A suggestion for Duolingo to improve on the rate of learning
Firstly, thank you for this wonderful site, I am really enjoying learning new languages, and can't wait for when you add Japanese.
I have a suggestion, that would make learning a new language a bit easier. I am currently busy learning french, and in french some letters are silent, and the pronunciation is sometimes very difficult to keep up with.
Therefore, may I suggest adding to additional visual ques? The first would help with the pro|nun|ci|a|tion, sim|ply by de|fi|ning the syl|la|bles as I did in this sen|tence.
The second is to strike-through the silent letters, which I am unable to demonstrate.
You could include this as a optional extra, so not everyone sees it all the time, just when you need it :)
Hello! Wonderful idea! But could you change the topic to 'Duolingo?' It's a much broader category and more people are willing to see it :)
That would be good to understand how it is spoken, but won't help you when you are trying to read French.
Dictionaries have a standard pronunciation guide- which does not take long to learn. So I think a better suggestion would be to add the correct pronunciation in brackets when you look up the definition of the word.