It’s been a while since I have shared my progress on my learning project. I currently have a 16 day streak on Duolingo which means I have practiced my French on the app 16 days in a row. Some days I practice for 5 minutes and others I practice for a bit longer. I haven’t yet explored any other way to learn French but I am hoping to listen to some podcasts and try watching some YouTube videos this upcoming week.
This week to show you my progress, I have recorded and edited some videos of me practicing on Duolingo. Here is the link for the TikTok I made (I realize that the computer screen is very small and hard to see but I was able to Zoom in on my laptop on the TikTok website to see the screen better). If you don’t know how Duolingo works I will explain it a bit here. You start each day with 5 hearts (they are your lives). Every time you make a mistake, you lose a heart. If you lose all 5 hearts, you can no longer play Duolingo that day and you will have to wait until the next day when you get 5 more hearts.
Overall, I feel as though I am starting to get the hang of some of the rules in the French language but I have realized that it is going to take a lot of consistent practice for them to stick in my brain. I am going to keep practicing every day and hopefully once I start to introduce other methods of learning (like the ones I mentioned above), I will start to see more success. So far my progress has been…
If you have any tips on how to stay motivated in this learning project please drop them in the comments below.