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New User, suggestion for German genders

Hi, I am new to duolingo and love the site so far. My only gripe is when I am learning new german vocab, I often forget what gender different nouns are. I was wondering if there was a way to set up questions that have a german word with the associated picture and you have to write "der, die or das".

If anyone has tips on how to memorize genders let me know!

(also I haven't gone very far in the course so maybe this idea was already implemented, but I have not run into any similar questions so far, and it is good to get this kind of practice in early when learning new vocab).

1 year ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/EpicRuler1414

Try making one in the Tinycards app made by same people as Duolingo

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/satishvc
satishvc
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Hi there. Glad to see another learner of German language.

Please move this post to the German For English forum (you can edit it easily to do this). Also see https://www.duolingo.com/comment/24336702 for lots of German resources, many of them free, that you might find useful.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sweilan1

Memorize the gender as part of the word; for example, "der Apfel" for apple - not "Apfel". I remember in school, if we used the wrong gender - it was counted as a half-point mistake.

1 year ago