https://www.duolingo.com/IrisDurfee

Can one advance in non-timed practice?

November 1, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/jaye16
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Yes, I always use non -timed practice because I find the timed practice stresses me out so that I forget what I know.

November 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Woof.
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Yep.

November 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/StiII_ChiII

I do, But it sometimes doesn't work for me

November 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/pto001

Yes, but it helps to be under the time pressure. It makes your listening ability have to be sharper. I would do untimed for recent lessons, and timed for lessons that you are confident in. You can get double XP for timed practice as well!

November 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/redneckray

I do.

November 2, 2017

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Sure. You don't have to do timed practice at all. Non-timed practice is a good way to prepare to do timed practice, too.

November 2, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/zaitrancer
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Yes - I've only used non-timed practices in French. I'm finished the tree, am at Level 22, and have a high fluency rating (whatever). I like to do timed practices because you earn XP points faster, but when I tried it with French I ended up only earning 3 or 4 points because I'd make so many mistakes or run out of time. I'll move to timed practices when I feel ready.

November 2, 2017
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