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In the spirit of celebrating linguistic diversity and in observance of the European Day of Languages, we are delighted to announce a forthcoming webinar that extends a cordial invitation to language enthusiasts across the globe.

The webinar is scheduled for September 27th, between 5:00 PM and 6:00 PM Central European Time (CET), and we will embark on an exploration of the fascinating intersection between language learning and artificial intelligence, with a spotlight on the widely acclaimed Duolingo.

Save the Date:

Date: September 27th

Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM CET

Join Us for an Engaging Webinar with Duolingo!

We extend a warm welcome to all those who share our passion for languages. On September 27th, you are cordially invited to participate in an enlightening journey as we delve into the captivating world of language learning.

Boasting over 500 million registered users and a diverse array of courses spanning more than 40 languages, Duolingo has emerged as a prominent advocate for language education worldwide. During this exclusive webinar, attendees will have the opportunity to delve into the profound impact of Duolingo on informal language learning.

A Noteworthy Mention:

The European Centre for Modern Languages has formally listed this webinar on its event calendar for the European Day of Languages this year. This recognition underscores the ICC’s unwavering commitment to the celebration of linguistic diversity and the promotion of multilingualism.

For further details, please visit:

Webinar Highlights:

Presentation Title:

“Enhancing Language Learning: Duolingo’s Journey into Generative AI and Immersive Features”


In this engaging presentation, we will delve into the innovative ways in which Duolingo harnesses artificial intelligence (AI) to elevate the language learning experience and provide users worldwide with an immersive and effective learning journey. While Duolingo has a rich history of utilizing AI to personalize content, we will explore its recent venture into the realm of generative AI, which has further enriched the language learning process.

Our discussion will be divided into two key segments:

  1. Content Generation: Gain insights into how Duolingo leverages large language models to craft educational content that adheres to stringent quality standards, ensuring a top-tier learning experience for all.
  2. Generative AI Initiatives: Discover Duolingo’s groundbreaking features, including the Roleplay experience and the Explain My Answer feature. Roleplay immerses users in language learning by enabling interactions with chatbots based on Duolingo’s World Characters, fostering dynamic responses in Spanish and French. The Explain My Answer feature offers instant grammar explanations and error feedback, empowering users to enhance their language skills.

Through these real-world examples, we aim to showcase the exciting potential of AI in language learning and underscore Duolingo’s dedication to providing a state-of-the-art educational experience for learners worldwide.

Presenter Bio:

Guiding us through this enlightening journey is Parker Henry, a Learning Designer at Duolingo who leads AI initiatives within the Learning & Curriculum function. Parker brings a wealth of experience to the table, having worked extensively on generating learning content with Large Language Models for in-app exercises and the Duolingo Max experience.

Before his role in AI, Parker contributed to English course content tailored for Spanish, Portuguese, and Japanese speakers. Additionally, he played a pivotal role as the Learning & Curriculum representative for the Duolingo for Schools product, allowing educators to integrate Duolingo content into their classrooms.

Prior to joining Duolingo, Parker pursued his passion for language and education by teaching 6th through 8th-grade ESL in the Czech Republic and his hometown of Memphis, TN. His academic journey includes degrees from Indiana University in Linguistics, International Studies, and Music Theory.

Let’s Explore Language Together!

Whether you are a dedicated language enthusiast or simply curious about the evolving landscape of language learning, we extend a warm and inviting invitation to mark your calendars and join us on September 27th. Together, we will celebrate the richness of language and the remarkable advancements in language education through the dynamic combination of Duolingo and artificial intelligence.

To be part of this celebration of the European Day of Languages, please register via