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Polish Golden Owl Hall of Fame

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Finishing a skill tree takes a lot of work... especially when you're learning Polish.

Few have managed to achieve the extraordinary feat of getting the Polish Golden Owl. Are you one of them? This is the place to brag about it!

Just leave a comment in this thread to let us know that we should add you.


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Polish Golden Owl holders (128):

ADJD4

adnzh

ajho24

Alejandro818116

AlexHeaton

alg1993

AllHailDog

Andrey646210

Andrius522502

apscis

Argimak

boridelf1

Boskinho

BrainTeaser15

bromden2k

BrreNilsen

CarlosSantelmo

claudia745509

ClaudioAgl1

Cryrzanos

d183

Dainius825266

Dan.FV

Davros12

Denis896709

dewhurstst

diftcsx

Djzeus01

DouglasJulien

dlhgl

Donger11

Donna648996

dont_tread_on_me

Durellion

EileenCarrotCake

elbruus

elliemaala

Erik787431

foldmani

FedericoLebron

Gentarou

GigMaster

giterror

Glabisia

gnseddon

graciiek

Ikochamelmonde

Ilona348692

InuzukaShino

Irina_2811

JanLania

Jezik101

Jeremy_r.

Jerzy-ru

joki09

jorgeclavellina

jkrauseno

jsanch12

karlsonas

Katie3236

Kayon16

Kestral1

KittyPython

kVRMx

laaveadelita

LadyKatala

liberty1832

Lilpoot

Lene711364

LICA98

lilrofl

listkiewski

Maja915195

MajikRuth

MarieKells

mandragora8888

MarinaYukish

Marischkaneni

Mark80857

Mark841597

MarthaPcholka

Mascha335

mcrimes

Michael.Lubetsky

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Mikhasj

mildBoar

Moopslol

moshing_mermaid

Munroist

MyaRexa

neiu11

N.G.Henry

niskigwun

nixelee

Nyarlath

OwenSutherland0

palitwin

Pan.Daniel

Phil4701

polish_student99

Probehas

pulawska

PVLSANS

RazTheOne

RichardAnd545337

RumKam

quistis218

sabisteb

Samantha823359

SashaVolko1

Scrubbings

Sheirena

Simon777143

SJ1404

slawophilist

sousquark

StefLikePierogi

stramner

tate_ccf

TheDomcio

themadhiker

tomhae1

underwood.jones

vogliocapire

WicekFoikablek

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Last update: 24 August 2018

1 year ago

233 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/slawophilist
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Count me in as well. I finished the Polish tree a couple of months back. For me it was not too hard, as I am already fluent in Polish due to a 5 year stay in the country. Still the grammar needed some brush up and the aspects (dokonany / niedokonany) remains a constant challenge for me (German mother tongue) in particular with their translation into English.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/InuzukaShino
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I finished my Polish tree about 3 month or some more ago (sadly there is no exact date in my post).

Here is my story about that:

https://www.duolingo.com/comment/21426853

I keep this tree gold since about one year every day and it is stable golden for several month, so that I do not have any effort with this. I´ll keep doing this till the "Polish tree 2.0" will be published :-)

Actually I am working on the last part of the reverse tree (PL-EN).

My mother tongue is German, so Polish was and still is hard to master.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/InuzukaShino
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Today I finished also the reverse tree! :-)

It is approximately two-thirds gold, so I have to spend some more time to get the tree completely gold. But I am happy, that I finally could complete the tree.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Pan.Daniel
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Fantastic work, Shino!
おめでとう!Gratulacje! Felicitaciones! Sōviō!!

Not sure if the last one's right, my High Valyrian is non-existent. I'm trying to say 'you are flying' :-/

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/InuzukaShino
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Dziękuję bardzo! :-)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KVRMx
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Great job!!!!! Xxoo

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sirwootalot
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I got my owl about a year ago (also in the reverse course!), but I have been a bit lax with duolingo this summer with my busy work schedule as well as my eager patience for the 2.0 tree to introduce new material. I've practiced so much that I begun memorizing answers, instead of truly memorizing the language.

Not long after I finished the reverse course, I went to Poland for three weeks for a mix of fun and family research - and when I got to my Grandmother's ancestral village, not one person spoke one word of English (but many knew German or Kashubian). If it wasn't for Duolingo, I couldn't have dreamed of holding my own and asking the important questions, as broken as my grammar is and as comically frustrated as myself and some of the villagers became at points. :)

I ended up not only finding the address of the family's old house; I saw that it was still standing after 350 years, and met a 96 year old woman in the next village over who was my Grandmother's cousin!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei
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That's fantastic! So happy for you :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Pan.Daniel
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Amazing! I'm so glad you had a successful and interesting journey. It's really great to read these stories and see how Duo brings people together. Good on ya mate :-)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sirwootalot
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Likewise! I also found out that my family has a small hand in making my favorite affordable vodka, Sobieski - the village (osowo leśne) is just south of Starogard Gdańsk, and they grow all of the sugar beets that go into the finished product!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jezik101
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Hey guys!

I can also proudly announce that I have finished the Polish tree and received the golden owl. Since my language is also Slavic (Slovenian) it was probably a bit easier to complete it compared to people from other language branches. Nevertheless, I am still struggling with it (I gotta keep my tree completely golden), especially with the nasal vowels and the use of sibilants such as ś, ź, ć (in Slovene we only use č, š, ž). I need to dive deeper in the grammar.

What I would like to point out is that sometimes it was easier to predict or understand the meaning/translation of words because there were more direct (wczoraj = včeraj) or less direkt (wyjaśniać = pojasnjevati/pojasniti) connections. Sometimes I was fooled by the similarities because the meaning was completely different: e.g. sklep = store in Polish but (knee) joint in Slovene. Or szybko = fast in Polish and šibko = weakly in Slovene.

Thanks for the course, will be waiting for the updates.

Cześć!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Andrey646210

Wyjaśniać and pojasniti both exist in Russian with a slightly different meaning: wyjasnit' - to find out something, pojasnit' - to explain something. Kind of close. But Sklep in Russian means a type of a tomb, a burial vault. Pretty fun to get out and buy something in a Sklep :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BrreNilsen
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These things are very exciting for those of us who don't speak a native slavic tongue. It is a bit like with the other scandinavian languages to us. Swedish and Danish are very similar to Norwegian, but you need to train the ear a bit to understand the neighbors, and quite a few words are like these "false friends". Polish is very foreign to us and hard to learn, but still there are a few similarities here and there. The polish word for honey, miòd, has come down from indoeuropean and is a parallell to our name for the Viking alcoholic drink, made from honey, called mead in English, but mjød/mjöd in the nordic countries.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Andrey646210

Mjod is also honey in Russian. Alcoholic drink made of honey is called "miedowucha" (I'll use Polish way of writing for convenience), as far as I know czechs and slovaks call it "miedowina". Also, russian word for bear - miedwiedz (medved') - can be split into two words "mjod" and "wiedz" or simply "an animal that knows there the honey is". Czechs, slovaks, serbians also call him "medved", Poles call him niedzwiedz, I'm unsure what they mean here, but should be something like that. For some reason slavs tabooed to call it directly "bear", but some words indirectly shows us that they did knew that word. For example, bear's den in Russian is called "berloga" or "logowo (lair) bera".

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mizinamo
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It is medowina (with Polish spelling) in Slovak and Czech - the m is not soft in those words.

(I think Slovak has no soft m at all, and Czech quite a bit less than e.g. Polish or Russian. Similarly with the other soft bilabials/labiodentals b p f w: none in Slovak, less in Czech than pl/ru.)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Karlsonas
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It wasn't hard to learn polish. In fact, I am in neighbour with Poland and often went to Poland on vacations. But always was a big problem with restaurants, hotels gas stations as my known languages, English and Russian didn't help there ;) And also it was for me very disgusting language until I started to learn polish ;) Duolingo app I found before my visit to Ukraine, so after successfully ending small duolingo Ukrainian course. I have started to learn polish, which was to my astonishment, very easy with knowledge of Russian and Ukrainian language.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Irina_Podsevak
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Add me too, please. Receiving polish golden owl was not difficult for me as my native languages are ukrainian and russian and I was very motivated - wanted to read novels of Joanna Chmielewska and Andrzej Sapkowski in original.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei
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Did you manage with Sapkowski? I'm a native Polish speaker and if I didn't learn Russian, sometimes Sapkowski would be really confusing to me :D So many archaic words that luckily resemble contemporary Russian...

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Irina_Podsevak
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Well, now I am in the middle of Wiedźmin series and of course I am not able to understand everything perfectly, maybe even not 90% ( especially all names of those fantastic creatures/ beasts), but i'm totally fine with it for now. I will definitely reread it later, in 5 or in 10 years, i hope my polish will be much improved by then and i'll get a chance to fully enjoy Sapkowski's wordplay.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/xaghtaersis
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Yep, I got a golden Polish owl!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Probehas

300 day streak needed, but finally there.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KVRMx
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Way to go!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Guzenko

Hey, just wondering, how fluent did the duo polish course make You? :)

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Pan.Daniel
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I got my Golden Owls today!!! I'd be so happy to be added to the hall.


I did the reverse at the same time as the Polish tree. ☆☆Thanks to all the mods and users who help make this course the best in the Duoverse.☆☆

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KVRMx
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Way to go Dan! ( "whistles !!! " ) Keep going strong !

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Pan.Daniel
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Many thanks, I'll be trying for that ☆magic level 25☆ next! See you around the forums ;)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KVRMx
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***At the rate that you are moving...you will probably get there to level 25 before I do!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Pan.Daniel
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I'll try!!! But it's going to be tricky to find the time - I've got some new private students this week. It's great news but I'll need some new lesson plans ;)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Pan.Daniel
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Oooooh, I just clicked on the Owl and Duo showed me a thing. I didn't know the Golden Owl was clickable! How nice the Duoteam is, teehee ;-D

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/InuzukaShino
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Interesting, I also didn't know that, is it new?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Pan.Daniel
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I checked on the forum and it's at least six months old. You can even copy it (PrntScr) and print it out, I think I'll have it on my wall :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/underwood.jones
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It is with a strange mix of pride and humility that I request my name be added to this esteemed list of golden owl holders!

Thank you guys so much for this incredible course! I was teary-eyed this week as I neared completion of my very first conquered skill tree! I can say definitively that this has been my favourite course all along and I am unfathomably grateful for the time and talent that your team put into creating this course.

The world needed this course--and it is truly your gift to the world. Bardzo dziękuję wam wszystkim!! (I will embarrassed if I said that wrong, but oh well, I conquered the tree but naturally I will always be learning!) ;)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Pan.Daniel
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What lovely things to say, such nice, heartfelt words. I agree completely that this course is an amazing gift. And well done on finishing the course :-)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei
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Thank you for your kind words :) And don't worry, that sentence was perfectly correct :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/niskigwun
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I'd like to be added :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/djzeus01
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Djzeus01--Mam sowę!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Maja915195
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Finally got mine after a 130 day streak. :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/palitwin
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6 months ago...

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lilpoot
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Lil Poot achieved his Golden Owl a few months back and looks forward to some day reaching level 25

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lilrofl
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Polish was my first completed tree, and the one I am most proud of. I am very much excited about a reinvented tree and appreciate all of the hard work that goes into constructing it. What an amazing language! I would very much like to be included in your list, thank you :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/neiu11
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I also have the golden owl, please add me! ! :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lene711364
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I finished it a few weeks who. Still going strong!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Suzy173803

Congrats! c:

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GigMaster
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Hey, Please add me too. Thanks.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Michael.Lubetsky
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Ja też, proszę! :-)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kryrzanos
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I finished it a while back please add me <3

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tate_ccf

Zrobiłem :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/apscis
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Udało mi się! Dodaj proszę :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Katred2
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Congratulations to all of you. I am determined to finish (not Finnish, that's a whole other tree.. yuk yuk), but I'm taking it very slowly. Some day I shall join you!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/adnzh

Hi! I am also learning Polish with Duolingo. I am Level 14 and have 7820 points. What is the golden Owl? And what is a skill tree?...

And also: I have heard that for other languages there are some more skills offered on duolingo (vocabulary lists, explanations ...) Is it possible to have them for polish too? Best Anna

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei
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A skill tree is exactly what you're taking - the course. In some way it resembles a tree... well, that's at least the name that is used for it. The Golden Owl is the prize for finishing the whole course, as you can see above in PVLSANS's comment.

Vocabulary list is something that I'm not even sure is supported by Duolingo anymore... anyway, it was only available for 5 main languages, and as for other languages, you could kind of 'cheat' Duolingo to get it. I don't have much knowledge here. Explanations: Well, there aren't many Tips and Notes, because we are preparing a completely new version of the course and those Tips and Notes would quickly become obsolete. But you are always welcome to ask a question in the comments. Also, this post is a list of many explanations: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/16296174

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/adnzh

Thanks for the informations! Is it possiblto have some more information about the new version (when, how...) Best Anna

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei
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We're working every day, but it will still take many months.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ister14
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Is there any way a native could help?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei
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Thank you very much for your interest, but we have a small team that understands well what and how we want to achieve, so we do not currently take any more members.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lilrofl
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There is a Duolingo Vocabulary Manager extension for the Google Chrome web browser. I would not say it is perfect, but I have found it useful.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LICA98
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me please - -

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WicekFoikablek

I also got a polish golden owl last Christmas while... traveling to Poland!

Prosze ja tez : )

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/adnzh

I have just got my Golden Owl too!!!!!! :-)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/adnzh

and of course I'd like to be added to the list... :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Donger11

i finished it :)! will there be more added to the skill tree?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/InuzukaShino
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Congrats and yes, the team works on an improved version, called 'Polish tree 2.0' :-)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Donger11

I'll look forward to that :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ikochamelmonde

I proudly have a Polish Golden Owl. When will the 2.0 version be released?

Please add me to the list and any exciting updates about the new version.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/alukasiak
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Added. If you'd like to know more about the 2.0 version, see this topic.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/laaveadelita
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I'd like to be added too! Thank you.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Simon777143

I'd like to be added too. How many members have actually reached level 25 in Polish, I have only seen one so far but is there more than that? It's some accomplishment, one I hope myself to reach in the next few months too.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/apscis
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Whoa, good for you. How are you reaching such a high level in Polish via Duo? Just from reviews? I was at level 11 when I got the golden owl, and just moved on to other learning methods (Clozemaster, reading books listening to media). Since Polish doesn't have translations like some other languages, I just figured time would be better spent learning elsewhere once I finished the tree.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Simon777143

Thanks.....I use Duo everyday, without fail, and find it invaluable. But I am also studying Polish in a language school, reading and listening to everything I can and speaking to Poles as often as possible (which is everyday to be honest). My goal is to be fluent in the language and, as hard as it is, I am determined.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/apscis
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Powodzenia! Sounds like you are well on your way. What is your goal, if you don't mind my asking? Do you plan to live/work in Poland? I am primarily interested in reading and translating Polish literature. I highly recommend Clozemaster for more sentence practice (if you need it, you are already quite immersed). My tag on there is 'calydzien.'

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Simon777143

I visit Poland several times a year so the goal is to be able to converse normally with the locals, perhaps in the future I will live/work there too. Also many of my friends are Poles and I would like to be able to talk with them in their native tongue. I gave Clozemaster a go, I can see how it would be another useful tool.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei
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What do you mean by "doesn't have translations"?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/apscis
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Sorry, there used to be a tab at the top for some more popular languages (French, Portuguese, German) that would take you to a set of texts posted by users for translation. I used to do it for French; Polish never had one. This feature appears to be gone now? I haven't been using Duo regularly lately for other languages so I didn't notice. I see there is 'Labs' for more practice but only Spanish and Portuguese currently.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei
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Oh, the Immersion? It's never been for Polish, and it has been discontinued at all several months ago.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mcrimes

Finally made it to the golden owl!
It's taken about 6 months, lots of lessons, every polish book, website and app I can find, but the owl is mine! :) Now I wish I could actually speak & understand heard polish as well as being able to read and write it reasonably competently, but that's coming much slower despite the lessons :( I guess the next DuoLingo challenge is to do the Polish-English tree.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dlhgl
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I got the Polish golden owl a few weeks ago:

Please add me to the list :-)

What I am wondering about: Did anyone manage to get a fully golden tree? I am still working on it ...

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/InuzukaShino
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As you can read in my post: Yes. I keep my tree gold since about one year. Since months I only need (?) one strengthen exercise (10 xp) a day. I hope , the Polish Tree 2.0 will be published soon :-)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ilona348692

To InuzukaShino: A 400-day streak! Nice number. Congratulations!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/InuzukaShino
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Thanks :-)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dlhgl
dlhglPlus
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Sounds great. I hope to achieve this before Polish Tree 2.0 will be published :-)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/InuzukaShino
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The newest info: Polish Tree 2.0 will not be published in 2017. It may be published in 2018. So I think about to quit keeping the tree gold, because I can´t learn from it anymore.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dlhgl
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Thanks for the info, and congratulations to your 400 day streak! I hope you'll stay around here a bit longer, but I'll use the opportunity now to thank you for your valuable contributions to the Polish discussion. Especially your info about learning material in German language was quite useful!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/InuzukaShino
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Thank you and you are welcome :-)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KVRMx
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InuzukaShino: Thank you for the update regarding the Polish 2.0 !*** Thanks for sharing the related link.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/InuzukaShino
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Hi kVRMx, here the original post about the update:

https://www.duolingo.com/comment/17338654

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ilona348692

I also finished it. Please add me.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KVRMx
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I got mine awhile back. Please add me as well.--Thanks.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ajho24
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Please add me, also. I finished this tree on January 9 of this year.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Andrey646210

Finished course in about 3 weeks. Not very hard for a Russian, because of many similarities. Although it doesn't allow me to fluently speak it nor write it without mistakes, understanding skills were improved for sure.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sousquark
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Got the Golden Owl today, Level 11. Dreadful fluency rating, however, and I often couldn't do any speaking exercises so I'll need to go back and do it properly when I get the time.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Michal_90
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I've got golden owl as well, but that doesn't really count, because I'm living in Poland for almost two years and I was fluent in Polish even before it appeared on Duolingo. I am Czech native speaker and therefore it wasn't such difficult to learn Polish. The languages are very close especially in terms of grammar and vocabulary (although Polish has more loan words especially from German and Romance languages and there are many false friends which can lead to quite embarassing situations). For me personally the biggest challenge with Polish was pronounciation, which is very different (actually I have still problems with some sounds that don't exist in Czech like ą, ć, ś or ź) and also ortography (I usually make mistakes in ł/l or e.g. i/y).

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/themadhiker

I achieved the golden owl quite sometime ago but I hope I can be added to the hall of fame!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/danfeve
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Got my golden owl recently, you can add me to the list as well, thanks. In my case it should be Hall of Shame considering how long it took me to complete it.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BrreNilsen
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I have the polish owl too. Far from speaking the language, though...

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SashaVolko1
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Było łatwo, dziękuję wszystkim stworzącym ten kurs

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HNTI3

"Było łatwo, dziękuję wszystkim tworzącym ten kurs"

You version says that they finished creating it, unless you wanted to say something along this :

"Było łatwo, dziękuję wszystkim którzy stworzyli ten kurs"

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/d183
d183
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I got my golden owl over the weekend. I got all skills golden today!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/elliemaala
elliemaala
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I finished it last week! woo! :) I feel like the last part of the tree was way easier than the middle!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ister14
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That's probably because the last part consisted "only" new vocabulary but not grammar. Congratulations!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ADJD4
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Hello, I've just seen this. I don't have nearly as many languages as the other commenters on here seem to, but I did finish the Polish course and get my golden owl, according to the screenshot on my phone on Saturday 1 April this year. It would be really cool to have my name on this list. Thank you very much.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Donna648996

You may also add me to your list. I finished the tree a month of so ago when I was going at top speed. But now I am slowing down and getting into the details. I have spent a lot of money and time before trying to really learn Polish and so far Duolingo has been the best result. My family and friends are already seeing the difference! Thanks for a great product.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JanLania
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My first trip to Poland was in 1977. Ever since then I’ve been carrying around a bunch of Polish words in my head (beginning with “Nie ma” of course), slowly adding to the collection, but I’ve never been able to string them together in any kind of useful way. It’s my fault of course for not working harder at it. I had a few brief spurts - a few classes here, some teach-myself efforts there - but I never could make the jump. I was always too busy for a sustained effort. So when in late December of 2016 I realized that Duo had Polish available, I gave it a shot. I’ve got a lot more time on my hands these days and even with my propensity for laziness, it’s hard to make excuses when you can do a single exercise on your phone in 10 minutes.

I finished the tree in April, I think, and since then I’ve been keeping everything gold. It’s the constant repetition that I think has really given me confidence. I spent a couple weeks in Gdańsk in August (avoiding the worst of the heat, luckily.) After I survived a haircut with a chatty stylist who was happy to speak slowly with me, it struck me that I’m finally getting somewhere! I still can’t keep up with normal speed conversation, but it now seems attainable with some more work.

So many, many thanks to all of the developers, moderators, and everyone who writes the questions and answers. Your efforts are useful, effective, and appreciated. I can’t wait for 2.0! I would love to be added to the list.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CarlosSantelmo
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prosze dodaj mnie!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mark841597
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I just finished it and I would be honored to be added to this list!

I thought it was a great course, introducing the aspects of the Polish language one by one. The range of accepted English translations was also nearly complete, which is a big problem in some of the other courses I took (yes, I'm looking at you, Hungarian!). So thank you all for taking the time to build this tree and I'm really looking forward to the new and improved tree 2.0!

Oh yeah... and also bardzo dziękuję for the quick and helpful responses to questions!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/elbruus
elbruus
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New golden owl has arrived! :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ister14
Ister14
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Well, being a Polish native I probably shouldn't be counted in. But hey, be a native and not have your own tree completed? ;-) So - I have the golden owl but definitely don't deserve being mentioned here. I also have to say that the lessons are prepared really well. I was only doing tests to make it faster, but they really cover a lot of different problems. Now I look forward to learn all that in other languages (Dutch for the beginning).

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MarthaPcho
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I did, a while ago - never had the patience to work up to level 25, though.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/quistis218
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I'd like to be added. I finished it a while ago. As a native Russian speaker, it was not very difficult but nevertheless very rewarding. I am now going through assimil Polish and reading The Little Prince. Thanks course creators for this course. Yay Polish :D

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RumKam
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I have finished the Polish tree and received the golden owl. Please add me to the list ;-)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Glabisia
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I have also managed to finish English-Polish and Polish-English trees! Would be lovely to be added to the list :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dont_tread_on_me
dont_tread_on_me
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Came here to say that I finished it too only to see that my name is already there :) I'm so glad to see that. The Polish course is so great compared to other courses, the moderators are so helpful and the whole course is so logically assembled. Keep the good work up dear mods and thank you very much for taking your time and answering our question so thoroughly :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EileenCarrotCake

I finally made it to the end of the Polish tree! My partner is Polish, so it's important to me that I learn to speak his language. His parents are helping me and I'll keep practicing here every day. Thanks, Duolingo! :)

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BrainTeaser15
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From what I'm seeing, getting the Polish Golden Owl isn't that unusual. ;) I got mine a while ago, I even took a screenshot to commemorate when I got it, in September 2016. And even now, I'm still refreshing myself and doing the lessons every day.

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/polish_student99

Just finished the tree. A good start to the new year, if I do say so myself.

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nixelee
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It took me sixteen days to do it, but I've finally done it. And I'm very, very glad! :D Greetings from Serbia!

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Marischkaneni
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I've just finished it. Could you add me to the list please. I'm so proud of myself!!! ;-)

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Erik787431

Właśnie ukończyłem kurs polskiego Duolingo !!!

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Erik787431

Also, is there anyway to get the days it took me? I got off track one day after day 440 or so and didn't have the option to repair the streak. I think it took me about 500 days?

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lolo_szymik

I achieved the Golden Owl several weeks ago! I was able to have a long conversation with a Polish speaker and was so happy and proud! Thank you Duolingo

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/listkiewski
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I finished it in 38 days. My history with the Polish language is in fact funny. My father's family settled in the Brazilian state of Paraná, a destination for a lot of Poles that managed to survive the horrors of WWII and the Soviet occupation. Unfortunately for me and for them, I don't know a lot about this part of my family – it is in fact a complicated issue and even a taboo for some of my relatives, including my father. Even though I cannot proof that I have Polish blood in my veins, Poland is the country I love the most. I am studying Polish since at least 2008, but only since 2015 regularly. I never had a teacher or someone that could give me any feedback about how was my progress. Even though Brazil has a great presence of Poles, as mentioned before, it was not easy for me to find books about the Polish language, specially Polish grammar, not to mention a teacher. My only tool learning Polish is the internet. And Duolingo came as a surprise to me, but only recently, 42 days ago to be more precise. My first goal was to complete the tree and here I am! Now I hope to improve my skills and go further until level 25. My goal regarding the Polish language as a whole is to teach it properly to my daughter, as well as sharing the love and respect that I have for Poland.

If I'm entitled to be featured here, I'd be really pleased to! Thank you for your support and for these initiatives – both the Polish language course and the "Hall of Fame" of this magnificent language.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sylwuskak
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I'm impressed by your story :) Pozdrowienia z Polski :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KVRMx
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You keep going strong buddy! I find your story inspirational.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/aneta407354

wspaniale ze chcesz sie uczyc polskiego i jeszcze lepiej ze chcesz ten jezyk przekazac dzieciom. moj syn jest tak jak ty urodzony za granica i tate ma "tutejszego" wiec czasami sie zastanawiam czy przekaze on ten jezyk dla swoich dzieci. narazie tak jak ty sam sie go uczy, a raczej ja go ucze. na szczescie jest duolingo a poza tym mamy polska szkole sobotnia i wielu znajomych. i hope you can understand this message and good luck!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/listkiewski
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Dziękuję! Rozumiałem około wszystko! Niestety, nie mamy Polskie szkoły w Brazylii :( Polacy za granicą i wnuki Polaków tylko uczą się po polsku z dziadkami lub na internecie. Polski jest piękny, silny, i myślę że jest ważny. Możemy rozumieć lepiej jak języki "pracują" ucząc się po polsku. Mam nadzieje, że twój syn też będzie uczyć jemu dzieciom :)

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SuperLearner007
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It is true. I lived in two cities in Paraná fro about 10 or 11 years.(I am Brazilian). One called: Colonia Witmarsum and the other one called: Curitiba. Now I live in the Czech Republic in the border with Poland and the architecture I see in Poland is very similar to the immigrant architecture in Paraná!

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Europeenne

You and your history are really inspirational! Congratulations!

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GresoTheGropaga

I don't normally take part in projects such as duolingo, but now that you mentioned your daughter, well, I just hate it when children are taught false or incomplete information (and believe me, in courses like this there's always something to be fixed :D). Count me in.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/gnseddon
gnseddon
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Skonczyłem!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/joki09
joki09
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me too :) Ja również ukończyłem. Please add me to the list. I have completed both English to Polish and Polish to English courses.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bromden2k
bromden2k
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Finished! Can't wait for Tree 2.0. In the meantime, I'm trying to keep it all gold.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dont_tread_on_me
dont_tread_on_me
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It's great to see such a list, congratulation to those who finished, I wish to finish it too one day :}

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SJ1404
SJ1404
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I've just finished the tree and got my golden owl. I'm looking forward to the update to 2.0 next year. Going to work on getting both Polish and German to level 25 before trying to finish the Spanish tree later this year. Would love to be added to this list.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Boskinho
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Skonczyłem polskie drzewo.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AllHailDog

I'm happy to say that I got mine today

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/stramner

I did it.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/moshing_mermaid

I finished mine back in May. I am going to Poland next summer and figured knowing a little bit of the language would be useful. My Polish roommates have been helping me understand some of the... less formal parts of the language as well xD

Could you add me??

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kayon16
Kayon16
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Yes, it was challenging but I did it! I received the Polish Golden Owl!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RichardAnd545337

Please add me to the list. I achieved the level 3 weeks ago and have been improving my skiils.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Moopslol

Just finished and got my golden owl. Great language tree!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pulawska

Please add me to the list of achievers. I completed the tree about 6 months ago, now just keeping gold

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Scrubbings

I made it! Thanks to everyone who worked hard on this course, I look forward to doing the reverse tree, and also Tree 2.0 upon its completion. Dziękuję. 25th October 2017

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DouglasJulien
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I had no idea this was a thing. Count me in as well.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mark80857
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Hi! Please add me to the list.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/StefLikePierogi

I have Polish Golden Owl!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/boridelf1

I finished the tree! (Just in time as I'm now living in Bydgoszcz) Thank you to the developers and I look forward to 2.0! (And yes I would like to be added)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MarinaYukish

I have an Owl too :) It wasn't easy but I had a lot of fun. Thanks to everyone who contributed to this course! Please add me too!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sheirena
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finished in the beginning of the year, now making the tree gold again

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RazTheOne

I've just finished it. Took me a while, though, even though i've maintained my streak since the begining.

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/giterror
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done! now, how do I get to level 25 :)

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BrreNilsen
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Go through it over and over again until you reach 30000 XP :)

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Zoe687667

Please add me to the list I just completed my tree and have the Golden Owl Trophy!

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jorgeclavellina
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I hope to ending the tree soon. :)

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TheHackKnight

(If you are learning English, the correct form would be, 'I hope to BE ending the tree soon.' Great job otherwise!) I hope you do too. :)

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/foldmani
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Finally done with the Polish tree. For such a difficult language, I think I should get another one for free.

Edit: Please add me to the list, if you're still keeping up with it!

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Alejandro818116

I finished my tree today!! The whole thing was kind of anti-climatic. I was expecting fireworks and lights. Please add me to the list. Do I need a screen capture? Dziękuje bardzo! Ten proces jest ma bardzo dlugo. Jestem ma bardzo smęczony. Teraz muszę odpoczywam!

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ister14
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I hope you don't mind little correction.

Ten proces trwał/trwa bardzo długo or Ten proces był/jest bardzo długi. If you use present or past depends wether you refer to process in general (present, so trwa or jest) our how much you had to spend on it (past, trwał or był)

Jestem bardzo zmęczony

Teraz muszę odpocząć or Teraz odpoczywam

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Alejandro818116

Thank you so much!

Polish is a language that has been very challenging for me. Corrections and edits are always welcome!! I am a big believer in the adage:

"As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another."

I hope you don't mind a little correction.

If you use the present or past tense, it depends on whether you are referring to the process in general.

Or -instead- of "our".

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Gentarou

I just finished the skill tree today. English is my first language, and about 2/3rds of the skills are golden. This took me about a year since I didn't think it would be a good idea to try to rush through learning a language. I still have a long way to go until I can speak Polish fluently, but finishing the tree is a pretty big accomplishment nonetheless. I think that it would be pretty cool to be featured on this page among others who have completed the tree :D

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/OwenSutherland0

I've finished the tree

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/diftcsx
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Hello, if this thread is still being updated, I would like to be added :) I finished the Polish tree 1.0 last December, and now that I'm going to visit Poland next year, I plan on going through it once more. Polish is the only (so far) skill tree that I have managed to complete. It's one of my favorite languages to learn; I find the pronunciation simple and the grammar really fun. Thank you all for all you've done to make learning Polish on Duolingo a wonderful experience!

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexHeaton
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I did it!!!

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Andrius5225
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A couple of days ago I got it... with a mix of feelings...

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dainius825266
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Please add me too :)

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vogliocapire
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I would like to be added, though my tree is not golden at the moment

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jsanch12
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I finished the tree :D!

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Katie3236
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Please can you add me? thank you :)

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MarieKells

YES! I have FINALLY finished the Polish tree! I would very much like to be added to that list.

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dewhurstst
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I have just finished the Polish course and been awarded my Golden Owl. I feel pleased with myself and would be glad to be included on the list. Dzienkuje!

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kestral11
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I finished the Polish tree!!!! I still have a lot to learn though....

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Samantha823359

I made it! :)

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Munroist
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I finished the Polish tree about six months ago, but do wish I could speak Polish rather than just being able to read and write it.

The one Polish person I do know was rather unimpressed by my accent!

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/claudia745509

I just got the Golden Owl in Polish a few days ago and now I try to get all icons golden. And then I wait for the next tree - thank you for those gorgeous people who construct and test it! Claudia

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Durellion
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durellion

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MajikRuth

I did it! I did it! I'm a 4th generation American, but of 100% Polish ancestry - I'm so excited to be learning the language of my heritage. Now I just have to go through and UNDERSTAND all the lessons I just completed!

Thank you, Team Polish, for all your work! ... And continuing patience as I go back and ask all the questions I should have asked earlier. :)

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FedericoLebron

My owl just arrived :D :D :D That was TOUGH.

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mikhail_Losev
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I finished it with ease because I am Belarusian native speaker. To było bardzo łatwe. Czy pan może dodać mnie do listy?

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YukuroChan

I don't even have to finish it, I'm already fluent in Polish (I'm a Pole, lol). I'm not going to study my own language. I was born, that's when my Polish adventure started.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Argimak
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I just finished! Special thanks to Jellei for entertaining all my dumb questions (and likely continuing to do so)!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Argimak
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P.S. Add me to the list! :D

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SamanthaE900

Welp, I’m trying to learn it right now so let’s see if I can get there.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/stramner

Do you check if the person really has the owl or not?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MyaRexa
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Today I finished the Polish course :) I'm not sure if that counts though, because I'm a native...

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jsanch12
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Cool idea, here's a lingot :)

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nyarlath

I've got the owl! Can I be added, please? It's been quite an effort, a streak of 110 days (consuming one streak freeze by once getting the 50th point a few minutes after midnight), training in the train to and from work instead of playing other games and dropping the amount of daily tv consumption to the bearable minimum (I mean that less would not be worth living).

My journey started when a friend of mine from Poland, with whom I otherwise speak German (still), complained that I was talking with other friends of mine in Italian and if she had to learn Italian herself, it would have been fair if we (my friends, who learned nothing to date, and me) would learn Polish at the same time. Fair enough, indeed!

About my progress, I am proud and disappointed at the same time, as I haven't yet managed to have a decent conversation and just half of the random sentences I spoke od czasu do czasu were understandable... but itżs been a great start and now let's move on, reading and writing and talking in real life!

Dziękuję bardzo cały miły Duolingo Staff!

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TheDomcio
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I have a Polish owl, so please add me to your list.

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/liberty1832
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I did last year :)

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Teresa1228

Congrats guys! :) As a native I am impressed, Polish is not an easy language. :)

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Davros12

I have completed the course and all icons are Golden, what happens next

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jeremy_r.

I have just successfully achieved the polish golden owl! yippie :-) Now I will continue to practice day by day to improve my skills but I must say the course has helped me a lot in my path of understanding and speaking the language. I would be glad if you add me to the list :-)

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lucanin
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Ćwiczebnie do nauki angielskiego :)

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KittyPython
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My dream was always to make all skills golden at first and then finish the last lesson to get the great Polish Golden Owl, but alas :) The new Crown system interfered with all my plans. No more golden trees for me here, it seems (because I'm not going through the basics all over again), but at least today I finally decided to get the Golden Owl and move on. (Next stop - conquering another language tree and delving into more serious Polish learning). Can you add me to the list please? :)

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mascha335
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I would like to join this illustrious group - thanks in advance.

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sabisteb
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Long ago I also got my Polish owl.

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/alg1993
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Proszę bardzo? Skończyłem trzy miesiące temu.

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vvpv11
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! Добридень (my native language) - вивчаю через кросс-курс (by my own cross-curs): Українська - Англійська - Англійська - Польська (Ukrainian - English - English - Polish). Для цього треба було створити різні профілі ...

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Phil4701
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Finished the tree today !

A big thankyou to the whole team.

This polish course was exactly what I needed to provide motivation and structure to add to my own exciting but rather chaotic self teaching methods using random Internet audio and reference resources.

Now that the 'pressure is off' to reach an important milestone, I will enjoy it all the more when I go back to practice thoroughly by collecting crowns, doing club activities and then studying the background grammar topics in more detail.

Having attempted a dozen or more languages in the past I can honestly say that POLISH is the most INTERESTING, in that it has captured my imagination with a strong feeling of always wanting to learn more.

Język polski jest bardzo trudny, ale bardzo piękny.

Phil Gibson NW England

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Phil4701
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ONE WEEK LATER...

I have now finished the reverse tree and joined a club for PL/EN learners where the competition is more exciting, and the motivation is contagious ! I will now do my CROWN practice on the reverse tree because the INSTRUCTIONS are in Polish so it feels more like a HOLIDAY IN POLAND.

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Denis896709

253 days of hard work but finally I've got it ! I've finished the polish tree today. Proud of that !

Now have to level up all the lessons and enforce my skills because that's a crazy language and I'm far from knowing it !

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dreamloomer
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Gratulacje! Je te félicite !

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LadyKatala

Yay! I just got my owl for Polish. Now to start working on getting crowns for all the lessons.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wilderBoar

Finished it :) can I be on the list?

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/N.G.Henry

I have finish the polish tree

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tomhae1
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I have received a golden owl for Polish a while ago. Now I'm almost finishing level two of all the lessons. Looking forward to starting onto the next level! Great stuf!

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ClaudioAgl1
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Finished it (maybe one year ago). Not very easy for an Italian mother tongue but as I knew some Russian and Croatian, it was not some sort of unknown land. The course is very interesting but it'll be even more exciting with speaking exercises, grammar points and a wider vocabulary (less than 1800 words... usually Duolingo courses have at least 2200). Thanks to Duo and its staff, though. :-)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/alukasiak
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Congratulations! Do you wish to be added to the list? :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ClaudioAgl1
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"I don't want to belong to any club that will accept people like me as a member", said Groucho Marx. :-) Just joking, I'd be delighted.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Barbora905389

Hello, please add me :-)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PVLSANS
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Ich habe es auch geschafft! I did it, too! J'y suis aussi!

Proszę dodajcie mnie też do listy.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jkrauseno
jkrauseno
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I finally managed to get my golden owl in polish, too :) It was/is by far the hardest nut I've cracked, I have to admit. All skills are perfectly gold, next challenge is level 25, of course ;) And yes, please add me as well :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dlhgl
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How did you achieve level 25 for so many languages? That's really impressive!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jkrauseno
jkrauseno
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Thanks. It isn't all that hard, as long as you use Timed Practice, which is available in the Browser version. But it takes some time, of course ;)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dlhgl
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Thanks for this hint. I am usually using the mobile app for learning and didn't even know about the timed practice feature. So I will try this in the future, too.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jkrauseno
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I have stopped using the apps completely, browser version is more challenging, more helpful, and last not least has Timed Practice. You get 20 questions, and whether you manage or fail to complete it within time, you still get 1XP for each correct answer :) This ways, you accumulate your XPs way faster, of course.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sensei455

Are you fluent in all those languages? Or did you just do it without learning something?

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SamoolTheSamosa

Are you going to do another language after Polish?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jkrauseno
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I certainly will, but I am not sure when, and which language, though. For the next months I will concentrate on Polish, besides keeping most of the languages up to date. I am very tempted to try Hebrew or Russian, but haven't made up my mind yet :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SamoolTheSamosa

Good luck!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/InuzukaShino
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High Valyrian :-) And this artificial language has also 7 cases ;-)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JoeBlack684905

Jeden Polak uzbierał z języka angielskiego ponad 155000 punktów i ma nadal 25 poziom.

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nixelee
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Bo poziomy liczą tylko do 30000 punktów. ;)

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dreamloomer
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I finished the tree, though it hardly matters, because I'm a native. Just wanted to find out how many crowns I'm going to get after the initial test and then I just felt compelled to finish the few remaining ones. :)

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mandragora8888

Do dnia dzisiejszego kontynuowałam dalej tak intensywnie ćwiczenia języka Polskiego, i teraz mam "złotą sowę" i osiągnęłam poziom 25. Brakuje mi teraz tylko 41 koron na "złote drzewo"... :-) Oczywiście chciałabym zostać włączona do tej listy. :-)

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jerzy-ru
Jerzy-ru
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+me, please

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/graciiek
graciiek
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Just finished my Polish tree yesterday! Heck it took me 11 months, but it's amazing to see how much I have learned during this time!

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DouglasJulien
DouglasJulien
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Today I completed the Polish tree (again) – level 5 on all skills!

Time to spend some time on other languages. :-)

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BryanHossa

Czy czeba skończyc kurs polski zeby być dodany? Ja zaczełem mowić od poczatka mojego zycia.

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/galaxyjane

Just finished my tree yesterday! Been working on it since February. Now my goal is to get everything to Level 5 before my Warsaw trip in 2 months.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/znaiko.ivan

just finished my tree for the second time :)

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kalina926965

Count me in!! I am originally from Poland and my whole family is from there. I can speak polish fluently. Dozobaczenia!!

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RafalMajewskiPL
RafalMajewskiPL
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1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SonofMaat
SonofMaat
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Please add me to the list. Thanks!

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DonalMcKen

Count me in :)

3 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SonofMaat
SonofMaat
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The last 7 names (including yours) haven't been added to the list yet. So don't hold your breath :(

3 weeks ago
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