[LMB] Duolingo, was SF Inventions I want

Louann Miller domelouann at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 00:41:00 BST 2020

I've been using Duolingo for Spanish for about five years, mostly on the
free settings. Sometimes I mix it up by using a second program, MemRise.
Doing consistent daily bits of study seems to suit me. I can read the
language pretty well now, although native speakers still go by pretty fast
for me.

On Wed, Sep 9, 2020 at 3:21 PM Kalina Varbanova <kikibug13 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 9, 2020 at 11:14 PM Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Is anyone else here using duolingo?
> > Is it a case of "you get what you pay for" or does it really work?
> >
> I have been doing (slowly and at my own pace) their Mandarin course and I'm
> almost done with it. While I can't say I have anywhere near enough
> vocabulary to start reading, I am certainly at the stage of catching words
> and phrases when I listen to Chinese dramas and even some texts. For a 2k
> ish words vocab course, my knowledge is about where I expect it, if that
> helps?

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