https://www.duolingo.com/AniChan159

New but not discouraged

I've been using Duolingo for about two weeks now. And I have to say it is a lot of fun. I've always wanted to learn German, and one of my friends gave me directions here. Best decision ever. I've been trying to keep up on daily lessons, but it's difficult. Though I'm not about to put it away. And for anyone else new reading this, I know the road to learning your target language seems difficult. But give it time, and keep up the effort. Because you won't learn without trying.

Good luck out there guys.

6 days ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/EmmaLouG
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Keep it up! The greatest satisfaction is when you are able to read your first material outside Duolingo, no matter how small it is.

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/David904136

The old German Cultural Graded Readers were excellent. A quick check on eBay shows several at reasonable prices. And some at not so reasonable prices :)

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JohnnySkin
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Great advice! Also, I have picked up several things like this at local library sales for pennies on the dollar.

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/David904136

I got mine back in the nineties and they were long out of print then. I'd forgotten about them until just now.

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sea-mist

hi David, what search terms did you use on ebay to find these? I was not able to find any old readers.

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/David904136

German Cultural Graded Reader

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sguthrie1

Wow, Interesting. I have a number of them from my father stored away in a closet.
I'll have to post them on Ebay. I sure hate to throw them away!

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/David904136

You can mail them to me as a last resort.

I'll pay the postage. :)

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ac.santos
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Viel Gl├╝ck!

I won't lie, it is tough. And there were days that I was really struggling, but it's incredibly satisfying to come back after a day or two and find out that things just suddenly clicked.

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HorseCrazyGal

Thanks good luck to you too!:) Learning German is fun!:)

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Thomas_Wesley
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Same to you! It keeps getting easier the more you do it.

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalViolet01

Good luck and enjoy!

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/zohar.sh

Thats very encouraging , thank you and good luck to you too!

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Allysa62583
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have fun with german! grammar can be very challenging, but i think it is a very fun language!

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/joshhiltabidel

Good luck!

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Rastislav_Learns

All luck to you )

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sguthrie1

Sehr Gut! (About all I remember of my German from many years ago.)

Just keep at it one day at a time. I am just about to complete all the 2nd levels on my Spanish tree. Been at it about a year.

Guten nacht.

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sea-mist

"Gute Nacht"

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CardinalsFan12

U too

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/brian968059

You've reached level 10 in two weeks, you're doing amazing, keep it up.

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WinterSoldier.

Don't get discouraged. It isn't all about streaks and numbers its about how much you are taking away from the language learning experience. Thats what counts! Happy learning!

3 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sea-mist

German is very challenging, I've been working on it here for about a year. best luck

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/.bunniment.

Good luck! I was on Duo for a couple months in the summer, took a break, and now I'm back! I've been learning again for 3 and a half weeks now, and I was surprised to find how much I remembered! Always stay positive!

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sea-mist

you got to a level 19 in only a few months? It's taken me a year to get to level 19.

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/unicorn4127

love that profile picture

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HimbeereMaus

Good luck!

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Smarties_

Never give up! Although German can be hard but once you get use to it, you cant go back. :) Even wth learning latin in school now, my tongue sits uncomfortably in my mouth because of german, but its also satisfying to know the progress. study daily, speak early on and try your hardest.

4 days ago
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