https://www.duolingo.com/V_Gabor

Please show all learned languages next to one's name

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As a Hungarian I finished the English course. Now I'm learning German from English.

My English (from Hungarian) skill is not shown both next to my name here and on my profile. Duolingo keep them apart. It's like two different worlds. Only my points are summarized. Funny to have 4000+ points. One can wonder how it is possible when I'm "only" 7 on German and 5 on Spanish.

Switching between base languages is also complicated, but there's already a thread for that: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/1475856

For the record: Duolingo is awesome, thanks!

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/BenTheGeek

Yes! That is a good idea! It could look like this: Imgur

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/marzman
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That would be great indeed than you can also see the source language in the flag. A Lingot for your paint skills :)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sundaes
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Why does the source language matter? English is English.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/marzman
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Because I am level 10 in English from French and Level 12 in English from Dutch.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/johaquila
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Are you sure? I am pretty sure for me the experience points all get combined into a single level for each target language. Which is weird because I am only doing some of them to strengthen the source language.

PS: Maybe it has to do with the fact that English from Dutch is still in the incubator.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/marzman
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That seems right about the incubator. If I try English from Spanish the tree is empty but i start at level 12, with dutch as the source language I started from scratch.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/johaquila
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Actually, I checked it and the incubator doesn't seem to make a difference for me. The trees always start from scratch if you learn the same language with a new source language. This makes sense because they are not compatible. But for me the overall level for a language is always a combined one (just adding all XP) for all source languages.

In English from Dutch I am Level 13 (as in English from German), even though I am only using this course to casually learn some Dutch and have completed only a handful of lectures.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/marzman
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I wanted to show you the difference, but when I tried both were equal. Maybe you are right and did I just move up two levels.strange

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BenTheGeek

Because there are mulitple English courses. It would be good to show which ones you have at least level 2 in.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nitram.
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Great idea! :D Also, thanks for subliminally letting us know how to put pictures into a post! :)))

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BenTheGeek

Ha ha! No problem! ;)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ALoUSyUseRnaME
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That's awesome! :D

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BenTheGeek

Thanks!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FriesWeekLouisS
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Excuse me, what is the icon between spanish and english in the image than you have posted ? (I'm not English)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bidyo
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a

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/chilvence
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This is nothing to do with the subject, but I am just curious, did you learn English only using Duolingo or did you use other sources as well? Either way, congratulations, you are doing well.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hotarukomorebi

Please, get to level 11 in french so my OCD senses stop tingling xD

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/chilvence
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I'm waiting until the 11th of November to do that, by which time there will hopefully be 11 languages to reach level 11 in. It's all part of my plan to turn everything up to 11.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SuperSwipe
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How are you not getting confused by doing so many languages at the same time :P

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/agent001

@SwipeShot: that's his secret, he's always confused.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/chilvence
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Not confused really, I can always tell the difference, I'm just a bit mute. I can read all these languages, and hear them to varying degrees, but the reason I dont pick one is that I don't need to. The minute I do, brings the focus I need. Eggs, basket, etc.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hotarukomorebi

That day I will be so happy xDDD

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jackknife89

too bad 2011 has come and gone. you could make hotarukomorebi blow a gasket by hitting level 11 on 11 languages on 11-11-11.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/V_Gabor
V_Gabor
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No, I just did a shortcut and finished off the rest of the lessons. See: http://goo.gl/3LHFbQ

I learned nothing, it was a simple English grammar exercise. Learning German from English is the real reason why I'm here.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/chilvence
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I see, so you already spoke English well I guess ; I was would have been surprised if you learned it that well from Duolingo alone, but I am still curious what skill level duo can take a complete beginner to.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/V_Gabor
V_Gabor
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I think there are other threads for that

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/0liwia
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I have seen only one post from someone who had finished a tree using Duo alone. It was a post by olimo, about German or French (can't remember). She said she had a good grasp of the basics and could read simple novels or even the newspapers, but couldn't understand movies nor speak. Considering most of the exercises are translations from your target language, that makes sense.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SuperSwipe
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It seems to completely switch all the languages currently learning/learned once you choose another origin language :(

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/qimerra
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I agree, I want this functionality too. I do courses from both English and Japanese.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lemiin
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So annoying to have to change the source language every time I want to go back and forth between my languages.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Snow99
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Hi. I learn Spanish from English and startet to improve my English from German. The uses the "from" language as mother tongue.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/moodswinger
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Huh, so it is. Missing, that is. I can't believe I didn't notice the lack of English flags next to one's name before. I agree they should all be added, regardless of the part of the website one is using. Good idea. Hope Duolingo implements it. :)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MyUtopia

I just noticed this the other day, I was disappointed, because I really wanted to complete the english course for Spanish speakers, but when switching back to Dutch (for english speakers) I couldn't even see my level in english. Disappointing :(

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ericoschmitt

Everyone has agreed that it would be a good idea to merge all languages in one profile... But who will actually do something to change this?

Also those placement tests are somewhat random. I'm a native portuguese speaker, learning german from english, and duolingo has just told me I'm a level 9 in english. The only problem is that most lessons from that point on don't add much to my knowledge....

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/johaquila
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Re merging of languages:

There was an informal announcement that this would be fixed. But it was more than a year ago, and the possible time frame mentioned (which I believe was only a lower bound anyway) has long passed.

Obviously it's the site's developers who will have to do it. I believe there are two problems: (1) They are busy with other, more urgent issues. (2) Fixing this problem would probably require a complete rethink of the foundational framework on which Duolingo has been built. It's even possible that Duolingo is using some third-party framework that can't be easily adapted.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/johaquila
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Re placement tests:

In that situation it's probably best to just test out of an entire block of lessons. I believe you have three attempts for that.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RandomCesar
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Can anyone help me here? I'm currently level 16 on Italian, but I see level 11 here, and I'm, level 14 in Portuguese and it does not even appear. What can I do?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RandomCesar
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Just wow, here they look like they should, but when I comment when practicing the story is like I just told. o.o

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/marzman
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Maybe you do different sourcelanguages? I have done English from Vietnamese (lvl 8), Dutch (lvl 8) and French (lvl 12). Actually I think they should share the level like they did in the old Duolingo but they separated that.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RandomCesar
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Yes, I'm doing just Dutch and Russian from English; And Italian, Portuguese and English from Spanish (I'm a Spanish speaker). At the exact moment I wrote this comments, they looked like they should, now that I'm back it says I'm level 3 in Portuguese and again level 11 in Italian. It's kinda stessing, isn't it?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/canerik

It's been two years but problem still persists. I learn Swedish and German from English and learn English from Turkish. But Swedish flag doesn't shown next to my profile photo. Kinda weird.

1 year ago
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