How to Remove a Language Course on Duolingo? (Step-by-Step Guide)

There are a lot of platforms that are helping you in learning a foreign language and Duolingo is one of them. You might have heard about it and maybe using it for a while. There are more than 100 courses out of which you can choose. However, while using it you may have taken a lot of courses that you are not interested in and thinking of removing them. If you are the one who does not know how to remove a language course on Duolingo, here we will help you how to remove it.

Quick Takeaways

  • Duolingo is a platform on which you can learn a lot of different languages by taking up multiple courses.
  • If you have taken courses that you no more need, you can easily delete them based on how are you using Duolingo. To delete it you need to go to the management courses option on the settings of the app.
  • The only difference between both mobile and desktop is finding the settings of it.
  • You must also remember that when you remove the course you lose all the progress you made in it along with the XP you earn.
  • When you delete the course you can reset the progress made in the course. All you have to do is add the course again after deleting it.
  • There could be three different reasons why you may want to delete the course-
1. The progress made is too low
2. You may be placed incorrectly in the course
3. Cluttering

However, you must read till the end so that you can get all the facts related to removing the course on Duolino.

How to Remove a Language Course on Duolingo? (Step-by-Step Guide)

What is Duolingo?

Duolingo is a platform on which you can learn a lot of different languages by sitting at your home and that too totally free. Whenever you search for Duolingo, you will see the Duolingo owl which represents good luck and is the app icon. It helps you to choose out of 100 courses for your base language that you can take up without Duolingo Plus. There is a subscription plan on which you will be giving the family plan.

The courses that you get on this platform were earlier designed by the voluntary people who were on the platform known as an incubator. You can choose as many language courses as you want. However once you have taken multiple language courses, you may want to remove it. So let us learn how to remove the language course.

How to Remove a Language Course on Duolingo? 

It is very easy to remove a language course from Duolingo. If you want to use language learning offline, you can download the course on it. All you need to do is to follow some easy steps based on where you are using Duolingo. However, here we have discussed the steps for how to remove the language courses like French, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, or Japanese on Duolingo for mobile and desktop. There are 4 Duolingo podcasts available on the platform for Spanish and French.

Mobile

Let us learn about the steps that you will have to follow for deleting the languages on your mobile-

  • Start with opening the app on your mobile. Once open, click on the profile icon on the app. 
  • Now click on the settings icon which will be on the top right-side corner. 
  • You will see a lot of options. Move downwards to find manage course options.
How to Remove a Language Course on Duolingo? (Step-by-Step Guide)
  • A list of the courses you have taken will appear on the screen. Tap on the red button on the left side of the courses which you want to remove. 
  • After it, you will get a notification on which you will have to click on remove to delete the language.

Desktop

Let us learn about the steps that you will have to follow for deleting the languages on your desktop-

  • Go to more options and click on the settings option on the screen.
  • Look for manage courses and click on it.
  • You will see the list of the name of the languages on your screen. There is a remove option at the side of each language. 
  • Click on the remove option and again a message will prompt on your screen. Click on the remove option on it. 

What will happen if you remove the course?

There will be a few changes that you will see when you will remove the language. The first change is that the language will no more appear on your screen. Along with the flag’s removal from your list, the XP will also be removed that you may have collected. However, the gems that you have gained till far may not be removed but also help you to unlock new status icons. Your progress will also disappear along with your XP. By removing the course you may not be able to take part in the Legendary level challenge or get a crown in it. You will also lose all the achievements that you have achieved till now.

So if you wish to take on the course again in the future, you’ll have to begin all over. However, you may start from where the placement test puts you. Further, if you have lost the progress you may want to restore it. Thus further we have discussed the ways by which you can reset your progress on Duolingo.

How to Remove a Language Course on Duolingo? (Step-by-Step Guide)

Can you reset your progress in a language in Duolingo?

To reset your progress in a language you will first need to delete the course on Duolingo. So follow the above instructions to go to the settings option and delete the course. Once you delete the course now you will have to download the course again to reset it. When you are using Duolingo you will see the Owl which will help you to reset the progress in the language. You will also see some different characters which will help you to keep motivated you.

When should you think of deleting the course?

The biggest thing that may come to your mind is whether you should delete the course or not. Of course, you will not want to lose those XPs and the progress you made so far. However, there are some reasons why you may want to delete the course taken-

1. The progress made is too low

The biggest reason why you may want to remove the language is that you have not yet made a lot of progress in the course. There may be chances that you may have taken the course and made little progress in it. But after that, you never open that course. Thus you may want to remove it from the list of taken courses. 

2. You may be placed incorrectly in the course

How to Remove a Language Course on Duolingo? (Step-by-Step Guide)

When you lose your leagues or are back on the course, Duolingo places you on the levels which you may find too easy. It means that it underestimates you and pushes you back. On the other hand, they may think that you can pass more tough levels and thus keep you on it. Thus due to it, you may want to remove the course. Also, you may lose your motivation while learning the language and thus you want to remove the course.

3. Cluttering

There are people who take a lot of different courses in starting and never take a look at them. If you are one of them, you may have a long list of courses which may cause a distraction to you in learning a particular course. Obviously, you may be looking for a list which will only have the languages that you love to learn and thus remove the course which you do not like. 

Conclusion

On Duolingo, you learn different languages by taking different courses. When you are thinking of learning a language you may end up taking multiple courses. Thus you may be thinking of deleting the course and only keeping the one in which you are really interested. To delete it you need to go to the management courses option on the settings of the app. Then you will need to tap on remove the course. Once you remove the course you will also lose your progress and XP score. The reasons why you may want to delete it are – the progress made is too low, you may be placed incorrectly in the course and cluttering.

FAQs

What happens if you ignore Duolingo?

If you are ignoring Duolingo, duo the owl will come with reminders to complete the course. You may also see some of the memes in which he is threatening you.

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