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

I'M A BIT DISAPPOINTED...

I wanna be clear abou this, my point of view is merely my personal opinion and do not intend to offend anyone with my comments. I think duolingo is AN EXCELLENT method to learn a wide range of words it's really helpful when learning a new language. I highly recomend this course to anyone who is thinking seriously in learning how to speak the language of your dreams and combine it maybe with some other methods,by the way, if you know about a tool to improve a language and that works as good as Duolingo or maybe better, please let me know.Going back to what I said previously about this Duolingo thing, I can't thank Duolingo enough!I am 100% satisfied with this amazing course that i came across. It's free, You really learn and makes you think. , it also contains a vast number of images so you can remember and associate words with images and after a couple of days when your memory starts fading away and you want to pull back the words you had learnt this extraordinary tool called STRENGHTEN calls you out and invites you to go through the words you studied before. There is just a problem with the tool called the timer , i believe it cost me like 20 lingots or 10, i don't remember right now and when i was on the strenghten area i decided to give it a try and do the exercise , there you go, excited about this new thing soon you realize that the timer goes countdown and as you go into the exercises the countdown doesn't stop and it's like if your outstanding work :P doesnt worth , you know what i mean? i'm not a smugger or something like that ,please don't get me wrong lol.In my humble opinion I' think it'll be better to have like more excitment and a feeling of fun when playing it, like extra points and more time to play , that's basically my idea, keep on creating smart courses like this,keep it up, you are really helping people pull through. Well , before I forget, I will let you know why I'm really writing this , please keep it in mind 'cause you will rememeber it for the rest of your life, trust me, it's good. Here is another reason to write what I'm writing. iI'm currently studing English and French , my mother tongue is Spanish and from time to time I enjoy brushing up on my skills, today my exercise is a little bit of writing. I'm looking for friends from all over the world to talk about many different topics in order to improve our studies on this. I can offer you respect and friendship and just the best of me. These days I'm kind of interested in talking about family you know, milestones or major events, I'm thinking in writing a book and i would like to talk about my role in life , my family, how things have changed , now completely different from back then. You know , what are things like today from 20 years ago, you know, you sometimes listen to old people say , "in my day''... anyway that's one of the topics I want to talk about, and also iI'd like to talk about modern media ,cooking,any topic you can think of,just great conversations. Well , I think that's all I need to write, uh just wrote again . : ) Write a comment below, I'd really like to hear about you, be your friend and have long and enjoyable conversations , No trolls allowed please. Have a wonderful day!

June 28, 2017

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

Oh also I write, too, and I'm currently writing a book.

June 28, 2017

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

great! what's your book about? :)

June 28, 2017

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

It's about these three kids who live on a planet that's completely dark all the time so everyone is really really pale, and so these three kids aren't as pale as everyone so they're severely discriminated against, but then they accidently aboard a spacecraft which takes them to Earth and I haven't figured out the rest...

June 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/QuentinL19

Ya your english rocks!!!!!

June 28, 2017

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

I think SLeason is English.

June 30, 2017

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

mine?

June 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/QuentinL19

Yeah

June 29, 2017

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

Oh... thanks?

June 30, 2017

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

Just a question, but what different countries have you guy's been to? I've been to Scotland and England (I live in the USA) and that's it. I want to go to Germany, France, Mexico, Argentina and Canada, though

June 28, 2017

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

You are welcome if you visit Mexico. Mi casa es tu casa!

June 29, 2017

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

You no you guys, there's this awesome website called Young Writers Society and its really friendly and fun! and you can post your book or chapters or poems on there and users can review them, so maybe sense you guys are writers as i am, you could create a profile on there witch is EASY and post your story's on there for everyone's enjoyment :D And also to add in, i am also homeschooled, and my first language is also English :)

June 28, 2017

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

This is a bit from the short story i'm writing (not the book):

I can't remember the last time my mother had smiled. Now, she only gazed out the window with a depressed look on her face, her hair getting longer. I missed my old mother. Before our home in Syria was blown to bits, leaving parts of my memory in pieces, my brother in a wheelchair, and my father and sister in a grave.
I am Sandra Eid, and this is my story. I wake again, smothered in blankets, but not sharing my bed like I used to. I used to complain, but now I am desperate for that part of my life once again.
I wake to the annoyingly loud sound of Philadelphia, the cars, the people, even the birds seem alien-like from what I was used to, even though I have lived here for almost two years now.

June 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarcD50

Good beginning, to me.

June 28, 2017

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

Thanks!!

June 28, 2017

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

that's not too bad!

June 28, 2017

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

Thanks! I just randomly write to keep my creative juices flowing. Also, how do u follow someone on YWS?

June 28, 2017

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

there is a follow this user thing under there user name, why? are you logged into YWS already? :o

June 28, 2017

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

Yes my username is Goldenfox101

June 28, 2017

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

Also how do you make a club? I'm going to make a German club

June 29, 2017

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

A Club, um, Well YWS is not like Duolingo so I don't no how they will feel about a language club, but hey, if I can have a food club then you can have a German club :D Go to clubs and you will find a Create a Club button on the top right :D then you just wait for people to join the club. some clubs are more popular then others so good luck! :)

June 29, 2017

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

Thanks

June 29, 2017

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

And I read some of your stories. They are AWESOME!!! My best friend has the same writing style as you.

June 28, 2017

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

sorry for the very late reply, Oh my story's were written a long time ago :) I am better at writing now thank goodness :D

June 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Taco_Man21

DUDE! THIS IS AWESOME! YOU ARE AMAZING!

March 15, 2018

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

Thanks! I have a feeling it will come in useful!!!

June 28, 2017

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

your welcome! And if you wanna find me on there to ask for help on how to publish stuff and all that, my user name on there is "PizzParty" :D

June 28, 2017

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

OK... I stopped reading about halfway... but I hope u have a wonderful day too! =)

June 28, 2017

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

Nice to meet you everybody!

June 28, 2017

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

Hello! The pleasure's all mine

June 28, 2017

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

I'm about to go to work but I'll be back soon to hear from you ;)adn share thoughts, you all are nice people, thanks

June 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/QuentinL19

Can I join this?

June 28, 2017

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

for sure!

June 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/QuentinL19

Ok thanks, I've been reading your comments and to what I see you guys are writing a book?

June 29, 2017

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

C'est un plaisir d'être votre ami

June 28, 2017

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

C'est un plaiser, aussi! comment ca va?

June 29, 2017

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

Fine. Et je fais de mon mieux pour accepter une vraie fluidité en français

June 29, 2017

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

I'm not that good with French yet :) can you translate , pliz :)

June 29, 2017

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

I am doing my best to reach a good fluency in french.Since level 25 is not sufficient to live between french speakers.We have to try other methods like skype,french chat in facebook,video conference,films ........

June 29, 2017

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

I am egyptian physician working in the scope of clinical audit.The majority of my professional life is outside my country.I visited Greece,Saudi Arabia & Libya.I arrange my self for French since some south african countries give contracts on condition of French fluency.Now,what about you?

June 29, 2017

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

I'm from Mexico, b¿never been abroad, the official language is spanish. I work at a callcenter taking inbound calls and i'd like to learn french to go someday to France the country of love.

June 29, 2017

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

yes I agree, whats your mother tongue, pollypekrki?, where are you from?

June 29, 2017

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

Also (no offense meant) but what does "topics of kitchen" mean? Was it a typo in your english? If it is that's ok, I'm just wondering

June 28, 2017

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

well , you know the kind of kitchen related topics, such as how to prepare a meal or a special dish from , let's say , the national cuisine in your country.

June 28, 2017

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

The national cuisine of America is hotdog, hamburgers, pizza, and fast food. Which probably explains why most of the country is obese and overweight.

June 29, 2017

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

i got ya, are you american? well , then i consider myself an american, or my stomach is american, , maybe, I love fast food but dont get fat that easy. Here in Mex we can eat tacos ,you know whats that? all the type of tacos you can imagine, I guess there's a big fast food chain called taco bell, isn't it? I've never tried that tacobell food , but hopefully pretty soon

June 29, 2017

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

You have to try Tacobell!! I don't know how athentic the food is but it's delicous! Though if you do go don't get meat- it's really not good meat. Poorest qualitly. But the buritos are good.

June 30, 2017

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

I've never heard of that

July 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/12345678910BLAZE

I wrote a couple books

June 28, 2017

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

Cualquier persona interesada en aprender español puede contactarme tambien para platicar de lo que sea, seria super emocionante poder conocer gente de otros paises, conocer su cultura y cosas que quieran compartir. Soy de Mexico y estare subiendo algunas otras opiniones muy pronto en cuanto tenga la oportunidad de escribir. Saludos!

June 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mariana881535

SLeason... so you are famous???

June 29, 2017

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

Haha I wish... no...

June 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/QuentinL19

why not?

June 29, 2017

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

Because... I haven't published any books yet I'm still writing it.

June 30, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/xO.Lx

SLeason, I'm an amateur writer.

Is that your first book? If it is, then: don't give up. Writing can drown you in despair sometimes, writing could be hell too, but you just... don't give up. I recommend you to find an alphareader. I also suggest to make a timeline, because there are times you don't have any idea to write, so... create a timeline and stick to it as much as you can.

I hope you have read these tips. Have a nice vacation time!

June 30, 2017

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

Thanks to those who recommended a website to keep improving our skills. I tried wthi this site lyricstraining and its really helpfull specially if you feel like having a good time singing and tryinng to fill spaces in with the missinng letters of the lyrics. Mercie beacoup!

June 30, 2017
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