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Russian tree? Done!

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November 5, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TatianaBeastmode

Wait. What??? And here I was congratulating myself on reaching Level 3! =D

Congratulations!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pansit0

Поздравляю, Татьяна! Успехов в изучении русского языка!

И спасибо :3


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sannehoo

Speaking from experience, that is waaaaay above a level 3's head. ;-) I have no clue what you are saying, and I assume the same goes for Tatiana.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pansit0

I wish you success in learning Russian guys :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sannehoo

Спасибо. I'm afraid we'll need it!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cephlin

I have no fear! Duo is here!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/websmasha

THANK YOU! I hope I win an honor like this like you did. Then, I will aim for Irish, Hebrew, Spanish, French and German (on Duolingo, I have Arabic and Chinese in mind too)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TatianaBeastmode

I'm trying to decode it. I got the congrats part so far. Google Translate, help me!

Okay, it might be something like, "Congrats, Tatiana on your advance in the study of the Russian language. And thanks!" Was that close?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pansit0

Fist of all, I have to mention that in Russian you can wish success (singular - успеха) or successes (plural - успехов). It means the same. In English, when you wish success it's always singular (“I wish you successes” sounds weird, correct me if I'm wrong). Okay, now:

“I wish you success in studying Russian language” can be translated as:

Я желаю тебе успеха (успехов) в изучении русского языка!” (familiar singular “you”)

Я желаю Вам успеха (успехов) в изучении русского языка!” (formal singular “you”)

Я желаю вам успеха (успехов) в изучении русского языка!” (familiar plural “you”)

But it is totally fine to drop “Я желаю тебе/Вам/вам” part. It is easier to pronounce cuz it's shorter. Plus, if you aren't sure which form to use, just drop first part and you won't make any mistake! (life-hack by native russian :D). So,

Успехов в изучении русского языка!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/compicej

Hahaha. Great job Tatiana. Way to go! :D


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TatianaBeastmode

Thanks! One fun part of new languages is how easy it is to level up, isn't it?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/compicej

Sin duda. Si solo fuera así de fácil en los niveles más avanzados... :(


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/buenotc

You too!! You guys are fast!! Congrats dude.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Strekoza88

0_0' What???? Wow! Awesome work!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Strekoza88

Не за что ^^


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pansit0

My mother tongue is Russian :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/S0R0USH

Good job!

I hope you reported a lot of the errors. It's good to have native speakers go through the tree first to find and correct stuff along the way for non-native speakers like me.


[deactivated user]

    I am also a native speaker, and yes, I have found many errors while passing through the course, which is absolutely normal, given the newly acquired beta status :)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/diezletras

    Congrats. That was fast! How many skills did you test out of?

    *edit: looked at your wall to save you the work of answering back; you tested out of 73 skills ;-)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/leonig01

    Поздравляю. Сам сейчас закончил. Мог бы и вчера, один урок оставался, но решил не испытывать себя на прочность :)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pansit0

    Спасибо. А насчёт вчера/сегодня - тут, думаю, один день роли не играет :)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/leonig01

    Абсолютно. Думаю еще разок другой пройти дерево, пробуя разные варианты переводов.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pansit0

    Рашн тим - молодцы. Огромную работу проделали. Дерево шикарное!


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/leonig01

    Да, мне тоже понравилось. Особенно тем, что большинство предложений осмысленные, а не лишенные всякого практического смысла, подобно другим деревьям :)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pansit0

    Мне сложно говорить об осмысленности других деревьев. Изучаю испанский с нуля, пользуясь этим сайтом + memrise. Пока всё нравится :)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Captain000

    How did you manage to do it so quickly? Do you have previous experience with the Russian language?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pansit0

    I do have the previous experience. Russian is my native language :) I've done this course to improve my English skills :)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Captain000

    That would explain it then :D


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/toomath

    I was hoping the owl at the end would have a hat shaped like St. Basil's.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/flootzavut

    Поздравляю!


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tamuna10

    Wow, that was really fast! :D Поздравляю! :) Good job!


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pansit0

    Спасибо (:


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stathis94

    Congratulations! You could also try ukrainian, which is similar to your mother tongue! :) :)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pansit0

    Thank you! And yes, it would be great to speak Ukrainian. :)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/berea.r

    I've been on duolingo over a year and I haven't finished any tree yet... How are you guys doing it in a few days??


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AsphodelZarafa

    Don't feel too bad. I've been here since 2012 and started with French. I was going slow and never conquered the tree, then shifted to German over a year ago. I've been going steady with German ever since and still haven't conquered it yet. The reason for this slowness is that I was a university student juggling several things at once. This English proficiency you are witnessing is an accumulation of twenty years of English exposure everywhere (school and university subjects were all in English too), taking into account that my native language is Arabic. Keep up the great effort, I know you can do it :)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anno-Domini

    Мои поздравления!!! И вопрос: Быстро пройденный материал дает какие-нибудь результаты или нет?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pansit0

    Спасибо! Не столько "проходил", сколько повторял.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anno-Domini

    Повторял свой родной язык? Тоже вариант :-D


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pansit0

    Как с английского/на английский переводить. Инглиш мне ещё учить и учить :)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anno-Domini

    Ах да, практика перевода никогда не помешает. Желаю удачи в изучении Инглиша :-)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dinnernugget

    Congrats!! Хотя вы уже знали русский язык, это ещё отлично!

    That golden owl is much nicer than the one I expected with the usual three vertical stripes. Just more motivation to get the thing.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/leonig01

    Assuming you wanted to say "Even though you already knew Russian, it is still excellent", using "еще" is wrong here. I would say "Хотя вы уже знали русский язык, это, тем не менее, отлично", where "тем не менее" = nevertheless.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mhouldey

    Is ещё objectively wrong in this context, or is it a matter of preference?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Theron126

    It's objectively wrong. Ещё means "yet" or "still" as a continuation of a previous condition, e.g. "I'm still learning Russian" or "I don't speak Russian well yet". It also has other meanings, for example ещё раз, "once more".


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dinnernugget

    Большое спасибо, товарищ! Может быть что у дерева есть эта фраза уже.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/leonig01

    My version: Большое спасибо, товарищ! Может быть, эта форма уже имеется в дереве. Your second sentence, while being perfectly understandable for a Russian ear, sounds not natural. You could say Может быть, что у дерева уже есть эта форма, but better would be Может быть, в дереве уже есть эта форма.

    Note there is always a comma coming before "что", used in a meaning of "I think THAT something is ..."


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pansit0

    Thx! Удачи в получении совёнка!


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/compicej

    Congratulations, dude. You must be the first one, I guess.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pansit0

    Спасибо, чувак :)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/laale.bust

    Congratulations!! I have lot of troubles with the alphabet yet. XP


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Xania77

    Congratulations :)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pansit0

    Спасибо :)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AngieMc47

    I think it's great some Russians going through the course too. If the point of the beta release is to iron out some wrinkles before final version available ... can't hurt to have some native speakers looking things over too.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/__henry__

    Good job! Do you know how many lessons are there in total? I'm keeping a count down to 0.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sdr51

    Ok, time to geek up. That's 350 lessons in 79 skills. (I keep a list in a spreadsheet so I can track which ones give me more trouble.)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/__henry__

    Thank you so much, sdr51! :)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sdr51

    Most welcome, I'm sure. Just finished building my list a couple of days ago, so I'm glad the count's of some further use also.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pansit0

    Thx!

    And nope, I don't know. But you can count lessons by yourself.

    The number of lessons is shown next to the Skill's name (ex: "Plurals 0/4") or inside the skill.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HakeemEvrenoglu

    woooow, pozdravleniya! :D


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pansit0

    bol'shoe spasibo :D


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EricaHarley

    Wow, are you the first one?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pansit0

    I have no idea :)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EricaHarley

    Well, good job anyway. :)

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