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"Getting started" page

I'm using Duolingo and so far it's been really useful. Still, there's a improvement that would help a lot: Every lesson should have a "getting started" page that explains the necessary theory for understanding the lesson.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/StuffieStephie
StuffieStephie
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I notice that the first lesson of Spanish has a "Tips" section (it's the only lesson I've seen like that) maybe some day they'll write tips for each section. Also, make sure you check out the discussion section of each skill -- Often the others users have written tips there. :D

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vinyluis

I didn't see those tips so far, but i'll check them! =D

I also always look at the discussion below the lessons, but I still think that a theory page for each section would be really helpful

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/StuffieStephie
StuffieStephie
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Well, just some lessons of German and Spanish have a tips page.
Like this alt text

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/olimo
olimo
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If you want to insert an image, use ![alt text](image URL) syntax ;-)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/StuffieStephie
StuffieStephie
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Thank you!! I can use html/BBCode/most stuff and this was driving me crazy!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/olimo
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Here are some more codes: http://www.duolingo.com/comment/895821

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/buunny
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I think they'll get to that eventually. I mean they have such a small staff, so many users, and new languages that they are implementing, that it'll probably take time for them to get to it. Also, Duolingo isn't a new site, but it has only been out for 2 or 3 years and they're still trying to improve existing courses. So I think, for existing and new languages, there will still be parts of those courses that they will be improving for a long time, through trial and error.

We could also take into account that there are still only a few people, in proportion to everyone on Duolingo, that have finished courses to the end of their trees. So, not all the bugs have been worked out with the upper level lessons because so few people have gotten there.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/olimo
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There are "Tips and notes" sections in some skills of at least Spanish and German. The team definitely understands the importance of grammar introductions, but maybe they are not of high priority (otherwise they would be throughout all the courses).

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jordan663045

I love learning french! :D Thank you for this website!

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MeganBecke17

This stinks my password and username are not working.

10 months ago