Duolingo Buddies Group

An area with study groups for various languages. Group members help each other, share resources and experience. Study groups are permanent but the members rotate and change.
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poeticsteph
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Posts: 20
Joined: Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:08 am
Languages: Current: English (N), Portuguese (C1), Dutch (A1), Sranan Tongo (beginner)

Future: Saramaccan, Ndyuka, Galician, Haitian Creole (A2), Cape Verdean Creole (A1)

Past: French, Spanish (varied levels), Italian, Latin, Mauritian Creole, Guarani, Lingala, Swahili, Yoruba, Afrikaans, Swedish, Japanese, Bulgarian, Hungarian
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Re: Duolingo Buddies Group

Postby poeticsteph » Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:33 am

Mine is poeticsteph - just like my fórum name.

My Spanish and Portuguese trees are years old, so many branches have fallen.

I started using it for Dutch this year.

I am sporadic with my use - but do Dutch and Portuguese a few times a week. :)
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brilliantyears
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Posts: 381
Joined: Mon Aug 17, 2015 11:52 am
Location: Netherlands
Languages: Dutch, English
Active: Russian (A2), Norwegian (?)
Maintaining: Japanese (JLPT N2~N1), German (?)
Low-key: Ainu, Arabic (A1), Mandarin (A1?)
Probably lost: Korean, French, Latin, classical Manchu
Language Log: viewtopic.php?f=15&t=1104
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Re: Duolingo Buddies Group

Postby brilliantyears » Sat Aug 24, 2019 10:14 pm

My username on Duolingo is _kaas_ :)

I sort of use it on and off. To be honest even after all this time I'm still trying to get used to the new crown system :roll:

Right now I'm using it for some occasional Chinese when I feel like it, and sometimes German. Whenever they add new content I like to test out of Japanese because I can :lol: I think I may start using it to continue with Arabic.
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Russian ½ SC Movies: 50 / 50 Books: 2 / 50
Japanese ½ SC Movies: 50 / 50 Books: 11 / 50
Norwegian Duolingo: 19 / 117

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Deinonysus
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Posts: 553
Joined: Tue Sep 13, 2016 6:06 pm
Location: Boston
Languages:  
• Native: English
• Advanced: French,
   German
• Intermediate:
   Esperanto
• Beginner: Icelandic,
   Italian, Hebrew,
   Japanese, Spanish,
   Danish, Indonesian
Language Log: https://forum.language-learners.org/vie ... =15&t=7581
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Re: Duolingo Buddies Group

Postby Deinonysus » Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:04 am

Latin came out yesterday! It's... supposed to be classical pronunciation, but they're ignoring vowel length and there are no macrons. I don't think they went with nasal vowels, which works have been more authentic. Also, in one of the recordings they pronounced a v as /v/ instead of /w/. Hopefully that's an error and not systemic.

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: 3 / 21 Conversational Navajo Workbook
: 2 / 32 Rosetta Stone Navajo

Aglovale
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Location: Dallas Texas
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Re: Duolingo Buddies Group

Postby Aglovale » Sat Sep 07, 2019 3:47 am

On Duolingo, I am markharris16.
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lavengro
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Posts: 381
Joined: Wed May 24, 2017 1:39 am
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Languages: ENGLISH (N), FRENCH (A2 - conservatively self-estimated), SPANISH (A1 - recklessly self-asserted), ITALIAN (non parlo italiano - yet - but getting closer); CHEWA (tempted...); ITHKUIL (only in my nightmares). GERMAN? 9!!
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Re: Duolingo Buddies Group

Postby lavengro » Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:55 am

I've just noticed that the owl has brought back spaced repetition (now via "cracked" skill indicators).

https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/33937433

I have a few cracked skill units across a few languages, so it appears the update has now rolled out to the web version of duolingo.
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"I talk a lot. So I've learned to just tune myself out."
- Kelly Kapoor

Italian : 176 / 330
German : 43 / 605
French : 80 / 780
Turkish : 31 / 335
Spanish : 2 / 795

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coldrainwater
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Posts: 431
Joined: Sun Jan 01, 2017 4:53 am
Location: Houston, Texas
Languages: EN (N), ES (intermediate), DE (beginner)
Language Log: https://forum.language-learners.org/vie ... =15&t=7636
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Re: Duolingo Buddies Group

Postby coldrainwater » Wed Oct 02, 2019 4:56 am

I was afraid I might awake to broken skill shards strewn about everywhere. Then I read the fine print and realized you have to actually get some of them up to level 5 to trigger the cracks. I think I might be able to lazy my way under the radar for now.
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lildreamsnatcher
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Posts: 38
Joined: Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:54 pm
Location: Poland
Languages: Polish (N), English (C1), Latin (intermediate), Greek (A2), French (beginner)
Language Log: https://forum.language-learners.org/vie ... 45#p145945
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Re: Duolingo Buddies Group

Postby lildreamsnatcher » Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:13 pm

The audio in the Latin course is too horrible for me to handle. Dunno if that's just me being weirdly picky about it?

*sigh* well, I'll treat that as a sign that I should get back to Lingua Latina per se Illustrata :D
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Bex
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Posts: 489
Joined: Thu Sep 15, 2016 7:10 am
Languages: English (N), Spanish (A2)
Language Log: https://forum.language-learners.org/vie ... =15&t=7387
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Re: Duolingo Buddies Group

Postby Bex » Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:39 am

I am nuttyredhead

https://www.duome.eu/nuttyredhead

Haven't used Duolingo for a few years now, I finished the Spanish tree and then did the reverse tree.

I do check in every now and then to see the updates everyone talks about and then usually get bored with it after a couple of days. Seems there's a lot more levels now...
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100 books: 80 / 100
100 films. : 85 / 100

FSI Basic Spanish:
Vol 1 - 01-15: 15 / 15 :D
Vol 2 - 16-30: 4 / 15

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Fuvilensis
Posts: 5
Joined: Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:01 am
Location: Galicia, Spain
Languages: N: Spanish, Galician
C1: English
B1: German
A0: Russian
Language Log: https://forum.language-learners.org/vie ... 15&t=11308
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Re: Duolingo Buddies Group

Postby Fuvilensis » Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:43 am

I'm Sal767989 (my username is random generated, how awkward :lol: )

https://www.duome.eu/Sal767989

I'm studying Russian from Spanish. I had no idea there were different techniques for approaching Duolingo until I read this thread, and I've really liked the pyramidal one. I'll probably stick to that method from now on.
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