Stop the mistakes!!!!
There are sooo many mistakes in the new system. I’m sick of being marked wrong for mistakes I didn’t make, losing health and taking way more time. I’ve completely given up learning German and Italian. Just don’t have the time!
Health and Crowns do not seem to mix well. Health is an A/B test - I don't have it on my iOS device (thank goodness!).
You can use the website instead of the app, or you could try this and see if it is useful: https://support.duolingo.com/hc/en-us/articles/360002594392-Since-Crowns-were-launched-can-I-still-earn-Health-by-practicing-
It is advisable in what this issue is about, to not make a separate post for each individual issue you come across. However to do as per the advice below: :
- Report problems with a particular sentence, when you are in that sentence. https://support.duolingo.com/hc/en-us/articles/204752124-How-do-I-report-a-problem-with-a-sentence-or-translation-
If you have an issue with a particular course, to report that in the relevant forum for that course . i.e. please read : https://support.duolingo.com/hc/en-us/articles/204752064-How-do-I-report-an-issue-with-the-course-
Angela I has posted again. The question/picture was "the tree". The only answer it would accept was "1 arbe". it has now come up again but has been corrected to "l'arbe". It was clearly a typo in the answer. So I'm happy that it has been corrected but still find numerous errors annoying - especially losing health because of them. Especially just recently where answers in English are not accepted only answers in American English. For example we English use "bath(s)" , but some answers only work with "bathtub(s)". Which hasn't been used in the UK since the 18 century. Similarly lots of issues with "pants" and "trousers" - between English and American English.
Thank you for letting me know. I get fed up with losing health because of them. I have started using the web version as well as IPad as there does not seem to be any health problems.
I agree with the American English problem. My main language is Spanish and I had finished the tree a couple of months ago, and was deemed to be 60+ fluent. I am currently in Spain and nobody will listen to my Spanish - they all want to try out their English. However, I am constantly told to have a nice day,!
No problem, I should have been clearer with the question. I tried to learn German for two years whilst living in Zurich and failed for the exact same reason as your present difficulties. Many Swiss wouldn't speak German to me as they said that theirs wasn't good enough! I'd go into a shop and ask for something only for the shop assistant to reply in English and want to practice themselves. I also found that the conversations were really short if I persevered in German as they lost interest.
I live in Toronto Ontario Canada. We have 140 language groups and a large newcomer population. I think they must brainwash all ESL students with this 'Have a Nice day' nonsense. I feel sorry for them because they have obviously not been advised of the correct context in which that over used phrase is appropriate.
I feel that the heath is intact not very helpful what so every, as both a Laptop User and a mobile user I think it is terrible. The best thing to do is do write an email or go to the duolingo support where I'm sure they would be happy to help. Most importantly stay determined with your language!
I understand what you mean. I am learning Spanish but I get marked wrong all the time for things that should be accepted as correct. Usually they are very insignificant words and yes, I am also getting a little sick of it. In fact, today, I changed my settings to casual learner. I will still be using Duolingo but I will be encompassing more apps to broaden my learning experience and Duolingo definitely has its shortcomings. It has helped me a great deal though, but they need to tweak things.