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How to increase your vocabulary on Duolingo

DonCoelhone
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I've been on Duolingo for a couple of weeks now, and the site says I've learned 1397 words of English.

Given that my vocabulary is much broader than that, does Duolingo offer tests for you to expand your vocabulary (or otherwise allow the user to increase his current vocabulary number)?

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Puddleglum
Puddleglum
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I'm not sure about their wordcount, but you could just try doing their translation exercises to expand your vocabulary, or practicing your English with other speakers. But, your vocabulary seems excellent, what kind of words are you looking to learn? More technical terms or the like?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DonCoelhone
DonCoelhone
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Well, to be honest I wasn't looking to learn new vocabulary per se. It was more of a question related to how the Duolingo system works.

Your answer was actually very helpful. As far as English goes, I'm going to stick to the translations from now on, I'm finding them to be a lot of fun : )

Thanks!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Puddleglum
Puddleglum
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Duolingo aims to get you functionally fluent in the language by teaching you the major grammar concepts and around 2000 words of the language, which is generally what you need to speak and read most of the language. Everything else is up to you. I'm glad you're enjoying English!

4 years ago