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Keep the clock stopped while reviewing a correct or incorrect answer in timed mode

Hi,

There was a successful push to have the clock stopped in timed mode while duolingo was checking an answer, but I think it needs to be expanded just a bit to include the time when you are reviewing duo's response to your answer. Timed mode is awesome but it makes it so much less useful when you can't stop to read discussion or see exactly why your answer was right/wrong and let it cement in your brain. Let's get this fixed!

Thanks.

4 years ago

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/SongbirdSandra

Yes, we need the ability to stop the clock.
Not only can we not review a sentence discussion, but we also (sometimes) run out of time when trying to report an error.

If I need to work on a particular sentence, I will write down Duo's correct sentence as fast as I can (and just let the clock run out while I'm doing it). Then, I just try to search for the sentence on Duo or a search engine (or just write it down to ingrain it into memory, or like you said, "let it cement").

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SRC1993

A good idea might be to review mistakes after the session, that way it wouldn't disrupt the flow of things.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/patbo
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Agreed, it's a pity that I don't have the time to review my mistakes but just have to skip that screen.

And while I'm at, the same is true for the last question before the time runs out. I'd like to see the answer for it, but there doesn't seem to be a way to get it.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SongbirdSandra

Did something just change or was it always like this?
I just viewed a sentence discussion during Timed Practice and I was able to look at the discussion for as long as I pleased without being kicked out when time ran out.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dwendl
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I agree. Also, when reporting an error. For example, I was marked incorrect when translating

Il montre les recettes

as

He shows the receipts.

DL forgets that recette translates to both recipe and receipt. But the timer continued its countdown and at its expiration it knocked me out of the report before I could submit it. Not very user-friendly there.

4 years ago