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Gender identification on vocabulary list

Is it possible to put the gender of the noun in parenthesis following the noun? This would make vocabulary learning so much more efficient.

November 2, 2013

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/manka21

I am learning german, and agree: it would be great to have words and their definite article appearing systematically on vocabulary list.

November 2, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/matthewdaniel

Or as a subscript, which would be less visually distracting

November 2, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Dr.Manhattan95

I definitely prefer this idea as opposed to the method that they're testing right now. (color coding blue for masculine and pink for feminine) Reasons being, this will probably offend lots of people. Your idea does the job and everyone's happy. Yay!

November 2, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/tombabinszki

I use the software with a screen reader that reads all the information. Color coding would make this information unavailable to me.

November 4, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/BerlinZgz

This is very important for people learning German (I guess for people learning Spanish too).

And related to this, having an option to practise only articles (i.e gender), plurals etc would be nice in the future.

November 4, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Vincent_M

I support this idea!

November 3, 2013
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