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Translation choice

I'm just wondering, would it be possible to get a feature where we can choose to have all the questions translating in one direction? For example all 20 questions in a practice are French > English, or all 20 questions are English > French, instead of it being a mix of both.

I ask because I am finding that when I do a lesson or a practice I mostly get French > English (or German > English.) I thought it was a fluke at first, but I started keeping tally as I went through the lessons and found on average its about 70% Foreign Language > English questions. The most recent practice I did had 14 french > english and 6 english > french questions. As a result I find translating into English easy, but I find translating into the foreign language a lot harder and need more practice, but there are fewer questions to do so!

I know when you get advanced there is the immersion section of the site, but as a beginner that isn't really an option. Being able to choose to just do English > French would be great.

May 7, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/joser.vargasr

you are right and anyway in the inmersion section you have to translate from french to english only. One way around is to select (je parle francais et je veux apprendre anglais) in the settings in that case you can have what you want with the disadvantage that they teach you the english grammar, but in that case the inmersion section is from english to french.

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