https://www.duolingo.com/micabhlu

Learning English from French!

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I just noticed that this option has been added. Thanks, Duolingo!

Also, I have a question: I'm only halfway through the French course, so would it be advisable for me to do both simultaneously?

May 3, 2013

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/olimo
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What is your native language? I'm a little confused with the fact that you learn French through English and now want to learn English through French.

May 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/micabhlu
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Filipino/Tagalog, though I learned English first, and I'm exposed to both languages every day.

By the way, I noticed you have a 94-day streak. That's amazing! Congratulations on that. I find it rather motivating to see.

May 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/olimo
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I don't think taking both courses simultaneously would do you any harm. Try it :-)

However, I think your English is quite good as it is (definitely enough to comminicate in discussions and learn French through English), so probably you won't learn much from Duolingo English course.

Thanks, I'm glad if I motivate someone :-)

May 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Mallowigi
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Also, this can be a great reward to be sure that you understand the language you learnt. Learning from the courses from the language itself (say French) skip a lot of things such as the english pronunciation or some english expressions. Even for someone whose English is the mother tongue there can still be things they weren't wary about or simply that they forgot.

I'm learning Portuguese mainly and after reaching the level 10, I tried to do the other way around, and guess what, it was harder than I thought!

May 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/micabhlu
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I tried it too, and I found that I couldn't even get through the test on the first lock! Seems I need more practice.

May 5, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/babeED

Hey! I am learning French from English and my native language is English What about others? I know a little bit of Filipino also. A family friend of ours, who I consider a sister, is from the Philippians. What part of the Philippians are your from micabhlu?

May 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/micabhlu
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Sorry, I didn't see this reply! I'm near Manila. (:

September 29, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/-MattG-
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*Philippines = Las Islas Filipinas/Les Iles du Philipin

September 29, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/1km
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It is useful to do French - English even if you are learning French. You still get practice typing in both languages, different lessons and you can translate articles into French - if you dare.

I'm learning French btw, not English!

May 3, 2013
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