On the Duolingo app, there are now Duolingo Stories that can be used to advance one's comprehension of a foreign language and earn in-app experience points. The language-teaching mini-stories are available in languages like Spanish, French, Portuguese and German, and they are useful for putting one's listening and reading skills to the test.
While some of the stories stand on their own, others have multiple parts that can be explored over the course of learning a new language. Those who love to learn by reading and listening will enjoy being able to choose stories that are non-fiction, original pieces of fiction or even classic titles in the public domain.
With Duolingo, users have the option to set why they want to learn a new language, set a daily goal and even take a placement test if they are somewhat familiar with words and phrases.