Never Waste an Incorrect Answer on Learn Practice!

To get the most out of Learn Practice, you don't need to know the correct answer to every question. Actually, quite the opposite is true. Every incorrect answer on Learn Practice is a learning opportunity.

When you don't know the answer to a question, answer it with your best guess. You can do that as many times as you want until you find the correct answer or give up and click on the "Show the answer" link.

In either case, your first incorrect answer is registered as an incorrect attempt in the system, so that you can review that question at the end of the quiz or later via your profile.

Show Hints for a Clue or an External Resource

Some questions have a "Show hint" link, which is displayed when you answer them incorrectly. Click on it for a clue about the question.

Some hints refer to external sources such as If you come across such hints, take the time to read those resources to gain more insight on the topic.

When you click on the "Show answer" link, the system will display the correct answer and the hint if there is one.

Type in the Correct Answer to Memorize It

When you show the answer, you can type in the correct answer. This is a recommended practice as it helps memorizing the correct answer.

Questions answered after the first attempt won't be saved as correct questions in your profile, which is good for you because they are saved in you incorrect question collection so that you can study them later.

If you don't feel like typing in the correct answer, you can always click the "Move to the next question" link to display the next question.

You can learn a lot from your incorrect answers on Learn Practice, but in order to maximize your benefits from the system, you need to sign up and stay signed in when solving questions.

That way, the system keeps track of your past performance and serves you with the questions accordingly.

Your Personalized Index Cards

Another advantage of signing up is having access to the collection of your incorrect questions via your profile, which you can use like index cards.

Moreover, if you want to get the most out of Learn Practice, don't forget to solve quizzes for at least 15 minutes a day.

Turn on the reminders and add Learn Practice to the home screen of your Android or iPhone, so that you never let a day slide without practicing Dutch.

Is there a question where you can benefit from an example or hint? Let me know and I'll add an example or hint to that question when appropriate.

Do you have any comments or questions about Learn Practice or learning Dutch in general? Email me directly at

Burak Bilgin,
Founder of Learn Practice

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Published on Thursday, August 15, 2019.

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