"Strengthen Skills" not working
"Strengthen skills" is failing to identify the skills that I actually need to practice. Spanish, for instance, keeps giving me ir Future sentences over and over and over, but the skill is gilded, and the algorithm is ignoring skills that are not. This is just one example, though. It's happening across languages.
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I posted this on another thread:
The strengthen skills behaviour changed indeed a couple days ago. It used to always pick a strength in need of improvement and now half of the times it won't. It might be testing you for individual words instead of whole skills.
It would have been nice if they had announced that change to us.
If the strengthen exercises start mixing sentences from several skills then all the better... it's more challenging. If I want to strength individual skills I can use the tree.
The strengthening skill has always been broken since the big update. (Which I doubt you were on duo when it happened.) There was an update and it was making everything on here go really slow they even took away some features to make it go faster. But I think when they were adding the new codes they accidentally messed with others because some stuff stopped working properly. Including the strengthening. So the thing to do is not to really worry about it or you'll get no where because there going just keep fading. So if you keep trying to strengthen that you'll never get anywhere new. Long story short there broken don't pay much attention because your probably doing great! But yes over time it seems to be getting worse. But don't pay too much attention it just doesn't work properly. Your probably doing awesome.
I can't get past the same skill strengthening exercise because of the bug in one of the questions -- the one that says "Si, soy un ingeniero y carpintero" is broken and keeps repeating and then won't allow me to skip, so I can't move on in strengthening. Is there a work-around?
I was able to get through it by using the feminine version of the sentence, but there was nothing to indicate that this was appropriate or needed, and there was no way to skip the lesson -- it just kept going in circles. Not really anything to show.