https://www.duolingo.com/Gay4Lingots

Why doesn't the placement test work?

I have previous knowledge of the language I'm studying yet no matter how well I do on the test it sends me to the very beginning.

November 5, 2016

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/RumiByNight

I don't think you get lingots when you use the Placement Test, so judging by your username, you might want to skip it.

November 6, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Gay4Lingots

I never thought of that.

November 11, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/hughcparker

How many of the questions did you get right before the first one you got wrong?

November 5, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/HackedAcct

If you make it to level 2 you can ask HelpfulDuo.

Your questions hasn't been asked yet in its thread.

November 5, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Gay4Lingots

I didn't keep track of each answer but I was more than halfway though when I got one wrong.

November 5, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/hughcparker

Did you finish the placement test?

November 5, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Gay4Lingots

Yes, I finished.

On on unrelated note I don't have a reply button for comments.

November 5, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/hughcparker

I'd put that down to a one-off glitch, then. If you do the placement test and get some things right, it'll put you at least a few lessons through the course. Clear your progress (settings, learning language, reset or remove languages), and add the course again. Hopefully this time through you'll have better luck.

You won't be able to reply to comments yet, or post in any forum other than the troubleshooting one, until you get to level 2. You only have to do 6 lessons to get there, though.

November 5, 2016
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