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Fluency percentage

Does anyone know if the fluency percentage can continue rising, even after the level 25 ceiling has been passed? Many thanks

July 6, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TracyS221

Not 'everyone' ignores the fluency percentage! However I would advise you not to take it too literally. It goes up to about 55 or 60% depending on which language you are studying. I think it's also easier to get the higher percentages on some platforms than others. If you've got to level 25 and your words are all pretty well strengthened then there probably isn't much more to gain.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elaine365269

Thank you..I'm persevering with the timed practices for the moment to sharpen up the speed of my responses, and also considering trying another language alongside my French and German.. but are there enough hours in the day?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TracyS221

Are you doing a reverse tree? They have some different vocabulary and more sentences to translate into your target language (rather than translating into English most of the time) so can be quite helpful to sharpen your skills. You should be able to whip through the earlier skills fairly easily. - Also most of the forum discussions are in the target language, which gives helpful practice in reading.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elaine365269

Thank you.. yes, I have started on the reverse tree and am finding it fun.. quite challenging to approach the questions from another angle!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SimX29

Just ignore the fluency percentage. Everyone does. Many people have complained about it on Duolingo. Here's an article that might interest you: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/9064816/Fluency-percentage-confusing-and-not-very-motivating . Good luck in your studies and I wish you well!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elaine365269

Thanks for that; it's reassuring, as I've been at 64% fluency for yonks and I was beginning to think I was still doing something wrong!

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