https://www.duolingo.com/Nukeman18

Idea for Duolingo

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I was thinking it would be a good idea to have a lesson type called "Find the mistake", where it would list the most common mistake(s) taken from the user base, for questions from lessons.

The general idea is that the learner has to correct the mistake, e.g give them a question such as "Ich heißen Tom", and they have to put in the correct version.

I reckon this could be pretty useful, especially since I make mistakes quite a lot ;)

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/PJMCD
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That's a brilliant idea. I would implement it as either late in the tree, or its own feature. It might be a bit advanced for those just starting out.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nukeman18
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Perhaps, but I reckon it should be built around common mistakes made in the Duolingo community - so early on it would ask for things based on their skill level. Although like you said it might be a bit complicated for new learners, so it could be made into a separate function, or even optional.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PJMCD
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Perhaps. Excellent idea. I applaud you

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nukeman18
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Thanks for the support :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/psionpete
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But it could also re-enforce those errors in your mind.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jimnicholson
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Yeah, I think they can be used in evaluation exercises, but not learning exercises.

Multiple exposures could lead to the brain mistaking them for knowledge.

Not exactly the same, but similar...

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Implicit_memory#Illusion-of-truth_effect

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/gabii.kw

That's a really good idea :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nukeman18
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Thanks :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Bobboski
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The idea is beautiful and I recommend you change the post's topic to Duolingo in English so that more people will see this!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nukeman18
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Thanks :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/maddesjr

I really like your idea! Peer reviews are great!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/McNa1997

yes, I think that it's a good idea!!!

2 years ago
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