How does Duolingo's vocabulary works?
Hi I'm just wondering how does Duolingo's vocabulary works. I had recently word in lesson (subject of the lesson was "haushold") - "notwendig" (means necessary in english) - it was yellow highlited as a new word. After I sucessfully took that lesson, I looked into my vocabulary and that word was not there (I didn't find it even though I was using that search future). So what is the requirements to word to appear in my vocabulary?
It should appear, if not immediately, then soon. Did you try searching for it? Also, newly learned words will quickly degrade so you need to practice them often! :)
Yeah, I have searched for it (in my general vocabulary as well as in my "household" vocabulary) and both gave no result... :-/
And now again - I had another lesson, about numbers, and there was a new word "Lehrer" (teacher) and it did not appear in my vocabulary. But there was another new word - "sieben" (seven) and that did appear in my vocabulary. Do I have to get the new word it appropriate lessen (like when I get "seven" in "numbers" it appears in my dictionary and when I get "teacher" in same lesson it does not). Or how does it work?
I think Duolingo can sometimes skip slightly ahead and use words from as yet unlocked lessons, I got a few words today I don't remember previously seeing on Duolingo - Then later when I had unlocked a new row I checked and there were 8 words that I had already learnt earlier today (and actually an entire lesson, "Arts 1") marked as already complete/learnt.
So basically when you reach the relevant section for "notwendig" it will show in the vocabulary there.