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https://www.duolingo.com/libby-w

How much can I learn in 1 week?

Starting tomorrow I am beginning my challenge of how much I can learn in one week...you can pick the language and I will start from the beginning of it (as long as it is not french since I already know a little french) and I will see how much I can learn in 1 week!

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/rspreng

I do not think "advancing up the tree as rapidly as possible" and "learning a language" are necessarily the same thing. ;)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7
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True. The only thing a tree will tell someone is how many lessons they've completed, not how much they've learned.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/VStarTraveler
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It will be an interesting challenge, but rspreng and Usagiboy7 are offering a bit of excellent insight into the language learning process. Good luck with whatever you decide.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/libby-w

thank you

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/libby-w

well...It looks like it might be german :)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7
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It's on my list to learn too. Japanese, Spanish, Russian, German :)

4 years ago

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You are already level 6 French. I would say get as far as you can staying with it.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/libby-w

I am still staying with french I would just like to pick up another language :)

4 years ago

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German, it's different enough :) Also, there is a cute video in German that another user posted http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjBCjfB3Hq8

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/libby-w

cute

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/grubymis
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You made my day!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7
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The person who originally posted was elsentrix (I had to go back and find their name)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ElijahTrotter

well maybe if you took time not rushing it you might learn much better:) Not judging you but you learn better when you don't rush:) I mean it's fun and all but you learn better when you take your time learning things! Just saying libby

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/libby-w

thank you :) but it is just for fun

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ElijahTrotter

"Oh sorry" for putting it that way but you are right, its for "fun" Sorry

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pleiadian_

If you're a savant, the bar has been raised at becoming completely fluent in Icelandic in exactly one week.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/buunny
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Lol. I saw that documentary about that guy. It was shocking. I'm jealous as hell.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/grubymis
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I'm waiting for the results. I hope, you'll tell us...

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/libby-w

I will be posting the reply here :) have any suggestions which language to pick?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/grubymis
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If you know a little French, it will be good to learn non-Romance language - German?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/libby-w

I will consider it!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/buunny
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I don't suggest that. You won't retain anything. If you want to learn another language, just do it.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jennifer.stogner

I say go for it. Even if you end up just memorizing a bunch of stuff, that's still more useful than just not studying the language at all. And hey, it may work for you. As Dario said, someone's learned an entire language in just a week before.

FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS. :3

I vote Spanish. It's mad useful.

4 years ago