I am becoming quite fluent in German. I enjoy putting my ear buds in and attempting to type in English, what I hear in German. May I suggest more audio practice outside the current activities. It is very helpful to be able to actually translate what you hear back and forth between the different languages. Translating short stories or simple statements may help a learner to solidify their functional knowledge of the different languages they are working on learning.
Could you relocate this discussion in the “Duolingo (in English)” forum? Which is the place meant for such discussion. Thx!
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