Duolingo Norwegian in 78 Days!

Oh my goodness – I can’t believe I’m saying this already, but it’s been 78 days of daily study, and I have finished the Norwegian tree on Duolingo! It’s been a lot of work, but is definitely worth it. All of those extra “strengthen skills” sessions were totally worth it! Continue reading “Duolingo Norwegian in 78 Days!”

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The Pros and Cons of the Duolingo App

I’m officially 42 days into my 100 days of learning Norwegian with Duolingo, and I thought I’d take a moment to talk about the difference between using the app, and using the desktop site. Because I am learning Norwegian right now, which is not one of the main languages, there will be some differences. So, if you are learning French, Spanish, German or another “main” language, you will have a few more options in the app and on the site. Continue reading “The Pros and Cons of the Duolingo App”

Why Duolingo’s Sentences Aren’t Useless

I’m on day 35 of learning Norwegian with Duolingo, and I have to admit that it hasĀ gotten frustrating at moments. A lot of the time, I look at the sentences in a lesson or review session and think to myself, “When am I ever going to use this?” Continue reading “Why Duolingo’s Sentences Aren’t Useless”

What I’ve Learned in 30 Days of Duolingo

30 days ago, I decided to try learning Norwegian, having zero previous experience and pretty much no idea where to start other than Duolingo. I’d used Duolingo to practice some pretty-much-dormant German and Spanish skills, but wanted to see what was possible to achieve from scratch.

So, after the first 30 days, here’s where I’m at…

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