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

Is the german course effective?

September 5, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/batgeek1121

I think so, I haven't been on in about a year, but the last couple of days I've been on a bunch and found that I seem to remember most of what was taught


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cluney2

I would suggest to go somewhere else for your pronunciation because the Duolingo pronunciation is pretty bad. But for spelling and learning the words it's pretty good


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

LOL, I agree with you. The German course is good, but when I practiced speaking to a German speaker, I found out I was pronouncing many of the words wrong. Thankfully with other apps, German speakers, and videos, my pronunciation is better.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/shutterbug-1

I agree! The pronunciation should be clearer. One nice feature, though, compared to a course like Rosetta Stone, is the option to slow down the pronunciation.


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

oh no now I'm second guessing my pronunciation haha :) This is good to know. I'll pay attention to practicing pronunciation via a separate means. I do agree that thus far the german course has been good.


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

absolutely! I haven't even finished the tree and it has helped me tremendously!


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

I'd say so. In all honesty, I think every Duolingo course is effective. However, it won't be very effective if you aren't motivated to learn German, so keep that in mind.


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

I'd say it's the best Duolingo course, especially compared to the Spanish tree


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

I definitely feel it has been. I just completed the German tree.


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

The second best course here... The first one is definitely Norwegian!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SassySabrina13

I think it is very effective. And I agree deeply with "TheEeveeLord".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MichM3

I found it effective because there were so many topics. I was nowhere near fluent when I finished the course, but I ended up understanding quite a lot of what I heard or read. Here are a few things it allowed me to do: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/16951145


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CarolAnn253286

It is the only thing so far that is working for me - and trust me I have been trying for over 10 years

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