With the (forced) crown update, how can I study a specific lesson first?


With the crown update, I am forced to learn all the sentences in one go. I just want to practice one lesson first before moving on. At least this gives my brain a bit of rest instead of forcing myself to memorize a long list of sentences.

Is it still possible to learn just one lesson first?

April 8, 2018


Go to a lesson from the crowns view, and remove the number and slash at the end. For example, I would go to and remove the "/1" to give

April 8, 2018

Thanks! What about when I use the app?


Links don't work anymore (Yes, I changed /de/ to /ja/). It forwards me to the duolingo home page.

More update:

But it create a session that contain all the lessons instead of a specific one. Probably it does what the practice button do.

April 8, 2018

Something buggy here:

I'm crown level 2 on this skill, so I've certainly completed it, and why does it say it has eight lessons when it actually has four?

April 8, 2018

Most probably a left over function after the migration.

April 8, 2018

Could it mean there are (or will someday be) more lessons visible in that skill at higher crown levels? I noticed this discrepancy earlier too, but haven't yet looked into it at all.

* update *
OK, I realise now that the number of lessons it says is simply just a mix-up with it using the number of times you're required to do the skill to earn the next crown.

I'm crown level 3 on that "Introduction 3" skill. It says my current crown level progress for this skill is 0/12, and on the skill page it instead says "Lesson 1 of 12" for me.

April 8, 2018

Ah; that makes sense. Unfortunately this means the lessons are inaccessible, though, so one might as well just do them via crowns. Putting numbers on the end no longer appears to result in that number lesson as used to be the case, but the next crown-repetition drill; there seems to be absolutely no means to repeat a given lesson as it first appeared.
At least it's a way to see the vocabulary.

April 9, 2018

Thanks, this gives me some interesting ideas

April 8, 2018

I have this new system a genuine try but it's just ruining the experience for me because of this. I have a harder time learning some specific things and the crown level difficulty is not the way for me to properly go over those key weaknesses I have.

Awful new system.

April 11, 2018

I found some ways to counter some of the Crowns update issues - summarized here:

April 8, 2018

It is a big problem to me too.

April 10, 2018
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