Duolingo says its English language tests for visas are cheap and secure

The founder of the language app is in talks with the UK government about offering its online test to visa applicants, at less than £50 a timeDuolingo is in discussions with the government to allow UK visa applicants to take an online language test for less than £50, replacing a system that costs some more than £1,000.Luis von Ahn, the founder of the online language-learning app, said the $49 Duolingo test had less risk of fraud and would be fairer for people wanting to study or work in the UK. Continue reading...

Duolingo says its English language tests for visas are cheap and secure

The founder of the language app is in talks with the UK government about offering its online test to visa applicants, at less than £50 a time

Duolingo is in discussions with the government to allow UK visa applicants to take an online language test for less than £50, replacing a system that costs some more than £1,000.

Luis von Ahn, the founder of the online language-learning app, said the $49 Duolingo test had less risk of fraud and would be fairer for people wanting to study or work in the UK.

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