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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/medicsound

Why does Duolingo lock the alphabet switch after answering a question?

I don't understand why I'm not allowed to toggle the alphabet after a question has been answered. The easiest way I'm finding to learn the alphabet is simply through exposure, but if I opt to answer a voice prompt in Cyrillic and get it wrong, locking the correct answer to only display in Cyrillic isn't helping me to understand what I misheard.

December 1, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mightypotatoe

I can't tell you why it was programmed like that but if you want to see a phonetic spelling, simply copy the phrase into google translate. You'll be able to see a transliterated spelling of the Cyrillic, just make sure the "Ä" button is selected.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vytah

Also, Google has its own TTS engine, and it's usually better to hear the same phrase pronounced by two speakers, even if both are robots.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/medicsound

Although I appreciate it, it's not a matter of resources, it's a matter of learning style.

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