How to learn Italian yourself with Duolingo | Languages

How to learn Italian yourself with Duolingo | Languages

Learning Italian alone is possible with Duolingo, a language app with versions for Android phones and iPhone (iOS). The platform features lessons in Italian, English, Spanish, French, German and other languages. The content can be basic or advanced, and the ideal app for anyone who wants to learn how to speak Italian without leaving home. The program is free to download and use, but it has some restrictions. The paid plan, which is unlimited, costs from R $ 26 per month in the annual subscription.

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In the following tutorial, check out how to learn to speak Italian on your cell phone with the Duolingo app. The procedure was performed on a Moto G7 Play with Android 9.0 (Pie), but the tips also apply to smartphones with the Apple system.

How to learn Italian alone with Duolingo Photo: Helito Beggiora / dnetcHow to learn Italian alone with Duolingo Photo: Helito Beggiora / dnetc

How to learn Italian alone with Duolingo Photo: Helito Beggiora / dnetc

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Step 1. Download and install the Duolingo app on your phone. When opening it for the first time, tap "Start now" and choose "Italian";

Duolingo initial setup screen, free online Italian course app Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraDuolingo initial setup screen, free online Italian course app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Duolingo initial setup screen, free online Italian course app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. Select the reason why you want to learn Italian on your own and define your daily goal of study and press "Continue";

Choose the reason and your daily goal of study, which allows you to learn basic or advanced Italian Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraChoose the reason and your daily goal of study, which allows you to learn basic or advanced Italian Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Choose the reason and your daily goal of study, which allows you to learn basic or advanced Italian Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 3. In the next step, choose whether you want to start from basic Italian or take a placement test. That done, start answering questions or testing;

Duolingo has an Italian course for beginners Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraDuolingo has an Italian course for beginners Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Duolingo has an Italian course for beginners Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 4. After finishing the first test, you can create a free profile by tapping on the indicated button. It is possible to enter the requested information or use your Facebook or Google account;

Creating an account at Duolingo, app with free Italian course Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraCreating an account at Duolingo, app with free Italian course Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Creating an account at Duolingo, app with free Italian course Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 5. You must complete basic Italian levels to unlock new content. To do this, tap on the topic you want to study and press "Start". Tap on the heart icon in the upper right corner to manage your lives;

Free Italian course on the Duolingo app Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraFree Italian course on the Duolingo app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Free Italian course on the Duolingo app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 6. When answering questions, the mechanics vary according to the type of question, but usually just tap on items to form phrases or select objects. New words appear dashed and the translation can be revealed by touching it;

Duolingo: app brings online Italian class Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraDuolingo: app brings online Italian class Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Duolingo: app brings online Italian class Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 7. In the tabs located at the bottom of the screen you can access your profile to see your achievements and friends, compete in study leagues and see the store to buy lives and other optional items.

Other features of the Duolingo app, to learn Italian yourself Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraOther features of the Duolingo app, to learn Italian yourself Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Other features of the Duolingo app, to learn Italian yourself Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Ready! Take advantage of tips on how to use the Duolingo app to learn Italian on your cell phone alone.

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