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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mike543026

Importance of the lightbulb

Hey guys, I've been on Duolingo for a while now and just wanted to mention the importance of the lightbulb before you go into a lesson.

Its only been the last couple of levels that I've noticed it being there and just thought it's worth mentioning for anyone that hasn't noticed it yet I know it would have helped me out loads if I had noticed it before!

January 17, 2019

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

It is very helpful, indeed.

January 17, 2019

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

Absolutely correct. A lot of effort has gone into the tips and notes. It's best to take advantage of that.

January 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Animallover5548

Why is this important. It sounds interesting but what is the purpose?

January 17, 2019

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

The lightbulb links to notes and tips, which explain certain concepts you will encounter in that skill slot.

January 17, 2019

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

Mike, thanks for reminding me about the light bulb. Not used it for ages. Have a lingot.

Edit: Just using the lightbulb now! Its just explained something I wasnt' sure about. Thanks Mike. Toma otro lingot!

January 18, 2019

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

I haven't seen lessons with lightbulbs available in a while. did they go away?

January 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sebbo19763

When I was Duolingoing last summer, there were only a handful of them. Now there appears to be one for every skill.

January 18, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SGuthrie0

They are still there. I just reviewed one yesterday.

January 19, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hjh414399

Yes, the lightbulb gives you access to grammar, notes, tips on the lesson to come. The "key" allows you access to try your skill at testing out to a higher level. Not easy but a good test to give you an idea of your skill level!

January 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/1Pcmyhrt

I notice that the "lightbulb" goes away once you've looked at it or got so far into the lesson. I didn't get one on "Shopping 3" (if I did, it disappeared). Is there a way to get it back?

January 20, 2019
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