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the wanderer

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I use the flashcards to "test" myself on what I studied that week. And at the end of a level, I do ALL of the flashcards at once (this requires blocking out a considerable amount of time, but that's another issue altogether). Consequently, I never know if I should use the verb conjugation for "tú" or "usted" when given a sentence with "you" in it. Would it be possible to either change the flashcards to indicate whether we should use the formal or informal OR simply have it accept both answers? I've noticed the flashcards will occasionally accept multiple answers when more than one would work. Why not do the same with "tú" or "usted"? The flashcards are a great tool, but this can be very frustrating and even a little confusing.

I use the flashcards to "test" myself on what I studied that week. And at the end of a level, I do ALL of the flashcards at once (this requires blocking out a considerable amount of time, but that's another issue altogether). Consequently, I never know if I should use the verb conjugation for "tú" or "usted" when given a sentence with "you" in it. Would it be possible to either change the flashcards to indicate whether we should use the formal or informal OR simply have it accept both answers? I've noticed the flashcards will occasionally accept multiple answers when more than one would work. Why not do the same with "tú" or "usted"? The flashcards are a great tool, but this can be very frustrating and even a little confusing.

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the wanderer
James - They corrected this with the flashcards starting at level 3 or 4 (I can't recall which). That was not the case for the first 2-3 levels, however. If you go back to an earlier level you'll see what I mean.

James - They corrected this with the flashcards starting at level 3 or 4 (I can't recall which). That was not the case for the first 2-3 levels, however. If you go back to an earlier level you'll see what I mean.

James Putney
OK, I can see that would be a problem. For me, I do the flash cards by reading the English, then I say the Spanish, then listen to how Fluenz says it. Even in level 4 and 5, when they use the (i), I sometimes get the tu-usted thing wrong, but I guess I don't consider it a major issue since either is technically correct.

OK, I can see that would be a problem. For me, I do the flash cards by reading the English, then I say the Spanish, then listen to how Fluenz says it. Even in level 4 and 5, when they use the (i), I sometimes get the tu-usted thing wrong, but I guess I don't consider it a major issue since either is technically correct.

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I just finished Level 1, and when using the audio component to review, I noticed Track 7 uses several words I never saw or heard on the video: tener, abrir, cerrar, estadio and catedral. I initially thought I had perhaps accidentally skipped over a lesson on the video, but when I looked at the summary for each, I didn't see these words mentioned anywhere. Does anyone recall these words being discussed on Level 1? And if so, in which lesson? I want to make sure I complete everything before I move on to Level 2.

I just finished Level 1, and when using the audio component to review, I noticed Track 7 uses several words I never saw or heard on the video: tener, abrir, cerrar, estadio and catedral. I initially thought I had perhaps accidentally skipped over a lesson on the video, but when I looked at the summary for each, I didn't see these words mentioned anywhere. Does anyone recall these words being discussed on Level 1? And if so, in which lesson? I want to make sure I complete everything before I move on to Level 2.

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James Bodnar
The audio component sometimes does introduce new words a little earlier than the corresponding lessons, but soon they will be in lessons too. The audio component is still very worthwhile.

The audio component sometimes does introduce new words a little earlier than the corresponding lessons, but soon they will be in lessons too. The audio component is still very worthwhile.

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