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Offline Quack

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Duolingo
« on: May 03, 2018, 08:08:20 PM »
Anyone else use this?

I'm on day 428.  Spanish only at the moment.  I want to be competent at it first before I move onto another language.

But I've tried to learn other languages before and failed. So I'm quite pleased that I've kept this up.

So who else uses it? What languages? What's your experience of it?


Offline Oso

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Re: Duolingo
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2018, 06:37:20 AM »
I used this while I was learning Spanish last year. I found it quite good for getting a little bit of practice in everyday in a relatively short time & it did motivate me. I’ve heard other people say it can sometimes be inaccurate but I wouldn’t know because my Spanish still needs a lot more work.

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Re: Duolingo
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2018, 09:14:45 AM »
I made the mistake of linking my progress to my son's, for Spanish, a few years ago. I went too fast which demotivated him :-[

I haven't got time at the moment to work on my Spanish, but maybe I could brush up my Italian  :D

It's not perfect but it's fun and motivating, which is good.

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Re: Duolingo
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2018, 11:13:32 AM »
Th OU do some quite good short free online language courses that I found really useful.