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

Why Thirty Seconds?

I'm much more rushed in doing a thirty-second practice than I was in a forty-five second practice, and I'm finding that I don't do as well. Real conversation - or real reading, since I don't think that Duolingo gives me much of a conversational basis - allows much more leeway in time allowed. You folks started off with forty-five seconds. Why did you lessen the time allowed?

November 25, 2012

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

We were actually running an experiment with multiple start times, and found that 30 seconds did best on average.


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

Maybe it's an idea to make a setting of this, for us slow-wits who still want to compete with ourselves?

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