Duolingo English Test (DET)

Duolingo: Language Learning App with an English Proficiency Test Duolingo also features the Duolingo English Test (DET), a standardized assessment tool.

Focus: The DET evaluates your proficiency in all four key areas of English language skills: reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

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Cost-effective: Significantly cheaper than traditional tests like TOEFL or IELTS.

  • Faster results: Receive results within 48 hours
  • Convenient: Take the test entirely online from your computer.
  • Acceptance: While gaining traction, the DET isn't as widely accepted as TOEFL or IELTS. Check with your target universities or institutions to confirm if they accept Duolingo scores.
  • Validity: Duolingo English Test scores are valid for two years from the test date.

Overall: Duolingo, with its language learning app and English proficiency test, offers a flexible and potentially more affordable option for those seeking to demonstrate their English language skills. However, it's crucial to confirm its acceptance with your target institutions before taking the DET.