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What can you do after failing the three attempts for mastering a skill?

How can you master the skill after having failed those three attempts?

August 30, 2012

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/SuzyStudySpanish

You can do translations for the subject, repeat your lessons and do lessons on other subjects. :)

August 30, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/csi

Are you talking about testing out of a skill? Testing out of a skill is a shortcut, so if you fail that, it means you don't know the material well enough to take the shortcut. You have to go through the lessons the long way. You don't get points for repeating a lesson because you've already done it and earned the points for it. Does that make sense?

August 30, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/SuzyStudySpanish

Well, by doing those things, you will gain coins on the subject and if you have enough coins, you reach the Master level manually, instead of testing out of it. :)

August 30, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/radh

If you continue to use translations and repeat the refresher, you will eventually master the skill. The testing is just a shortcut.

August 30, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/triolingo

I thank you for your input, but it doesn't answer my question: "How can you master the skill after having failed those three attempts?"

August 30, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/triolingo

I have repeated (today) a lesson from the skill where I have failed the three attempts (yesterday) and I have earned "+0" points for it. Can you explain this?

August 30, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/triolingo

Thank you, csi and radh!

August 30, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/TheIrregularVerb

You just continue doing the lesson until you have gathered a set amount of points or gold coins. Just like it takes a specific amount of coins to "learn" a lesson, it takes a specific amount to "master" it if you don't take the shortcut. So, just repeat the lesson over and over until you have actually "mastered" it as it were.

August 31, 2012
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