Fear and Duolingo

Too much gamified learning will hold you back

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Deep down, we all know that you don’t get fluent in a language from only Duolingo. Same goes if you’re only using Rosetta Stone, or any other gamified language-learning app. They supplement your learning, for sure, and they can be good for certain things like vocabulary. But we all understand that clicking buttons and regurgitating the word for “apple”…