https://www.duolingo.com/porkcfish

Resetting a Language

Does resetting a language remove all your XP?

My tree is in gold and when I want to go through it again, it is difficult to remember where you were from day to day. I wish there were a button on the home page where you could just change it from golden back to "normal".

About the only thing left on this site is the tree and the ability to get some nuanced questions answered. I so regret they removed the translation aspect. It is what made this site really useful.

I'd reset my language, but I am afraid of losing the 100K XP I have. I am not sure why. It is not like they are even useful anymore.

November 13, 2017

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Captain_Duo

try the reverse tree! English for French Speakers

November 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/pentaan

There are much better solutions to improve your French.

Here is the link to "Best Way to Make Your Tree Turn Gold and Stay Gold"
https://www.duolingo.com/comment/6176795

Other ways you could improve your French:

Apart from that

  • read a newspaper article every day and try to learn its new words
  • listen to podcasts, watch movies with or without subtitles
  • converse with a native speaker as much as possible
  • as a the replacement of Duolingo's Immersion:
    write smaller texts, upload them on translatihan.com and let them be corrected by native speakers
  • more resources for French in Knud van Eeden's:
    "Can you give some links about French?"
    https://www.duolingo.com/comment/23462458

There are numerous possibilities. Duolingo will only bring you to an A2/(B1) skill level in reading/writing and A1 (maybe A2) in listening/talking.

Info about language levels and certifications:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_European_Framework_of_Reference_for_Languages
Read from "Common reference levels".

Good luck.

November 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/FrenchByte

I understand how you feel, but XP is just to level up in languages and don't have any meaning. So, I say you just keep practicing your French.

Don't quote me though; I've never tried resetting before.

November 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/porkcfish

Do I lose my XP if I reset the tree?

November 16, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/daKanga

Also consider checking out the Words tab for French, and you can examine the words you are least practiced in.

Another thing many learners do - is they do the reverse tree in the language. And yes - it is different.

I of course, when I initially guild my tree, challenge myself to maintain it as gold for one or two months. You will find that the course will continue to present you, in my experience, new sentences, including new words.

November 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MathisDu

Hi, you can join our group in discord:

https://discordapp.com/channels/366027850425565184/367066370061369354

Have a good day!

November 14, 2017
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