Everyone who has ever tried to follow an exercise plan knows how painful it can be to track down all the sets, reps, weights, and exercises.
The chatbot app landscape is constantly changing, growing larger and larger every day.
Facebook Messenger already contains more than 110,000 bots, and other popular instant messaging applications are not far behind.
To keep students motivated, Duolingo also deploys the key elements of gamification that help personalize user learning and keep their linguistic development on track.
Duolingo’s language tutoring chatbots are currently available only on the i Phone and only for native English speakers who want to learn German, French or Spanish.
The old-school method involves pen and paper coupled with some math, and the new-school method involves Gym Bot, a Facebook Messenger bot that tracks your training efforts.
To use this bot, you simply open the Messenger app, send Gym Bot a message with your training statistics, and it will maintain a personalized training journal for you.
Duolingo, on the other hand, adopts a more naturalistic approach.
Their apps and chatbots — which earned numerous awards from app stores, publishers, and online influencers — do away with untenable memorizations, focusing instead on giving users an immersive experience that encourages them to learn new words and understand grammatical concepts through association and contextual clues.
, a free-to-use language learning platform continues to attract users, investors, and accolades since their launch in 2011.
Now with more than 120 million registered users, total funding of .3 million, and a market valuation of nearly half a billion dollars, Duolingo recently launched conversational bots to compete in the Conventional language teaching generally takes learners through a rules-based curriculum that focuses on grammar and other technical aspects of a foreign language.
The company plans to release new bots rapidly for other combinations of languages.