IDEAL Digital Tool Guide for Duolingo

The IDEAL Project ( will develop a hands-on approach with examples and tools for language teachers on how to establish digital competence in language teaching in their daily practice.

As part of the third IDEAL project output – Open educational resources with good innovative practices – the project partneship is developing guidelines on a range of digital tools which are focused on supporting digital competences for language learning

To this end, INQS has begun by creating some resources based on the use of Duolingo – self-paced language learning software for supporting language learning. While this is still in development, we are happy to share this resource here for perusal. Please click below to view the PDF for this tutorial. This will be developed into a video tutorial at a later date and will be available on the IDEAL OER platform.

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