https://www.duolingo.com/boflyng

How long does it take to complete a language course on Duo lingo?

At the rate of 1 hour a day, how long do you think it would take to complete the course?

February 23, 2013

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Luis

We've seen between 4-6 months for most people.

February 23, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/shirdo2

i agree

February 24, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/rocko2012

I've spent 8 months so for and it will take me at least 2 more months to finish.

February 24, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/trent241

do you feel like you are getting good results from the time you have committed?

March 8, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/rocko2012

Yeah I do. I have intermittent memory problems but when I am feeling fine and running on all cylinders I am amazed sometimes how much I have learned.

March 8, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/trent241

Thanks for your feedback. I find it is always a struggle between which language programs will waste the least amount of time. I am really liking how duolingo operates. (and how it encourages your interest to come back) - All of the other introductory langauge options from my experience are extremely easy to set down and lapse without immense self control

March 8, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/marclife

If you set out to complete one lesson per day, how long will it take to complete a lesson? I would like to set some sort of time goal for myself

June 7, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/rocko2012

Assuming a lesson is 6 to 7 words and there are 1735 words in the skill tree that would be around 8-10 months. I'm averaging less than a new lesson a day and I'm on my 12'th month. Move at what ever pace you feel comfortable with.

June 7, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/wyeager84

I'm glad to hear that. It seems like it is taking a long time for me, however I'm not so concerned with completing the tree, but to really comprehend the language. I placed at French 6 and now i'm at 8 maybe two months later, but the tree work is slow.

January 27, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/SanJuanAloe

How long does it take a student learning English, on average, to complete a lesson? A difficult question because we learn at different paces but is it possible to estimate an average amount of time on a lesson? Say for example 1 hour per lesson. Is that too little or too much time?

September 8, 2016
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