https://www.duolingo.com/BobThomas12

Sharing DuoLingo with my family

337 days ago, my son and daughter returned to Los Angeles from San Francisco with a new "game" called DuoLingo. I thought it was a game. Their phone would make sounds like a game and words were repeating in another language. They were learning German using DuoLingo. They showed me how fun it was for them to try to "guess" the correct German words or to translate from German to English.

I tried DuoLingo and discovered how easy learning German is from this cute phone App. My wife began the next day. Soon all six members of my family members are using Duolingo. We started competing on who has the most XPs or the most Lingots. So now I am on day 336 of using Duo every day. I learned some German in 1977-1979 while I was stationed at the Sud Kassern in Nuremberg. I know I am learning German better than I did while living in Germany.

Thank you Team DuoLingo!!!

1 year ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Patrick.-
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Wow! What a nice story! Have a lingot!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BobThomas12

Thank you very much!!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Bob20020
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Do they have streaks like you do too?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BobThomas12

My wife is two days behind me at day 334. My kids get to about 15 or 20 days, then forget. They still use Duo but they do not keep on schedule. Thank you for asking!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BonBonChat
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How amazing, that sounds wonderful! So glad this worked out amazingly for you all!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Morgan192285

And you have left us in the dust... :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BobThomas12

Here are 10 Lingots to buy a streak freeze.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ElliottofRivia

Good stuff! Having a group of in-person friends and family is what I'm missing in German. I bet that would make a big difference in staying motivated and getting to talk/write with real people.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BobThomas12

It adds to our discussions

1 year ago

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Thank you for the Lingots!!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rockerbox
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Thanks for the story! It's nice to hear how Duolingo is incorporated into the lives of the users, and your story is definitely a unique on.!

Do you have plans for learning any other languages?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BobThomas12

Possibly Spanish

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kimetsch
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thats amazing. Cool story (: one lingo for that "_"

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lingot sorry

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https://www.duolingo.com/Nameless-Learner
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Wow Great Story! You Can Have A Lingot For That!

1 year ago

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Thank you

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TikoPiko

Gut gemacht! :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BobThomas12

Danke!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pA4s4n6Y

What an inspiring story! I wish I would do such a cool thing. Hey maybe I should!!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BobThomas12

It is fun. Thank you for your comment

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/alexander467178

Nice story!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BobThomas12

buy a streak freeze and a wager

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BobThomas12

need Lingots?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nameless-Learner
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Yes Please , Again Wonderful Story!

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