Duolingo interprets 2021, with TikTok and Squid Game inspiring users to learn new languages

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The phrase "I am mentally exhausted" is part of the Japanese course of the language learning app.

The year that was is being given to users by Duolingo. The personalized look at what kind of language learner they are will be based on how many courses they have taken, how many hours they have spent on the app, and when they practice their lessons.

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The Year in Review will show you what kind of language learner you were in 2021.

There is a language called Duolingo.

Spanish, English, French, Japanese, and German were the top five languages that were learned on the app this year, according to the report. 80% of those who started a new language on Duolingo used the mobile app to conduct lessons.

More than two-thirds of users said a cultural event might inspire them to try a new language, with 29 percent saying TikTok videos in other languages served as motivation. Thirty-seven percent of people who were inspired by a show to learn a new language started lessons in Spanish after watching Money Heist, while 28 percent started learning Korean after watching Squid Game and 20 percent started learning French after watching Emily in Paris.

The company went public in July. Luis von Ahn, the founder and CEO of the company, joined Vice President Harris at the White House in May to push for businesses to invest in Central America. The app added Yiddish in April.