LINGUIST List 31.2718

Thu Sep 03 2020

Jobs: English; French; Spanish; Applied Linguistics: Freelancer, Duolingo

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 02-Sep-2020
From: Elizabeth Onstwedder <>
Subject: English; French; Spanish; Applied Linguistics: Freelancer, Duolingo
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University or Organization: Duolingo
Web Address:
Job Title: Freelance Pedagogy Expert (Grammar)

Job Rank: Freelancer; Other

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            French (fra)
                            Spanish (spa)


Use your expertise in teaching grammar to help Duolingo users learn better!

Duolingo is looking for a pedagogy expert who is highly proficient in Spanish and French to help create content to teach grammar implicitly and explicitly. This is a temporary freelance position (no benefits included). All work will be conducted remotely and hours are flexible.

- Develop content to teach grammar concepts in Spanish and French
- Help create assessments of learners' grammatical knowledge

- Advanced proficiency in Spanish
- Advanced proficiency in French
- Native or near-native proficiency in English
- Experience teaching Spanish to speakers of English and/or experience developing content for language learning curricula
- Ability to think about language analytically (e.g., breaking down grammatical concepts into smaller parts for the purposes of teaching)
- Strong attention to detail
- Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
- Ability to work 15-20 hours a week

Exceptional candidates will have:
- Advanced proficiency in Portuguese
- Knowledge of additional languages

To apply, please see the application link provided below.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Elizabeth Onstwedder

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