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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rafaelneumann

Time of 2 minutes

Can anybody answer the questions with the 2 minutes duolingo give? I think I never did this!

March 5, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NobleJohn

I'm puzzled by the '2 minute' question? Timed practices give you 30 seconds and 20 questions, you 'score' an additional 7 seconds for each correct answer. Where does the 2 minutes come from? Maybe you could take a screenshot and post it somewhere so we can see what you are talking about?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/olimo

There are at least two versions of Duolingo running at the same time. Some users get the new version with "bonus rounds" and 2 minutes apparently.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lynetteduo

Basics 1

Lesson1 Lesson2 Lesson3 Lesson4 Learned 5Real world translation 6Real world translation Bonus round+10

The 'Bonus' round is timed. I can't complete it in time so cannot 'unlock' the next sections.- so stuck!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NobleJohn

Well not stuck since it's only necessary to complete the 'Lessons' in each skill to unlock the next skill/course. Everything after the Lessons is just practice. You can Master a skill without doing all of the practice rounds by taking a test, click 'Test out of this Skill' at the top right.

I don't see a 'Bonus Round' for Basics1. 5,6 & 7 are all Translations for me. There are Bonus Rounds on other skills/courses but none of them are timed for me!?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lynetteduo

Sorry that is not the case in my version. I have completed all the lessons and have to do the Bonus round before moving on in that section. The following lessons may only be practice but that is what learning a language is!!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lynetteduo

I can't. I am stuck as my typing is so slow!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/olimo

In the beginning of the German course, I often finished timed practice with 20 skill points and more than a minute of time left. The further I am down the tree, the more difficult it becomes. Now I usually use non-timed practice, but I am going to practise some of the recent units really hard so that I would be fast enough to manage timed practice, too.

Touch-typing, however, is a must. Shortcuts really help, too. For instance, you can just hit 1, 2 or 3 to choose one of the answers instead of clicking them with your mouse.

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