I discovered that a colleague is learning German using Duolingo. It motivates her, and it provides the momentum that she needs. I’ve heard the name, and I may even have given the site a look, but I wasn’t familiar with it. After work, I went there and tried it out.
Well, it’s well set up and attractive. And it gives you the feeling that you are achieving something. But there are two points I’m unhappy with.
It supposes that you can build up language knowledge a bit at a time. And it treats near-misses as mistakes.
Other than that—fine.