https://www.duolingo.com/TLvop

Immersion

I suppose this is less troubleshooting and more a general question. I can't seem to find an explanation as to how the Immersion section works.

I am an English speaker studying German. Am I supposed to translate/check the translation of German into English, or am I supposed to translate the English into German? It's not very clear what text is from the original document and what is from users.

Also, what is the etiquette? I don't just want to jump into someone else's translation if that is rude, especially as someone new to (and probably pretty bad at) German.

March 8, 2015

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/AnIsAPandah

Okay...

When you open an article: there should be a top bar that looks something like this:

You can choose the "Translate" or "Proofread" sections to translate. I'd prefer the Proofread section.

As for your other questions:

And you can click "Contributers" to find out who else is translating this article.

Hope this helps!

March 8, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/remoonline

Adding the Duolingo immersion wiki link for reference.
http://duolingo.wikia.com/wiki/Immersion

March 8, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/TLvop

Ah, I didn't realize there was a wiki! Thank you!

March 9, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/TLvop

Yeah I'd looked around and seen all of that, I was just at a loss for how to contextualize it :). With the wiki and things I'll try again. Thanks so much!

March 9, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/wataya

You should only translate into a language you're well acquainted with. So in your case, translating German texts into English seems the best way to do it.

March 8, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/TLvop

Thank you!

March 9, 2015

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