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How long did it take you to complete one Duolingo language course?

I've been doing it for 4 days so I was just wondering how long it took you to complete a full course.

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/KrazyKaderKat

I have about 2 weeks left on my tree, so when I'm done, it will have taken me about 2 months to complete my tree.

EDIT: that's like for me learning 1-2 skills a day though, It all depends on what your pace is. Do you prefer to go slow through it, or go really fast through it..., etc. reason why I'm speeding through it is because I'm also doing Rosetta Stone along with Duolingo.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mizinamo
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It depends on how many repetitions you need before the vocabulary and grammar "sticks", and how much previous exercise you have with the language.

And, of course, to how much work you do every day - 1 lesson a day or 10.

You can probably count on six months to a year.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lisa1240

I'm about 75% after nine months, but I didn't progress for several months due to real life stuff getting in the way.

I think it's different for everybody. If you pick the language up easily and have the free time to concentrate on it then you can probably finish the tree quite quickly. But if you have lots of things happening in your life then it will take you longer.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/slatour
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It took me a year and a half to complete my French tree. I kept it golden the entire time. Some days I only did ten points, and often I would "strengthen skills " if I didn't feel up to a new lesson. I was level 20 when I finished, and I am glad I did it slowly and really learned it before moving on.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CharmingTiger
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My Spanish from English tree took me 60 days to complete; I started working on the reverse tree, English from Spanish, right after, and that one took me twice as long!

Finishing a course is nothing special; I think it's actually better to hold off on completing your trees, because once I finish mine I tend to stop practicing the skills.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/remoonline
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Just did a quick calculation. The Spanish for English speakers course took me exactly 306 days (10 months 2 days).

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PJMCD
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I think it took me longer than most people. I completed the French tree in 9 months. But, I don't really think you've completed it until it is golden, and mine nearly is, so about 14 months.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KristenDQ
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My first tree took 3 months to complete (Spanish from English) and my second tree (French from English) took 6 months to complete. My third tree (Italian from English) took 2 months to complete, and my fourth tree (Esperanto from English) took 2 months. I have been working on my Portuguese from English tree for 2 months, and my reverse Spanish tree (English from Spanish) for a month. I don't go back and strengthen skills all the time, I do that as review later. It all depends on how long your tree is and if you go back and strengthen skills as you complete the tree.

2 years ago