Are you learning a new language and are wondering how to join a class on Duolingo?
First and foremost, congratulations! Not everyone has the discipline and drive to explore new possibilities and acquire knowledge about a foreign culture.
I know this road can be full of rewards, but also several challenges. Duolingo is great for covering the basics and feeling comfortable with simple phrases, but sometimes, joining a class can take your progress to the next level.
This should be a very straightforward process, but sadly, I’ve heard many people complain about how enrolling can get a little complicated. This is why I’ve prepared 3 easy steps below that you can follow to join any class you want.
Ready? Let’s turn you into a fluent speaker!
Regardless of what your favorite studying device is, this process should be the same. I normally recommend getting most of your sessions on a computer, as it allows you to go a little faster and there are fewer chances of making a typing mistake.
However, if you’re constantly in a hurry or simply don’t get enough time near a PC, taking the courses and classes on your smartphone is perfectly fine. Regardless of what device you’re learning from, this process should be fairly similar across all platforms.
Solution: Here’s all you need to do to take part in any class you’re interested in:
2. Select the language and level you want for your class, and then click on “Search”
3. Once you find a class that you like, click on it, and then select “Attend for $X”. Please make sure to read the cost of the class before enrolling. Once you’ve selected this option, you’ll be asked to log in. If you’re having any trouble with that, please check out our article on how to fix it.
Now that you know how to join any class on Duolingo, you might be wondering why paying for additional education is worth it. That’s totally understandable, and a very valid question.
The main reason why you should join a class and pay for it is to increase the speed at which you progress. Sure, you can keep things free and just study through Duolingo, but joining a class and actually talking to a native speaker will be a major boost for your fluency, conversational skills, and overall confidence when speaking a language.
Especially for languages like Spanish, which can be a little tricky to learn right.
Besides, $10-20 is the equivalent of a couple of Starbucks coffees, so wouldn’t you say this is a much better investment?
Studying a new language is always exciting, but also a big challenge. It can be a little intimidating to try to learn everything all at once, especially when you don’t have the bases well-defined yet.
Joining a class in Duolingo can be very helpful for your progress, and as a nice bonus, you’ll get to meet new people in the process. There’s no downside other than having to pay a small fee charged by the instructor, but to be honest, it’s totally worth it.
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Best of luck to you.