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I'm not advancing, even though I have mastered the lessons

Is anyone else getting stuck? I have Mastered the first 5 lessons and have reached the 7th level, but the next lesson with the balloons is still locked...any suggestions?

September 1, 2012



I just looked at your skill tree, and the next section should be unlocked. You should put in feedback, and maybe repost this with a title of "BUG" so hopefully someone can see it and fix it for you.


If you take a look at the requirements for the lesson with the balloons ("Plurals") it shows a unit called "Common Phrases" that you have to finish first. I don't know how to get to that unit though, I think I finished it simply by doing translations.


Same problem here. I'll post if I figure it out.


@Karunacompass, you do not seem to have that problem. You Basics 1 and in your skill tree Basics 2 and Phrases are unlocked, just as it should be.


Sorry, I wasn't specific. I've done lessons 1-3 and all of the translations in lesson 4. It gave me the "You've completed this lesson!" window, but now it won't let me move on. All of the translations have a green check mark by them, but lesson 5 isn't open. I don't know what to do next.


@Karunacompass: The translations are not linked to specific lessons. You cannot complete a lesson by doing translations. You have to complete the lesson itself.

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