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

All gold tree .... all gold stories!

So pleased that I've just finished everything! I found some of the skills in level 5 took some time to gild; they were put in at the last update.

June 27, 2020

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

Lucky you! You have just managed to finish before the latest update ( they added 20+ new skills). Good job :)


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

Thank you! It was a real race against time to finish before the new update appeared; do you have it? If so, what do you think?


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

I still have got the old one and 90% of the tree complete. Probably I am not gonna make it before the update. Alors je suis assez jalouse de ta realison :) Tu as bien reussi, felicitations!


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

Well you never know when it's going to appear; if it's just an A/B trial it could be a while. Merci pour vos vœux!


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

Je me demande comment tu te sens avec ton francais maintenant apres avoir termine tout le cours ?


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

Moi aussi, je n'ai pas beaucoup d'occasions de parler en francais. C'est dommage! Mais je suis assez satisfaite du cours de Duo.


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

Je pense que je peux tes bien lire et écrire le français. Cependant, mon parler est faible.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tu.8zPhL323toAjR

I only had level one completed... they've already changed my tree over... 12 more crowns and I get my Owl back


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KateHillie1

this must be to increase engagement ctr on the platform as well as upgrade the course.


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

Congratulations, I wish there were levels above 25, because you would be far above that level!


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

Thank you! It's a long time since I've thought about levels but I can remember feeling a real sense of achievement at reaching level 25. I suppose all gold is the next aim but it takes so much longer that reaching level 25 there should be something in-between to aim for.


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

Congratulations, Sue! I guess it’s time for you to move on to a more advanced course. Have fun learning!


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

Thank you Scott! I agree but am strangely reluctant to leave Duolingo. I'm also learning Spanish and will keep practicing that as I have a long way to go before it's the same level as my French. I may have a look at Clozemaster for French as I've heard that's the next logical step.


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

Sweet! That’s awesome!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KateHillie1

how long did it take you important question and how thorough and did you use other rescources as most other people do?


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

This is the second time I have gilded the tree. I had just got it golden in around December when the tree was updated and I received a lot of new skills. I've been working since then to get it gold again. To get the tree golden the first time took around a year and a half of serious practice. I also use Memrise; their own French course, this is very good. And I try to translate at least one article from Franceinfo every day; I have to use the dictionary a lot as I find there are a lot of words I don't know.


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    bravo ! je suis très loin de ton nivaux ...


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

    merci beaucoup! Vous êtes nouvelle; continuer à pratiquer!


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wDZcD5B4

    Why can't I open a story in set 2 to read even though I've finished stories in set 1. Can someone explain me about that?


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

    Post this question in the troubleshooting forum and hopefully someone will be able to help you.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Miner145269

    @Sue.Kelly Did you write down new words you've learned via dictionary, or do you remeber them straight away?


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

    I didn't write down the new words. I think that one of the great things about Duolingo is the amount of practice you get with new vocabulary. I found that by the time I had got to level 5 in each skill I had practiced the new words so many times I knew them and will hopefully retain them forever.

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