https://www.duolingo.com/MsGris

Where are the vocabulary lists?

I've failed several tests because of surprise words, many with two correct answers. I'd appreciate a list of words to study before the test so we could know which of two equal choices to make when presented with a translation problem in the lessons.

March 11, 2012

2 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/lingua

Yes, I have had that same problem through out. I figure if I have to do the lesson over because of a few missing vocab words, its just more practice for me. No biggy.

March 13, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/johaquila

You are just dealing with a computer rather than a human, and you don't get negative scores. Basically you have three options when you are asked for something you can't know: (1) Guess, and just don't worry if it's wrong. (2) Skip, and again don't worry as it's not your fault. (3) Try to find the information elsewhere. Look it up in a dictionary, or google it. That's not cheating. To the contrary, it will give you a much more complete learning experience.

I don't know if this behaviour of the system is intended, but for me it's a feature, not a bug.

March 13, 2012
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