https://www.duolingo.com/ClockworkRat

Why are words introduced via listening rather than writing?

I keep having conjugations of words introduced via listening rather than via written word. So I am expected to be able to spell a word I have never seen pronounced by a computer voice that can't even enunciate. It's a horrid way to learn! I am being punished by the system rather than having it trying to teach me anything!

July 3, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/weerlicht

I've also noticed that the tests sometimes query about words that haven't been shown before; a small deficiency. You can avoid this particular case by turning off all the speaker option in the settings. That way you will get only written tests (you can still play the voice by clicking the speaker icon).

July 3, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/Gersois

The same thing happens in real life. You probably forgot that it was like that at school when taking dictation.

July 3, 2012
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