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Program breakdown

Game mechanics at work

Start with the basics

Different question types

Hearts

Language programs are broken down into different lessons, which focus on specific vocabulary sets and phrases.
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You must complete a lesson in order to move on. And as an added incentive, when you do complete a lesson, you earn points that can be weighed against your friends' progress on a leaderboard.
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Lessons usually start off with simple questions to teach you new vocabulary words.
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For this type of question, you need to listen carefully and type out the phrases you hear. As you can see, the app is sometimes lenient with mistakes.
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The hearts at the top are your lives. Get a question wrong, and you lose one. Lose them all, and you'll have to start the lesson over.
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