for free. And you can: A program called Duolingo has made it possible to do exactly that.

After downloading this app on your smartphone or logging on to the Duolingo website after creating an account, you can start learning Spanish for free in minutes. But what exactly makes this educational tool so effective? Learn more about the program, including how — and why — it works, before you try it out for yourself.