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

Am I the only one who does this?

So I've seen a lot of people talk about completing the tree and then getting gold - I always make sure to get each chapter to crown level 5 before moving on to the next one. If I don't do that much practice, I feel like the chapter doesn't stick. Am I the only one who does this?

August 16, 2018

24 Comments


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

Thanks everyone! I feel a bit better now

August 16, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rizu-Chan

Not at all, after all repetition is what really helps things to stick. A lot of people rush it because they want to see the level display in their posts and profile, but that doesn't mean they actually retained or understood the lessons most of the time.

Just stick to whatever method works for you and that makes you comfortable while learning. :)

August 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TigerTV.ru

I agree with you.

August 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rev-pressley

That's a great way to go about it. The lessons get harder and you have to answer more questions in each lesson as the tree goes on. I am trying to become fluent in Spanish and French so the way you are completing each chapter in full is the same as I do. I also practice each chapter with the timed practice before moving on to the next chapter, It can be tedious but I think it's the best way.

In Polish and Romanian I jump around a lot more to learn new words and pronunciations rather than following the stricter way. Hope that helps Good Luck!!!

August 16, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TigerTV.ru

You are not alone

I have something between. I learn little new info (crown level 0) every day and do more repeating with previous leaves.

August 16, 2018

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

Not at all. I do that as well. Even if I'm on level 3 and I feel I understand it, I will eventually forget it sooner if I just advance to the next lesson. Going to level 5 helps me to kind of remember phrases better without thinking about them because of the constant repetition so I sound more natural when I eventually talk to people.

August 16, 2018

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    Whatever works for you. I honestly get bored with just unlocking unit after unit without really learning things well enough to remember them the next day. So I tend to make sure I practice things in a unit to where I feel I get it before moving on.

    August 16, 2018

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

    Lol, I thought the same thing at first until I saw some peeps say they did the same as you (and me). I enjoy making myself get each chapter or Hiragana 1 -2-3-4-5-etc to lvl 5. Currently my Hiragana chapter 1 is lvl 4, but I made the mistake of starting chapter 2 early. I'm going back to get it to lvl 5 then I'll move on

    August 16, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Food.Gasam

    dont wory i do it to

    August 17, 2018

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

    I usually unlock all of it unless it's a simple and repetitive lesson.

    August 16, 2018

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

    I do the same, you are not alone! The fellings you described about not having the lessons firmly sitcked if the level 5 is not reached are the same as mine.

    August 16, 2018

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

    Not at all!! actually I am doing that in Chinese becasue I need to stick with it (for school). I think it is a great way to keep the language in yourself to go get gold. And even you get gold, you can still practice it. Which is a great thing. がんばって!

    August 16, 2018

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

    I got bored with the lower levels and tested out of them very quickly but I've had to slow down further down the tree to make sure that I fully understand the sentence construct instead of whisking through them based on short term recognition. On days that I don't feel like learning something new, I'd practice the lower levels to refresh what I've learnt.

    August 17, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Joe598286

    I go about it on a similar fashion, I finish every lesson that I have by bringing it to full crown, then I unlock like 2-4 more lessons and focus on geting them all to full crown before moving to the next group of 2-4 lessons, I often retake tests on many lessons I have finished too just to keep them fresh

    August 17, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/varkentje123

    I don't think you should do that. I'm afraid lessons won't stick that way, as you won't get to repeat them.

    August 17, 2018

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

    But you do need to repeat them to get them to lvl 5. You can always review the lesson too...

    August 17, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dante-uchiha

    I think you're doing the right thing, it's necessary to get the desired result

    August 18, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/samueljr91

    its a good and slow idea.

    August 18, 2018

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

    Same here. I'll take a long time to turn my tree into gold again.

    August 18, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SupBlue24

    Youre definitely not alone in that

    August 20, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Diamondkey414

    no i do this to however i only go upto about 3 or 4

    August 27, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bananajeff22

    no i do the same i feel like i understand the material better

    August 28, 2018

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

    I keep repeating a tree until it's impossible for me to get it wrong then i move onto the next tree.

    April 29, 2019

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Leo358607

    no

    August 29, 2019
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