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

Idea for New Bonus Skill?

How about adding an "Emergency" Bonus Skill? I think that phrases such as "Call an ambulance" and "Fire!" would be quite important for tourists even though you don't really know how to greet in a foreign language. Who knows what will happen next? Any suggestions?

December 13, 2015

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

That is a great idea! And it can be pretty useful, a 'Medical' bonus skill could also be added. It is important to know certain symptoms in other languages that are not the common ones like headaches.

December 13, 2015

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

Turkish has a skill called Health!

December 13, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rachael.cr3

There are some "Medical" ones in some of the languages, but they don't cover a lot.

December 14, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Evan.Cheung

i think if i am in emergency , i will use my most fluent language. such as , help , or yelp, maybe aaaaaaa, just kidding .

December 13, 2015

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

I know that this sounds weird, but Duolingo should do an insults or swear words bonus skill. If I go to another country, I would like to know if the people there are saying something rude about me. I also like the Emergency idea. That is very important as well.

December 13, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dcarl1

It's specifically against the guidelines, so won't happen.

Emergency would be great though.

December 13, 2015

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

And there are a lot of kids here so I don't see it happening anytime soon. And with the novelty of swear words, it isn't too hard to find or learn them on other websites.

December 13, 2015

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

That is a great idea, me gustarĂ­a ver esto definitivamente :P

December 14, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Meta_saint13

an emergency bonus skill would be awesome but i don't think you should have to pay 30 lingots to learn how to say an emergency in another language when its something that you should need to know.

December 16, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Vivian250955

They should do an insults one!! Maybe not swear words, though.

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