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At what level do you gain access to immersion?

I know there's an immersion section for the Portuguese course (for English speakers), and I'm sure I've seen people with a translation badge from the English for Polish speakers course, but I'm taking both the EN>PT and PL>EN courses and I don't have an immersion button for either! So I'm guessing it's unlocked at a certain level, like the discussions were. Obviously it'll be a while until I'm good enough to try translating anything, but I'm just wondering: when is immersion unlocked? Thanks if you can help!

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/writchie4
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I just signed up for the Portuguese for English speakers course a few days ago, haven't done any activities yet, but I see the Immersion section just fine. It's not a level-based unlocking mechanism.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/erufenrito

Really? That's weird... Maybe you need to have an account for a certain amount of time, or something.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/b05aplmun.ca
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I believe immersion appears immediately. Some people recently have reported not having access and there has been some speculation about an A/B test.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Krinadoodle
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Hmm. I thought Polish wouldn't have an Immersion because it is a newer language.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/erufenrito

Oh, never mind then! It was probably for a different course, but I swear I saw one with Polish!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Middangeard
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Yeah, none of the newer courses will have immersion. It's a feature that's slowly being abandoned.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lexi_Paloma
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If you want to translate from English to Portuguese, you will have to start learning English for Portuguese speakers, and then you will have the access to the EN-PT Immersion. The same thing with Polish. Good luck with your studies.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/erufenrito

Oh, isn't there also an immersion feature for the English>Portuguese course? I thought there was, whoops. I'll have a look at the English for Portuguese speakers course, but I haven't got access to the Polish>English immersion so I'd imagine I also won't for the Portuguese>English!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lexi_Paloma
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Well, I've seen people who translate from Polish to English, I'm not sure how things work with Polish Immersion, but I know it exists. And I am 100% sure that if you start the reverse tree (English language for Portuguese/French/Italian/German..... speakers, you can translate from English to Portuguese, Italian, German, Spanish. Good luck! :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/zaqsert
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If you switch to EN>PT from another course, you may have to refresh the page to see the Immersion tab. You can start using it at any time. There is no Polish immersion.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/erufenrito

I've tried refreshing the page a few times, and I've logged out/logged in again... still nothing! Maybe it's some sort of glitch on my end, or maybe it's a limit put on new users or something. I still have the Words tabs and I've clicked on links from other posts that lead to immersion, but none of them seem to work. I guess I'll just have to wait a while!

2 years ago