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A Major Flaw in Duolingo (And a way to fix it, kinda)

In a nutshell, most of what you write while practicing a language in duolingo is in your native language, which isn't helpful at all when you're supposed to be learning a different one.

The way I got around this was by practicing my German in the "German to English" course, not vice-versa. This way I had to type more in German than I did in the "English to German" course. Don't know if this works with everyone, it did help me out quite a bit though.

1 year ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/SamoolTheSamosa

Unfortunately there is no reverse tree for me (in Danish)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Choc-Dog

That's a really good point. I also wish there were more "type what you hear" questions.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/obadakhamis

A full quiz based solely on hearing and speaking would be great

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CoolMate97

Nice idea! Never considered that, maybe I'll try it out too. Thanks for the suggestion!!! ;)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/obadakhamis

Hahaha glad it helped.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Arakkoa
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And if you really want to (and the option is offered) you can go from your second language to your third! And practice both. You'd have to have a fairly decent grasp on the second, though.

1 year ago