https://www.duolingo.com/BobbyGalovics

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I have been doing french for two week now and I'm at the point where I can look at the words and know what they are but I can't listen to the words and know what they are. I have started to just listen to the words and type them but I was wondering if I could take the words off and just have audio. I'm really trying to get better at understanding french and was wondering if there is a setting for this.

September 15, 2017

10 Comments


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

You need to install the web user script from Camilo "DuoLingo tree enhancer".

September 15, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/BobbyGalovics

Awesome! where can I find this.

September 15, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/BobbyGalovics

Wow thank you so much.

September 16, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Ripcurlgirl

De rien

September 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/BonBonChat

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http://languagesenrose.tumblr.com/Ultimate%20French%20Resources

French is fascinating, good luck.

September 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/SmashCookie

Merci pour le lien

September 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/BobbyGalovics

Merci, j'aime le lien.

September 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Fauzan836172

Well, there is a question where they have audio only and you type it in. Or else, when a normal question comes, don't look directly at the screen look only at your keyboard and type it in. If you want to repeat the audio, there is a keyboard shortcut, or just position your cursor on the button before-hand. That's what I did.

But 2 weeks is too early to try practicing your listening only. Get a good grip of the sentence structures, grammar, spellings, and try seeing a relationship between how each word is pronounced. The T&N helps. After you are half-way down the tree, or have passed the third checkpoint, your grasp would be better, so start listening-only then, and you would have also supplemented your Duo course by other sources too.

But also in the starting you must pay attention to the listening. It's great that you have identified it's importance at an early stage :)

September 16, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/BobbyGalovics

Thank you very much for the advice. I have already been using other sources and the T&N section but do you have any advice on pronouncing words better. I don't want to sound dumb like i'm trying to have a fake accent or something.

September 17, 2017
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