https://www.duolingo.com/AndreiBarsan

Insufficient practice time

I started learning Chinese from English, and it seems that the 30 seconds initial time for the practice session simply isn't enough. For languages with, e.g., a latin alphabet it may work, but when trying to remember what the various Chinese characters are, in addition to what they mean, 30 + 10 seconds simply isn't enough to go through more than 1–3 questions in my case...

Does anybody else feel this is the case?

November 22, 2017

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/psionpete

Stop using the timed practice button if you are having trouble. Timed practice is really only for those who have sufficiently quick recall of the language.

November 22, 2017

[deactivated user]

    I haven't done a timed practice with Chinese yet, but I find for the Korean course it gives me a bit of a challenge. I do find myself able to get more typed, or correct with practice, but at the level I am I can get thru the easier lessons, but not the one further down the tree. Although I do stay away from those until i've done all the actual practice I want for the day.

    November 22, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/FrenchByte

    Yep. Latin Alphabets ensure easy typing, but with Chinese I think starting from 50-60 seconds is a good time.

    November 22, 2017
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