How many words do you learn when you finish your French tree?
I'm new to DuoLingo and have been loving the site so far, I was just wondering how many words you end up learning when you complete the French tree.
I found this interesting article that says you generally know 1000 base words for A2. http://www.universeofmemory.com/how-many-words-you-should-know/
Duolingo counts individual words rather than base words, so if you're making a comparison, keep that in mind. https://www.thoughtco.com/what-is-base-word-forms-1689161
Duolingo also tends to change how it counts the words. At times, I've had 1600 words one day, then 800 words the next. Then, they adjusted it again a few days later. The max number of words can also vary depending on when you started, how much you tested out, and so on. Plus new words continue to be introduced after you complete the tree.
For those reasons, I take the word count with a grain of salt.
I finished my tree back in March at this time it shows 1981 words.
1000 words sounds reasonable for A2, but those are base words, which means you know the plural forms of the nouns and adjectives, and most if not necessarily all of the forms for the verbs. Duo would probably have a count up in the 4000-5000 range (possibly higher, depending on how many verbs are included) for all those variants.