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How to learn English online for free with Memrise | Languages

Memrise is a free platform that allows you to learn English and other languages ​​online. The Portuguese interface allows it to be used by beginners who have never had contact with a foreign language before. However, more experienced people can also take advantage of the service to improve their knowledge of reading, writing, understanding and speaking.

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In this tutorial, dnetc teaches you how to use Memrise to learn English yourself on the web version of the system. It is worth remembering that the service is also available in applications for Android and iPhone (iOS), both free.

Memrise also has a mobile version and teaches languages ​​such as English and Spanish Photo: Isabela Cabral / dnetcMemrise also has a mobile version and teaches languages ​​such as English and Spanish Photo: Isabela Cabral / dnetc

Memrise also has a mobile version and teaches languages ​​such as English and Spanish Photo: Isabela Cabral / dnetc

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Registration and course selection

Step 1. Access the Memrise page on dnetc and press the "Access" button;

Memrise language platform page on dnetc Foto: Reproduo / Raquel FreireMemrise language platform page on dnetc Foto: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Memrise language platform page on dnetc Foto: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Step 2. On the Memrise home page, first make sure that the Brazilian flag is selected in the upper right corner of the screen so that the site is in Portuguese. Then, press the "Register" button;

Memrise home page on desktop browser Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireMemrise home page on desktop browser Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Memrise home page on desktop browser Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Step 3. Create a username, enter your email address, enter a password with letters and numbers and click the "Register" button. We recommend this procedure, in preference to login via Facebook or Google, as the platform has some errors when pulling information from social networks;

Registration creation on the Memrise language learning platform Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireRegistration creation on the Memrise language learning platform Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Registration creation on the Memrise language learning platform Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Step 4. Memrise will display some course suggestions, with American and British English being the first recommendations. Click on the flag to choose;

Suggestions for Memrise language courses for Portuguese speakers in Brazil Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireSuggestions for Memrise language courses for Portuguese speakers in Brazil Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Suggestions for Memrise language courses for Portuguese speakers in Brazil Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Step 5. Then choose between the "Beginner" or "Advanced" course, depending on your knowledge of the language. For the purpose of this tutorial, we chose the first option.

Selection of the English course for beginners of Memrise Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireSelection of the English course for beginners of Memrise Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Selection of the English course for beginners of Memrise Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Step 1. Memrise starts the class as soon as you select the course. Click on the word or phrase the person has said in English on the video to answer the question. To proceed to a new exercise, press the "Next" button;

Learning English words at Memrise Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireLearning English words at Memrise Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Learning English words at Memrise Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Step 2. The sequence of Memrise exercises uses different practices to fix the learned word. When the platform presents the text in Portuguese, click on the English answer that corresponds to the term of the statement. At the top of the screen, the yellow bar indicates the progress of the quest battery;

Sequence of learning exercises and fixing new words in English from Memrise Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireSequence of learning exercises and fixing new words in English from Memrise Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Sequence of learning exercises and fixing new words in English from Memrise Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Step 3. When the session is complete, Memrise will display your learning statistics. The service assigns points for the correct answers, response speed (depending on the level) and accuracy. Evaluate your performance and press the blue button that reads "Next";

Statistics and score for correct answers in Memrise Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireStatistics and score for correct answers in Memrise Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Statistics and score for correct answers in Memrise Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Step 4. The first time you have finished a battery of questions, Memrise will ask you to set a daily goal. Click on one of the options or, if you do not want to establish a goal, press the "Disconnect" button in the lower right corner;

Daily goal setting for English practice in Memrise Photo: Reproduction / Raquel FreireDaily goal setting for English practice in Memrise Photo: Reproduction / Raquel Freire

Daily goal setting for English practice in Memrise Photo: Reproduction / Raquel Freire

Step 5. Next, Memrise will open its main panel with the courses you are enrolled in. Click the green button to respond to new English exercises and follow the directions as explained in each question.

Memrise course panel with emphasis on button that opens new exercises Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireMemrise course panel with emphasis on button that opens new exercises Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Memrise course panel with emphasis on button that opens new exercises Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

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