https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Christophe449216

Vocabulary

How does one find the vocabulary you are supposed to know for a given lesson or are you just supposed to guess it then do it again after you have got it wrong

Seems to me that it would be logical to be given the vocab before the lesson starts

December 29, 2017

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dcarl1

You guess from context, or you can hover over the word with your cursor and it will define it for you.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/StevenWath

if you mouse-over the words you don't know you will see a translation


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sszulm18

Another way to learn the words is to use Tinycards. It is the matching words for the lessons in flash cards. I used it for quite a while but then stopped because it is actually harder to remember the words, I found, than figure them out in context, which Duolingo provides. However, I did finish the French section and it did help a lot.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ElizabethY802421

I agree with you, Christophe449216


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VanessaSch59466

I have the same remark


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/piguy3

Are you asking about the questions that show up with a picture and ask you to translate a word into your target language before it's been introduced to you?

(I assume the question ordering allowing this reflects a bug.)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Judit294350

Generally people don't learn from lists but by interaction. Speaking, writing, or using words is the best way to learn them. A list is less effective.

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