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Færdig med færdigedstræet!

Finally - it took me almost two years to conquere the Danish skill tree. In German we say "Was lange währt, wird endlich gut." which is comparable to the English proverb "Good things come to those who wait." and, mother of God, I've waited a long time for that moment. But why did it take me so long?

First of all I have to say, that I'm not one of those Duolingo members who just want to finish as many skill trees as possible as fast as possible. I learned Danish because I fell in love with the language, the country itself, the culture and just everything about Denmark. When I started to learn Danish with Duolingo I wanted to be able to speak good Danish in the End, so that I can easily understand news, music and people on the street. And I think I do. Sure, you're never "finished" with learning a language and especially not when you finished the Duolingo skill tree but in these two years I improved my Danish time to time. Not only with Duolingo but also with many books, videos and mostly practising, reading and listening to the language.

And that's what I'd highly recommend: do NOT only use Duolingo for learning. Try books, news, videos, songs so you get better and better.

What's next? Certainly, I will continue practising Danish with Duolingo but I think it's now time to increase my vocabulary. With the help of, again, reading newspapers, listening to songs and watching Danish videos and TV shows.

I definetely enjoyed learning Danish with Duolingo and without it, I've never been able to speek this language in the first place. So thank you to Duolingo, the contributors of this course and thank you to the wonderful community here.

Tusind, tusind tak! ♥

1 year ago

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Congratulations!!! That is an awesome accomplishment! Besides Duolingo, what other resources did you use to learn the language?

1 year ago

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Thank you very much! I used a lot resources but here are one of my favourites:

TV2 Nyheder (News - to practise reading and understanding): http://nyheder.tv2.dk

Danmarks Hitstation (Radio channel): https://radioplay.dk/the-voice/

Babbel (you can study Danish there, too): https://www.babbel.com/

Then, I recommend "Politijagt". It's a danish TV show where the daily life of Danish police officer is shown. Just look it up on YouTube, that's where I watched it.

Last but not least, I watch some Danish Youtubers like Rasmus Brohave and Kristine Sloth.

Hope it'll help you a bit. :)

1 year ago
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