What method can I use to make the hour I spend on this programme seem more interesting. I answer the same questions over and over again. I know I shoudnt complain as it is free but each lesson could be interesting if none of the questions were the same. Also the audio at times is very difficult to understand as the Spanish speaker is not speaking clearly. It is very important that the speaker is clear with the pronounciation as we have to translate what is being said.

August 6, 2018


Don't spend the whole hour on one skill.
Move on to the next skill, so that you can practise different words/sentences in one hour.

For me it takes about 10 minutes (maximum) to do a lesson.
If you do 1 lesson per skill, then you can cover 6 skills in one hour.
That makes it less boring.

You can also do the Duolingo Stories and the Tinycards that are linked to those stories..

August 6, 2018

I think its clear. And what you can do to avoid same questions? Do not do the same lessons over and over again until you reach level 5.

Make your lessons to level 2 (lets say about 30 of them) then do them all at once to level 3. Then do another 30 lessons to level 2, then level 3. Then the whole 60 lessons to level 4. etc

August 6, 2018

Follow Duolingo's advice in

you don’t have to get to Level 5 right away!
We in fact recommend you don’t get to Level 5 all in one go.
Level 5 is there to show that you have practiced the words in that skill a ton and probably don’t need further practice on it for quite a while. It’s completely optional. ....
We definitely think we can do a better job of encouraging you not to binge on one skill, .....

My favourite method when every skill has at least "crown level" 1:

  • Use the "skill decay" feature in
    Do only lessons in the skills that have lost their strength (75% or lower) in your unofficial progress page

  • If the App gives too easy exercises then switch to in the browser of your phone/tablet, because there you can choose to type every word instead of tapping on the predefined word banks.

August 7, 2018

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