The Use of Duolingo Apps to Improve English Vocabulary Learning

Pangkuh Ajisoko


Education is a process of learning knowledge and skills. Learning English is skill-based learning that requires diverse approaches and techniques. Current education is much affected by technological advances. The use of technology is the latest solution to answer the challenges of learning English. As with advancement of English language learning means, duolingo completes to innovate way of learning language on mobile phone basis. The focus of this research is to explore the use of Duolingo apps in improving students vocabulary in Borneo University of Tarakan. The research design of this research is pre-experimental research with pre-test and post-test. This research will involve 10 students as sample with 30 days practicing duolingo apps using “regular” intensity of practice (20 xp per day). The Research instruments were tests and questionnaire to answer the research questions. How is the use of duolingo in improving students’ vocabulary? Based on the quantitative data, the students’ score is increased. The result is expected to provide information for teachers and students in having extensive language learning practice in handy form


Duolingo Apps; Vocabulary; English Learning

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) – eISSN: 1863-0383
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