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I've finished my Irish tree!

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August 19, 2017

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Well done! I certainly remember Irish as one of those 'will I ever manage to get to the end of this?' trees—not because the course is badly designed (although I do think it could learn a few things from the Welsh course), but simply owing to the sheer difficulty and irregularity of the language.

August 20, 2017

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Great job!

August 19, 2017

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Thank you!

August 19, 2017

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You're welcome! Keep on going in your language studies. You're doing great!

August 19, 2017

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Congratulations!

August 19, 2017

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Thanks mate!

August 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Espiraden

How long did it take you to finish it?

August 19, 2017

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I was on the 2nd chechpoint (18~24 skills) past yesterday, and I finished it yesterda, after many hours of hard work. After finishing my Catalan tree,( I've seen that you also comented), I was decided to finish another tree, I was doubting on which tree should I finish first, Swedish, or Romanian. And I decided Irish. In 2 days, I completed 4 checkpoints, and I'm very proud of that.

August 19, 2017

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Hello friend, I appreciate your work and it is very good that you have finished your Irish tree

Very well I will give you 2 lingots

Very well and continue like this.

August 19, 2017

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Thanks Friend!

August 19, 2017

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Keep it up. Sigue así

August 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/YouriLem

congratulations!

August 19, 2017

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Thanks!

August 19, 2017

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Wow that's gotta be one of the hardest ones

August 19, 2017

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Yes, It is, cause Irish is a Celtic Language, just like Welsh and Scottish Gaelic

August 19, 2017

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In your opinion what is easier, Welsh or Irish. What was the best and worst parts of learning either and which do you personally prefer. I am considering adding one but idk which I'd like more

August 20, 2017

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I think verbs are a little easier in Welsh than in Irish. There are also more Welsh speakers in Wales than Irish speakers in Ireland, although there are definitely more Irish speakers in the US than speakers of Welsh, so it's slightly easier to find people to practice with if you go the Irish route. Personally, I think either are great choices, particularly if you are interested in Celtic languages. Both are very rich in history and culture and you'll be among learners who are very passionate about the continued usage and survival of these languages.

August 20, 2017

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Good job!

August 20, 2017

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Thanks!

August 20, 2017

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You're welcome

August 20, 2017

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Congratulations!

August 20, 2017

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Thanks!

August 20, 2017

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Comhghairdeas leat!

August 20, 2017

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Go raibh maith agat!

August 20, 2017

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Well done!

August 20, 2017

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Comhghairdeas! :D. Well done!!! Here are some few lingots for your hard work!

August 21, 2017

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Go raibh maith agat!!!

August 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/IAmBrave16

WOOOOW Well done!!! XD

(you're doing so many languages!!!!!)

August 19, 2017

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Thanks!

August 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/IAmBrave16

No problemo!!

August 19, 2017

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Congratulations! I have heard from many people that Irish is very hard. Congrats for finishing such a difficult tree! Good luck with your other trees! May the force be with you! :D

August 19, 2017

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Thanks! BTW, Yes, that's true, Irish is one of the hardest languages I've ever tried, cause it's a celtic language, but it's such a beautiful language, that I couldn't resist, i love the Pronunciation, the words and the history.

August 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MasterZsword

That's incredible! Well done!

Out of curiosity, how many trees have you completed?

August 19, 2017

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I've completed: 1.- English for Spanish
2.- Spanish for English
3.- German for English
4.- Esperanto for Spanish
5.- Esperanto for English
6.- High Valyrian for English
7.- Catalan for Spanish
8.- Irish for English

August 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MasterZsword

Dang, how long have you been on Duolingo?! That is amazing, honestly. My imaginary hat is off to you. ^ ^

August 19, 2017

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November of 2016.

August 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MasterZsword

I've been here since 2014 and I've only completed one tree. So, you have achieved such an amazing feat, mon ami! Good luck with the rest of your trees!

August 19, 2017

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Thanks! Good luck to you too!

August 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/SamoolTheSamosa

How was the high valyrian tree

August 21, 2017

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It wasn't long, just 3 checkpoints, but I could learn some Basic things, enough to hold a little conversation. I hope they finish the 2.0 tree soon, cause I would like to see some new things and some Audio maybe.

August 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/SamoolTheSamosa

Wow! A conversation in high valyrian is really impressive (I didn't think the language was that extensive). Congrats. Have a lingot.

August 21, 2017

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I found the lack of audio very discouraging... Not being complete audio is not a deal breaker for me, but not having any just messed with my brain. I am impressed with people who have soldiered through it regardless!

August 21, 2017

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Could you hold a conversation in all those languages that you finished the tree in?

August 19, 2017

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I'm a 100% sure that I could handle a conversation in Esperanto, German, English, Catalan and Spanish (native), I can't hold a very long conversation in High Valyrian because the course is not completed yet, or at least I think so. But I can keep a conversation in Irish, but my pronunciation is very bad, that's the only thing I would need to keep a conversation in Irish.

August 19, 2017

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Congratulations! I wish you luck on your language journey, which I can tell from all those flags is already quite exciting :)

August 23, 2017

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Congrads! I see you've accomplished a lot already. Keep it up.

August 30, 2017

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Thank you mate!

August 30, 2017
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