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Skill Strengthening (alternate methods)

I would love it if there were another method of review and skill strengthening that wasn't timed. I find it hard to think when there's a (very short) timer ticking away and I usually only get two or three in before it's over. And although I do sometimes like to use that function, it's not always optimal and if there were other ways, I would take advantage of them as well.

Maybe have an "overall" review for each Skill set that covers everything learned from al the lessons within that Skill? Or even one for each checkpoint.

I guess I'm just looking for another way or two to brush up before I move on to new Skills.

Thanks! Jaroberts24

4 years ago

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If you enter the lesson, after completing it, you can strengthen/review just that skill.

You can also click "Practice without a timer" and review at your own pace.

4 years ago

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I just noticed that. It is pretty much exactly what I was talking about. Since it said practice, I assumed it didn't count towards your points or wasn't as comprehensive. But it's great! I would just add that same function to each Checkpoint, so you can have an even broader practice method.

Thanks!

4 years ago

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Hi Jaroberts24, I believe there is a practice without timer option in each skill hub.

Edit: I just realized you were asking about something broader than those.

There is the option to practice everything you've gone over in the tree so far. Go to your home tab. Just under the bar that shows your progress between level 13 and 14 you should see the option to "Strengthen Skills". Click on that and it will let you review questions from everything you've covered so far. :)

4 years ago

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It's good to do some timed practice as it helps you with fluency - the ability to put a sentence together quickly, as you would in a real conversation. It is frustrating though when you run out of time after only two or three questions. It would be nice if there was another practice option that was still timed but gave you more time. I find doing a mixture of timed and untimed practice helps me make good progress.

4 years ago