https://www.duolingo.com/KimT13

I can't be finished!!

I finished my Irish tree yesterday. Instead of being happy it felt kind of sad. I appreciate all the work that went into the program and I learned a lot. But I have SO much more to learn. What comes next?

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Knocksedan

I finished my tree a couple of weeks ago, but I'm still going back over it, because I'm till making mistakes (and I want to get to a 3 digit streak :-)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KristenDQ
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Maybe you could try doing a reverse tree?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IvanLumi
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And what is that?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Macjory
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Irish doesn't appear to have a reverse tree. But say that you were learning German as a native English speaker. (English—>German). The reverse tree would be to learn English from German (German—>English). You can do this from your profile: click on 'Add a language' then click on 'all languages' and the entire list of combinations of languages will be shown. The point of doing the reverse tree is that it will give you more practice, and a chance to write German sentences that you have translated from English.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Knocksedan

For better or worse, there aren't any Irish speakers using DuoLingo to learn how to speak English, so there isn't likely to be a reverse tree anytime soon.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IvanLumi
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Thanks. That's quite interesting.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
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What would you like to do next?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KimT13

I would like to learn enough Irish to at least be able to read books. Right now I am stuck on a book that was written for 8 to 11 year olds. I can get through about 2/3rds of it before I get to a sentence that just goes over my head.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
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Then it seems like you’re already doing what comes next — you’ve started an activity that will take you closer to your goal of reading Irish books. If you find a particular sentence in your current book confusing, perhaps people here would be able to help shed light on it.

3 years ago
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