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

Timer

What are the uses of the timer in the shop?

April 15, 2019

4 Comments


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

You can buy "timed practice." Afterwards, when you click the "practice" link beside your tree (on the desktop version) you're given the option of practicing with a timer. You must answer quickly, because the clock is ticking. A correct answer gives you a little extra time on the timer.

It's just a way to make practice more like a game and less like drudgery.

April 15, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CoolBoy152

The timer is to time yourself when you do a practice test. Use it if you are training to translate faster.

April 15, 2019

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

Hi TheSilentOneYT,

Could you relocate this discussion in the “Troubleshooting" forum? Which is the place meant for such discussion ("How Duo works?", "What is/How works this or that feature/thing?", etc.). Thx!

To relocate it (*), edit your original post then select said forum in the drop-down menu on top-left of the edition area (see here for details).

(*) /!\ please, don’t create a new one /!\

Have a look to this short guide to help you knowing where to post your (future) discussions on Duolingo’s forums.

April 15, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Thomas.Heiss

A little warning ahead:
If you buy it from the lingot store, you cannot revert your choice.

Some people do not like it, and Duolingo basically asks you on every exercise with that multiple-choice selection what it shall start: normal vs timed

The code for "timed practice" also has been tweaked by staff and now it got much harder, even if you are on the L1-L3 crown levels.
Sometimes it is really tough to get any XPs.

April 16, 2019
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