Lingot Info Edit
What is a lingot?Edit
Main article: Lingot
Lingots are an in-game virtual currency used to reward people for various accomplishments related to language learning and translation. Lingots can be used to buy items in the Lingot store or reward people in the Discussion Forum.
How do I earn lingots?Edit
The exact ways one earns lingots is described in the Lingot store and can change if or when the Duolingo team adds or modifies features of the site.
What is the Lingot Store?Edit
How does Double or Nothing work?Edit
Double or Nothing rewards users who maintain their streak for a period of time.
How does timed practice work?Edit
Do I have to buy timed practice each time?Edit
No, users only need to buy timed practice once and can use it as many times as they wish.
How do streak freezes work? Edit
Main article: Streak freeze
Streak freeze allows users to maintain their streak in case they miss one day of practice. This must be purchased before the user loses the streak. The streaks will not be restored after the user loses it.
What are bonus skills?Edit
Bonus Skill are optional skills that can be learned.
Can bonus skills be removed?Edit
No, as of August 2015 Bonus Skill cannot be removed.