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Taking out the middle man

If you are learning 2 languages, I HIGHLY recommend choosing the one you know better and making that "your language" to learn the other one. You stop translating and start simply understanding. I am doing this from French to Spanish. I can't wait to go from Spanish to French. Duolingo is fabulous! I am going to Bordeaux in a few weeks and can't wait!!!

August 7, 2017

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

Thank you for that! Have an amazing time in Bordeaux and good luck with your French and Spanish!! :D

Amazing streak, by the way!!... :O

August 7, 2017

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

Thats 3.536986 years!

August 7, 2017

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

Yep! So, about 3 years and a half! Outstanding!!!

August 7, 2017

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

I hope I get that far!

August 7, 2017

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

You will! Just keep it up!! :D

I hope I do too. XD

August 7, 2017

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

Just take one day at a time. You will.

August 8, 2017

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

Thank you :-)

August 8, 2017

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

No problem!!! ;D

August 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sparkle903

Good idea; thanks! And have fun in Bordeaux!

August 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Thomas.Heiss

This is often named "laddering" on discussion forums: [google:] "site:duolingo.com laddering"

Did you know that you can hear L2 Spanish or French answers if you install Camilo's user script "DuoLingo tree enhancer", even for normal/forward courses?

So with laddering and Duo's mixed translation excercises you will sometimes get right hand side (L2) translations and you can auto-play that French/Spanish audio (on the right translation box after writing the answer) ;)

This even works for multiple-choice and fill in the blank excercises!

August 12, 2017
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