https://www.duolingo.com/Frl.Katinka

I don't have the 'vocabulary" option in my toolbar (it's blue) - how do I get there?

I heard there was a vocab-trainer feature but only available in the layout with the black bar on top of the page. I have a blue one, which lacks this funkction. Is there a possibility to get there anyway? That would be great! :)

Thanks!

January 7, 2014

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/kristinemc

Hi! You're in the new design that we're currently testing. This means you're experiencing a new layout that doesn't include the same features.

January 7, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Frl.Katinka

What a pity! Is there a plan to change that? I really want that vocab-trainer... and I really need it as well. Some lessons are quite hard without vocab-training in between. And at most times I don't need to train the whole skill, I just lack vocab knowledge.

January 7, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/jbailey88

The vocab trainer probably isn't as useful as you think. It doesn't just train the word, it trains the word in the sentence. Thus, if you know where the word appears you could practice it in its lesson, or just use the normal practice button on the right hand side of your home page to practice your weakest words.

January 7, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Frl.Katinka

Thank you for your answers. Hm... I don't really like to use the practice/strengthen skill button. For me it's not that effective, because I can't just focus on words because I have to rehearse the whole lesson or have the sentences mixed up with grammar. I don't even have an overview which words I should know by now and how I am doing with them. I'd find it very useful as well if I could just declinate and conjugate words for training. I find it very hard to extract from the lessons how certain verbs are conjugated. This sounds a little... simple. But for me it was always was very useful in school when I focused on words and rehearsed them over and over. Also I am a little impaitent learner and I really like it when I can do a quick round of vocab. :)

January 8, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/jbailey88

Well you can't do this in the other version either I'm afraid,

January 8, 2014
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