https://www.duolingo.com/Jamanfi

How about giving us the answer if we run out of time in practice mode...

Spent too much time thinking of the answer only for the practice to end and then not give me the answer. Quite unhelpful.

5 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/daveedelsalsa

I would like a review page that shows all questions and the correct answers ;)

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ArturoPerezM

Yeah, like at the end, when the list of words practiced appears, there should also be a list where it shows you your answers and the correct one, so we can autoevaluate ourselfs and see where our leaks are.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bzv
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There is "show my answer" link in the upper right corner that you can click on to see the correct answer when you run out of hearts.

edit: this link only shows when you practice without a timer.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/gspm

The timer is a pain. Get one wrong to start and it becomes a typing race.

I would prefer to have the option for the practice run until you get 10 correct, for example.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ArturoPerezM

This has helped my typing speed improve gratly XD

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jindr004
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As auturoperezm points out, the speed trial is a spelling practice that rewards you for accuracy. This is really good for ingraining spelling, word order, and conjugations I feel.

The function you ask for is already there. If you want an untimed session of the material, try the button to the left that allows you to move through a review lesson without a timer.

Or do you mean staying in a practice until you have ten correct answers? It isn't a bad idea, but since you can already do untimed practice I don't see that it adds much.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/gspm

Ah yes, the untimed practice. I guess I prefer the timed practice where you can jump in and don't have to commit to a full practice session - and in a full practice you can end up with nothing (no points gained) if you miss three times.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jindr004
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That is a good point. There are always the translation sections for no risk points, but there is no outside check. I see what you mean now, and am convinced it could be a nice addition to the program.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/gspm

An even easier tweak might to be only give multiple choice questions when the timer is below 5 seconds.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/daveedelsalsa

I am not sure why there is resistance to have a summary page showing all questions I missed with correct answers - after the time runs out ... leave everything the same and the new feature can be optional so the purist can just skip it ... however I would like to see what I missed and learn from it

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Whiterun

I agree with this. Time runs out and it doesn't give you the answer.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/liamspalmer

Oh yes...a real improvement if you can do this...really frustrating to almost get the answer and not know if you were right...

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PhilipJollans

I totally agree, this is annoying. Four years after the original comment it has not been modified.

If the time is running out, you might as well just hit return with an incomplete answer. That way you will probably see the correct answer, but of course it is a stupid trick.

8 months ago
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