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French exercises still too esoteric, hard to understand

Compared to the other languages I study on Duolingo, the French exercises, particularly the timed exercises, are much more complex, esoteric, difficult to understand (muffled) and give much less leeway in the answers. Why?

March 23, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Robwith1

I just want to agree with you.I have to write them down to remember them.Spanish is so much easier.

March 23, 2018

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

I am curious. I would like to see some examples.

March 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andrew178504

ok, here's one. In the "Materials" section, the first phrase was "Comme du coton?" Context please? Who says that? I put in "Is it like cotton?" and was told that my answer was wrong and the correct answer was "Like cotton?" First of all, I was close enough. Second of all, why have a phrase the translation of which is "Like cotton?" I

March 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andrew178504

The next time I see one, I'll pass it on

March 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andrew178504

Here's' an example "She puts her hands on her ears in order not to hear the noise anymore," Really? In a timed exercise??

April 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andrew178504

Here's another - and the audio is garbled. "Son rouge à lèvres est rouge sang" That was very hard to understand, and the expression "rouge a levres" had never been used before, nor had the expression "rouge sang," and the voice sounds muffled.

April 3, 2018
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