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What is the best way to learn and how long will that take?

Is is better to quickly go through a language if one is able to, or to slowly learn? If the latter is better, how long will it take to learn an entire course? i.e. Spanish

November 29, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/LKodama

Best way to learn is by focusing on the weak points in your vocabulary of the language. Also lots of practice helps. If you have someone that speaks that language you want to learn (might be hard to find for german) it helps to talk to someone who would be able to correct errors in your speech as you talk.

November 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Beebop026

If I were you I would go slow on the hard parts, and go a little faster on the easy ones. Hope this helps!

November 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Mike650238

I think if you go too slowly, you are forgetting the language as fast as you are learning it. My advice, for what it is worth, is to devote as much time as you can without getting burned out and go through the course and supplement it with German stories, tv, and movies. There is a VERY animated young lady on YouTube and has a long list of videos; "Learn German with Ania", that I have found very helpful.

November 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/rabbitrah

I just wrote a post about this, actually! If you go on every day, depending on how many XP you get, anywhere between 30 to 30,000 days. Obviously those are both extremes!

November 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/stefano454254

you need 20k hours of practice to "master" a language. more or less 3years

November 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/redneckray

What an odd question.

How quickly you can learn is a gift from God.

How much you can learn, ditto.

Gofer it.

November 30, 2017
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