https://www.duolingo.com/BlakeVines

Time it takes to complete a language tree?

Hi, I have a couple of questions for anyone who has completed a language tree:

1.) How many total hours does it take to finish a tree?

2.) What happens when you complete a tree? Do you then work strictly in immersion?

I'm currently beginning the Spanish tree. My end-goal is to be able to read Don Quixote in Spanish. I'm excited and really curious how long it will be before I'm able to competently attempt it. Thanks for your help!

7/14/2013, 1:54:00 PM

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https://www.duolingo.com/ziggKogg
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It all depends on the individual's learning style, patience, determination, willingness to learn and time.

7/14/2013, 2:16:42 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/oktaya
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As you proceed you will notice that it is time for Practice in your previous chapters. I am assuming that is what you do after a while, practice. I would like to know which level a speaker would be at after completing a tree (rather than how long it takes which I don't really care much about).

7/14/2013, 9:42:51 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/danwizard2013

takes 3-4 months to complete the tree apparently, but I doubt it will all be well known by that time, you will probably still need to go back and practice parts.

7/15/2013, 1:05:20 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/ashiplo
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It varies a lot from person to person, though. I've seen people with huge streaks/points who are still steadily working on it most of a year later, and others who've finished it in a matter of weeks.

Either way, I agree that you have to keep practising the older lessons, even after your tree is complete.

7/15/2013, 3:19:16 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/Jibrah

I'd say you could do it pretty quickly if you don't take any practice time between lessons. (assuming you don't need to) I sometimes spend a week between lessons just hitting the Practice All button, or playing around in immersion. I'm taking my time, trying to really learn it. If you complete the tree, there is still much more to learn, and immersion is a great way to be exposed to new words.

7/15/2013, 12:52:32 PM
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