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by dakanga
Wed Dec 07, 2022 12:46 am
Forum: Random Thoughts
Topic: Math on Duolingo
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Australia

Re: Math on Duolingo

This is what Duolingo says about its maths app : https://blog.duolingo.com/duolingo-launches-math-app/ We have two options for new learners when they download the app. Students can focus on elementary math, which covers classroom topics, or adults can focus on brain training, which strengthens menta...
by dakanga
Tue Dec 06, 2022 11:03 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: You use a different name to the one I use. Why?
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Australia

Re: You use a different name to the one I use. Why?

Thank you for adding to my knowledge @Corinnebelle . This is new to me.

by dakanga
Mon Dec 05, 2022 9:44 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: You use a different name to the one I use. Why?
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Australia

Re: You use a different name to the one I use. Why?

Do you know anything about the history of why these different/diverse names have been chosen to be used, instead of calling them, according to the name the people who live there/speak that language that they use to describe themselves ?

by dakanga
Sun Dec 04, 2022 1:59 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Do you translate peoples names ?
Replies: 75
Views: 1911
Australia

Re: Do you translate peoples names ?

This also brings me to the controversial issue of differing names for also a geographical place, group of people, language or dialect . To this end, as this issue is a big topic - worthy of its own discussion, I have created another post about Endonym vs Exonym at : https://forum.duome.eu/viewtopic....
by dakanga
Sun Dec 04, 2022 1:56 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: You use a different name to the one I use. Why?
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Australia

You use a different name to the one I use. Why?

Following on from the discussion Do you translate peoples names ? , is the issue of Endonym vs Exonym. Endonym / Exonym Endonym : native name for a geographical place, group of people, individual person , language or dialect, Exonym : a name used by outsiders to refer to an ethnic, racial, or social...
by dakanga
Fri Dec 02, 2022 11:06 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Do you translate peoples names ?
Replies: 75
Views: 1911
Australia

Re: Do you translate peoples names ?

I have just listened to a recent interview with ABC journalist Phil Kafcaloudes Who recently did a survey about people changing their name. And summarized the results of for his survey, of why people changed their names as : convenience (spelling simplicity) acceptance (easier to get a job) fear of ...
by dakanga
Thu Dec 01, 2022 7:09 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: XP only 50 XP instead of 90 XP
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Australia

Re: XP only 50 XP instead of 90 XP

Luis Van Ahn has said recently (12 days ago) Hi everyone, I'm Luis! You may not realize that I read this subreddit every day :) I'm happy to answer any questions you may have! ref So if you have something that hopefully may be read, and could be responded to by Duolingo, that might be the place to d...
by dakanga
Thu Dec 01, 2022 6:00 am
Forum: French
Topic: Course 175 Path
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Australia

Re: Course 175 Path

⏫ Unit 150 Talk about technology, use the gerund B2 0 WORDS 150-1 Review words and grammar taught across levels PRACTICE 150-2 Review words and grammar taught across levels PRACTICE 150-3 Review words and grammar taught across levels PRACTICE 150-4 Review words and grammar taught across levels PRAC...
by dakanga
Thu Dec 01, 2022 1:12 am
Forum: Chinese (Mandarin)
Topic: Chinese lessons being added?
Replies: 14
Views: 355
Australia

Re: Chinese lessons being added?

It may also be worth checking : https://www.lingodeer.com/learn-languages/cn/en/learn-chinese-online I have just recently heard about it, and in the reviews, they come up quite favorable, with greater focus on teaching Grammar, and how the language works. I have not used it myself. So - I can not pe...
by dakanga
Thu Dec 01, 2022 12:46 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Big changes coming to a Duolingo home screen near you!
Replies: 354
Views: 19709
Australia

Re: Big changes coming to a Duolingo home screen near you!

I am not so sad about that. That you need to pay money to get access to Leagues Leagues - can be a motivating and kudos incentive for some, that assist their learning. And is something people can buy and give a gift of to someone else. And I am proud of this community for hopefully making it a reali...
by dakanga
Wed Nov 30, 2022 10:55 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Il s'avère que...
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Australia

Re: Il s'avère que...

Reading this for a second time, I will be referencing to this post, from one of the appropriate "Story" index posts.

This is a GREAT TIP !

Thank you @Jim606185 !

by dakanga
Wed Nov 30, 2022 7:58 pm
Forum: French
Topic: French Tree Change 11-28 930 pm -1030 pm NYC time
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Australia

Re: French Tree Change 11-28 930 pm -1030 pm NYC time

My Schools account has also now flicked back to the 199 unit course this morning. So my schools account, and my other account are now back to the 199 unit course. I don't know know what Duolingo is testing, as they also carry out hundreds of different A/B tests through all the courses. And they rely...
by dakanga
Wed Nov 30, 2022 9:54 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: Il s'avère que...
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Australia

Re: Il s'avère que...

This is what I believe is the link that is relevant to this discussion :

https://www.academie-francaise.fr/le-co ... a-covid-19

And also perhaps this one :
https://www.academie-francaise.fr/othilie-p-c-autriche

by dakanga
Tue Nov 29, 2022 6:02 pm
Forum: French
Topic: French Tree Change 11-28 930 pm -1030 pm NYC time
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Australia

Re: French Tree Change 11-28 930 pm -1030 pm NYC time

In my schools account - it has updated to 175 units. In my duolingo account on duolingo.com it is still on 199 units. I anticipate my duolingo account will update soon. I have begun gathering information on reporting the detail I am interested in the course overview at : https://forum.duome.eu/viewt...
by dakanga
Tue Nov 29, 2022 5:53 pm
Forum: French
Topic: Course 175 Path
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Australia

Re: Course 175 Path

⏫ Unit 135 Express emotions, tell a story B2 159 WORDS 135-1 LEARNING OBJECTIVES Report information that they overheard Signal the evidence they have for making a claim Make suggestions and offer advice MORE DETAILS TO COME REVIEW 135-2 LEARNING OBJECTIVES Check understanding and get clarification ...
by dakanga
Tue Nov 29, 2022 5:52 pm
Forum: French
Topic: Course 175 Path
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Australia

Re: Course 175 Path

⏫ Unit 120 Discuss home repairs, describe what's on TV B1 128 WORDS 1 STORY GUIDEBOOK 120-1 LEARNING OBJECTIVES Express surprise and lack of surprise Express opinions Talk about cultural or art events Express their worries and ask about others' worries GRAMMAR Subjunctive of avoir and verbs like me...
by dakanga
Tue Nov 29, 2022 5:47 pm
Forum: French
Topic: Course 175 Path
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Australia

Re: Course 175 Path

⏫ 100-1 LEARNING OBJECTIVES Narrate and describe past events Participate in social events Talk about and describe events MORE DETAILS TO COME INTRO 100-2 LEARNING OBJECTIVES Prepare a meal using a recipe Talk about and describe events GRAMMAR Imperative with double pronouns y and en MORE DETAILS TO...
by dakanga
Tue Nov 29, 2022 5:45 pm
Forum: French
Topic: Course 175 Path
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Australia

Re: Course 175 Path

⏫ Unit 71 Use rien and personne, discuss gifts B1 133 WORDS 71-1 LEARNING OBJECTIVES direct and indirect object pronouns GRAMMAR REVIEWED LESSON 1 direct object pronouns in present and passé composé LESSON 2 indirect object pronouns in present and passé composé LESSON 3 object pronoun placement wit...
by dakanga
Tue Nov 29, 2022 5:40 pm
Forum: French
Topic: Course 175 Path
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Australia

Re: Course 175 Path

⏫ Unit 60 Talk about possessions, talk about the future A2 142 WORDS 1 STORY GUIDEBOOK 60-1 LEARNING OBJECTIVES Make and discuss plans Obtain medical help Describe and talk about health problems Talk about upcoming events and activities GRAMMAR Future tense: 3rd group verbs MORE DETAILS TO COME REV...
by dakanga
Tue Nov 29, 2022 5:35 pm
Forum: French
Topic: Course 175 Path
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Australia

Re: Course 175 Path

⏫ Unit 41 Use the past tense, describe your weekend A2 103 WORDS 1 STORY GUIDEBOOK 41-1 LEARNING OBJECTIVES passé composé with avoir and group 1 verbs GRAMMAR INTRODUCED LESSON 1 singular passé composé with avoir LESSON 2 plural passé composé with avoir LESSON 3 negation in the passé composé LESSON...
by dakanga
Tue Nov 29, 2022 5:23 pm
Forum: French
Topic: Course 175 Path
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Australia

Re: Course 175 Path

⏫ 20-1 LEARNING OBJECTIVES Name and describe important places Ask and answer questions about basic personal information Talk about likes and dislikes Order and pay for food and drink GRAMMAR Formal vous Interrogative adjective quel MORE DETAILS TO COME REVIEW 20-2 LEARNING OBJECTIVES Participate in...
by dakanga
Tue Nov 29, 2022 5:23 pm
Forum: French
Topic: Course 175 Path
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Australia

Re: Course 175 Path

⏫ Unit 1 Use basic phrases, greet people A1 39 WORDS 1 STORY GUIDEBOOK 1-1 LEARNING OBJECTIVES Give basic information about self and others Name basic objects Make basic statements Ask basic questions GRAMMAR Singular indefinite articles, masculine and feminine (un, une) Present tense of "être...
by dakanga
Tue Nov 29, 2022 4:59 pm
Forum: French
Topic: Course 175 Path
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Australia

Course 175 Path

🚧Under construction Beta release of a new course : see : https://forum.duome.eu/viewtopic.php?t=8915-french-tree-change-11-28-930-pm-1030-pm-nyc-time | Course Overview | Course Overview | |:-:|:-:| | 6749 words | - 6749 words | | 175 units | - 199 units | | 288 stories | - 288 stories | | A1 – B2 C...
by dakanga
Sun Nov 27, 2022 4:01 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Verbs : Present Tense
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Australia

Re: Verbs : Present

under construction - table for more verb patterns - overview

by dakanga
Sun Nov 27, 2022 6:24 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Mettre = to put: and just as universally used
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Australia

Re: Mettre = to put: and just as universally used

mettre : to put ||| |:-:|:-:| | Présent | Present | | je m ets 🔈 |I put| | tu m ets 🔈 |you put| | il m et 🔈 |he puts| | elle m et 🔈 |she puts| | on m et 🔈 |it, one puts| | nous m ettons 🔈 |we put| | vous m ettez 🔈 |you put| | ils m ettent 🔈 |they put| | elles m ettent 🔈 |they put| | | | | Passé com...
by dakanga
Sun Nov 27, 2022 6:13 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: verb: lire
Replies: 1
Views: 57
Australia

Re: verb: lire

lire : to read ||| |:-:|:-:| | Présent | Present | | je li s 🔈 |I read| | tu li s 🔈 |you read| | il li t 🔈 |he read| | elle li t 🔈 |she read| | on li t 🔈 |it, one read| | nous li sons 🔈 |we read| | vous li sez 🔈 |you read| | ils li sent 🔈 |they read| | elles li sent 🔈 |they read| | | | | Passé comp...
by dakanga
Sun Nov 27, 2022 6:04 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: 3em verbe -re pattern
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Australia

Re: 3em verbe -re pattern

admettre : to admit ||| |:-:|:-:| | Présent | Present | | j'admet s 🔈 |I admit| | tu admet s 🔈 |you admit| | il admet 🔈 |he admits| | elle admet 🔈 |she admits| | on admet 🔈 |it, one admits| | nous admet tons 🔈 |we admit| | vous admet tez 🔈 |you admit| | ils admet tent 🔈 |they admit| | elles admet t...
by dakanga
Sun Nov 27, 2022 5:58 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: ajouter : to add - present tense ~er
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Australia

Re: ajouter : to add - present tense ~er

ajouter : to add ||| |:-:|:-:| | Présent | Present | | j'ajout e 🔈 |I add| | tu ajout es 🔈 |you add| | il ajout e 🔈 |he adds| | elle ajout e 🔈 |she adds| | on ajout e 🔈 |it, one adds| | nous ajout ons 🔈 |we add| | vous ajout ez 🔈 |you add| | ils ajout ent 🔈 |they add| | elles ajout ent 🔈 |they add|...
by dakanga
Sun Nov 27, 2022 5:31 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Poser - a fascinating verb !
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Australia

Re: Poser - a fascinating verb !

poser : to pose ||| |:-:|:-:| | Présent | Present | | je pos e 🔈 |I pose| | tu pos es 🔈 |you pose| | il pos e 🔈 |he poses| | elle pos e 🔈 |she poses| | on pos e 🔈 |it, one poses| | nous pos ons 🔈 |we pose| | vous pos ez 🔈 |you pose| | ils pos ent 🔈 |they pose| | elles pos ent 🔈 |they pose| | | | | ...
by dakanga
Sun Nov 27, 2022 5:27 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: [Skill] Past Tense 5
Replies: 2
Views: 43
Australia

Re: [Skill] Past Tense 5

bump verb
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