I have conquered the German Tree... yuhooo :D
it feels so good .i started i guess on 24th of July so it took around 4 months for me to finish it. honestly I was not a total beginner and I knew some German before but Duo helped me a lot to remind me some words and thought me a lot. most importantly when i started with Duolingo I was not able to speak and now i feel a lo more comfortable talking with my friends in German. Thank you very much Duo.
the reason is that you go to the higher level when you get more XPs and you get more XPs when you practice more not just when you learn a subject once.. in other word if you practice just one simple subject several times you get more XPs and it is really cool because it keeps people motivated to practice what they learnt before.. you can go to immersion and translate some texts or even just some phrases to get XPs
Thanks mahdimm. I also think it is cool that students are encouraged to keep practising. It makes sense now to see how one of my 15 y.o. students was able to get to Level 15 when I could see that many of the grammar points covered for my Level 13 were really hard. Congratulations to you conquering the German tree.
İ dont get the german translations. "Ab jetzt" and "von nun an" are the same to me. But at duo its only allowed to use one. Ab jetzt. And "they aboid it" was not "sie verhindern das" it sayd i had to translate it into "they prevent it". Really?
İ ll get that tree too any day.