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https://www.duolingo.com/AdeleAdell

I'm so frustrated.

I love this app. I have it on an iPad. I went through Basics 1 and Pharases, then Basics 2 fairly quickly (I have a little background), but I am stuck on Basics 2. All I get is the review icon over and over again. I can't get to Food, clothing, etc. I'm reallty bored with practicing the same few words and sentences just in a different format. Does anyone know if this is a glitch, or I am supposed to do something to "open" up the next circle? If I can't, there's no point in going on. I've sent in a request to DuoLingo, but have not ehard anything back at all. Thanks!!!

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/AdeleAdell

Oh my stars cesar and karint, I don't know how I missed that! I don't know what I thought 2/3 meant! How silly of me. Thanks a bunch. I completed it and have the others open for me. I have been doing the same strengthening since day 2!!! I can't wait to continue. Again, thanks for helping me out.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kina.7

So glad you're moving ahead! =)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/karint
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Hi AdeleAdell, glad you're enjoying the app! I took a look at your account and you need to finish Lesson 3 of Common Phrases to continue to the next row. As ceaer said, you have to complete every skill on a row before the next row unlocks. Happy learning!:)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ceaer
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Looking at your activity stream, it looks like you have completed Basics 1 and Basics 2, but not Phrases. Have you done all the lessons within the Phrases unit? There are three. Do all of them have a checkmark in the corner? If not, complete the lessons that are missing that checkmark.

You have to complete (or test out of) every skill on a horizontal row before the next row opens up. In Spanish, the first row is just Basics 1; once you finish that, the row with Basics 2 and Phrases opens up. Once you finish both of those, then the row with Food, Animals, and Plurals opens up, and so on and so forth.

Edited to add: This is the sequence on the website. I don't know if the app differs at all. I haven't used the app.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cdomgermany

I have the same problem. In German however I only see TWO lessons in the Phrases unit and they both have the green checkmark. HELP!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ceaer
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Sorry, I'm not familiar with the German tree setup. If everything is checkmarked and the next lesson isn't opening I would post in the Troubleshooting forum or maybe the English/German forum to see if anyone else has had the same problem.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cdomgermany

Thanks, man. You wouldn'e have the link there for those forums, would you?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ceaer
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This is the troubleshooting one: https://www.duolingo.com/topic/647

The English/German forum should be listed for you as a subscribed forum automatically, check under the "Discussion" tab: https://www.duolingo.com/discussion

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kina.7

Have you passed Basics 2? You shouldn't have to do anything special to move on if you have. Maybe try from the website to see if it's just an app thing. Or maybe delete and reinstall the app?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KatarzynaMak
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Make sure you're connected to the internet... Because when you're offline you cannot get the new lessons...

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AdeleAdell

Kina7 I cannot get passed Basics 2. It just continues to have me do the practice over and over. I have tried it on the website. It is the same. I deleted and reinstalled the app and it still brings me to the same spot. I'm going up a level but, always with the same phrases/words. And I can't get to the next circle which is food. KaterinaMak, Yes I am connected to the internet when doing the lesson.

And if I try to the practice on the website, I'm getting sentences and words I haven't had because I have the same words over and over.

Any other suggestions? I love it, but I'm ready to give up on it.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7
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Hi AdeleAdell,

Could you post a screenshot so we can see what's going on?

4 years ago