Duolingo’s Game of Thrones course teaches you to command Dragons

Game of Thrones fans can learn how to command dragons in the series’ constructed language with Duolingo’s newest update to its High Valyrian course.⁠

The language-learning app is adding 159 new vocabulary words, Game of Thrones situation-specific language, and grammar concepts to the language course, it said Tuesday. Those interested in fine-tuning their High Valyrian can learn how to make excuses, discuss cooking, talk about themselves and command dragons like Daenerys Targaryen.⁠

The update comes as fans await the release of Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon, which kicks off on HBO and HBO Max on Aug. 21.⁠

Now all this is funny as no one will ever encounter a real dragon, and if one meets a dragon, he won’t be alive to tell us that there’s one…