https://www.duolingo.com/jitengore

Weekly Incubator Update: Tracking Progress from October 9th to October 16th

Vietnamese graduates to Phase 3!
Congratulations for the course team, team Duolingo, and all the learnerswho collectively helped achieve this feat!

Duobots
Hope you are are enjoying interacting with the newly launched Duobot teachers for Spanish, German, & French on the iOS app. I sure am enjoying my Spanishbot. Other languages and other platforms are work in progress.

PHASE 1 Progress: Total 23 courses

Esperanto for Spanish - 100% | 100% | 100% | 100% (+0)

Portuguese for French - 98% | 100% | 99% | 99% (+0) 31-Dec-2016

Romanian for English - 99% | 99% | 99% | 99% (+0) 30-Oct-2016

English for Thai - 99% | 99% | 99% | 99% (+0)

German for Italian - 96% | 96% | 97% | 97% (+0)

Swahili for English - 70% | 70% | 70% | 70% (+0) 1-Dec-2016 ^

Spanish for Italian - 70% | 70% | 70% | 70% (+0)

Italian for Portuguese - 67% | 67% | 67% | 70% (+3) 25-Dec-2016 *

Swedish for Russian - 69% | 69% | 69% | 69% (+0)

Czech for English - 64% | 65% | 67% | 68% (+1) 7-Jul-2017 ^

French for Chinese - 48% | 49% | 49% | 49% (+0)

Russian for Turkish - 46% | 46% | 46% | 46% (+0) 31-Dec-2016

French for Turkish - 44% | 45% | 45% | 45% (+0)

Klingon for English - 33% | 33% | 33% | 33% (+0) 31-Dec-2016

Korean for English - 27% | 28% | 29% | 30% (+1) 31-Dec-9999

Hindi for English - 28% | 28% | 28% | 28% (+0) 26-Jan-2017 ^

Indonesian for English - 27% | 28% | 29% | 27% (-2)

English for Bengali - 19% | 20% | 22% | 22% (+0) 20-Feb-2017

English for Tamil - 19% | 19% | 19% | 19% (+0) 28-Feb-2017

English for Tagalog - 3% | 5% | 9% | 12% (+3) 24-Dec-2016 *

Yiddish for English - 9% | 9% | 9% | 9% (+0) 7-Jul-2018

Spanish for Arabic - 2% | 3% | 4% | 5% (+1) 31-Dec-2017

English for Telugu - 0% | 0% | 0% | 1% (+1) 19-Oct-2016

Legend:
Course - 3 weeks ago | 2 weeks ago | a week ago | Now (Progress delta); Estimated Launch Date (provided by contributors) (Date delta)

'Estimated Launch Date' only when provided by the course contributors

Mean - 0.43% | 0.48% | 0.48% | 0.35% (-0.13)
Median - 0% | 0% | 0% | 0% (+0)

* This week's Leader Extraordinaire!
^ The Hindi, Czech, Swahili & Spanish (for Arabic) teams' progress is as per their own calculation

Progress Visualized:

Here's what the contributing teams have said during the last week:
(For Phase-1 and Phase-2 courses by default, and for Phase-3 courses per request).

The only course update we have this week is from the ever faithful Czech team. Yes, they have earned the Star Update Award for two weeks in a row!

nueby from Team Czech added 2 hours ago:

Week 67

1350 words, 68%.

TL;DR

Vietnamese for English is now out of beta!

Previous Update 2-Oct to 9-Oct

Last updates from:
2016: Sep, Aug, Jul, Jun, May, Apr, Mar, Feb, Jan
2015: Dec, Nov, Oct, Sep, Aug, Jul, Jun, May, Apr, Mar, Feb, Jan
2014: Dec, Nov, Oct, Sep, Aug, Jul, Jun, May, Apr, Mar, Feb, Jan, 1st.

October 16, 2016

37 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/ConradTiedeman

Hopefully Romanian for English comes out in 2 weeks (or sooner).

October 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/iwc2ufan

Yes, I feel like I've been waiting for this one for a good long time.

October 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/annika_a

If we define waiting as starting when a course is added to the Incubator, this one really does hold the record: http://duolingo.wikia.com/wiki/Course_list.

It was added in a crazy week when Duolingo added a total of seven courses withing seven days, and the fastest one of those to come out in beta was Dutch, just over four months later. Veteran Duolingoists remember the race between Irish and Dutch as Itch. :-)

Of the other ones started that week, Hungarian also took its time and needed several regroupings of the team, but now (after 2 1/2+ years), Romanian is set to be the last one of these to come out! :-)

October 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/cdub4language

Thanks for sharing that! Once Romanian hatches, I say let's all give some love and encouragement to English for Thai, and so on down the list. Romanian learners must be so excited/frustrated that their course has nearly arrived!

October 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/iwc2ufan

My feeling was correct then. I knew it had been just ages. And I do remember the race between Irish and Dutch. :)

October 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Kevinguy19

It just went back up to 100%, so something might happen soon...

October 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Arthurva

This is awesome! I am always amazed how extensive Duolingo has become. From the days in 2013when I started, so many languages have been added and the incubator shows that this continuous progress to more languages is still effective! Congratulations to Duolingo and thanks to the course developers!

October 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/fr224

Vietnamese for English is not out of beta!

I think you mean "now" out of beta.

October 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/jitengore

Of course!

I would like to blame it to the auto-correct wizard who has no idea of what is going on in the Duoworld! :)

October 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/annika_a

The wizard should read your updates, that's how the rest of us keep track! 8-)

October 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Anthoni876

Still waiting on Esperanto for Spanish speakers :/

October 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/cdub4language

ankaĆ­ mi!

October 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/compicej

So am I :/

October 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/VincentOostelbos

Gonna be exciting when that one comes out :)

October 17, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Vedun

Good to see Indonesian on the move again.

October 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/BahasaInglish

Minus 2! :(((((((

October 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/londoncallling

It's good, it means they're adding more words. So even though the completion percentage has gone down, they have actually made progress, and the end course will have even more material.

October 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/BahasaInglish

I hope what you say is right :/

October 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/anyom

it is

October 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/LeviPolasak

So many 0's. So many languages with 0 updates for 3+ months. :(

October 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/londoncallling

Yeah, what is going on? The top half of the table is basically static.

October 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/jitengore

Today's WIU will be delayed by a few hours :(

October 23, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/AernJardos

That's alright, take all the time you need. It is wonderfully that week after week you post these. They are always incredible to see. I stand in awe of the work the teams do, in the work you do to compile and chart everything, and in the community all coming together to check-in and catch up. Deep breaths, we will be here to cheer for you no matter the delay. :D

October 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/adr.9
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Come on Romanian!!! I can't wait :D

October 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/0liwia

I am dying here. I really want DE for IT to finally be available. (Not even to mention ES for IT, I lost hope to ever see this one...)

October 17, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/PolMicheal

Spanish for Arabic seems to be the new Czech for English course in terms of weekly progress.

October 17, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/zekecoma

I'm finally glad to see English for Tagalog. Now my friend can improve his English. Any possible chance of having Tagalog for English speakers so I can learn my friend's language, too?

Also, I hope Esperanto for Spanish speakers would get released, too. I know that English speakers already have it, but I want to use my Spanish for it. Will the Esperanto for Spanish have more content than the English?

October 17, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/DeanG6

Wow. English for Tagalog. Cool! I'm so excited. I don't know much Tagalog but at least I can use the reverse tree to learn it. Awesome. I wish it will be ready in November. LOL. I know that's impossible but I can still wish.

October 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/ProDuoExtra

Today, Romanian is "Hatching: 100% done!! Yay!

October 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/DonFiore

Good to see team Telugu on the move, though I'm still sceptical of their completion date. Maybe it was meant as a completion of planning date and now they are going to speed through the building process.

October 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Elgatobandido

Romanian, Czech and Swahili look very close to hatching, which is great.
The languages I'd like to see added are Latin and Japanese. When Romanian comes out of beta all the major Romance languages will be on Duolingo, so getting to learn the language they all sprang from would be amazing.
And Japanese is a language I have wanted to learn at least a little of for a long time.

October 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/nueby

I have it on very good authority that Czech is not very close to hatching.

October 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Elgatobandido

Oh, that's a shame.
It looks so close, of course Hungarian did hover at 99-100% for a long time before hatching.

October 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/DonFiore

If you read the update, it clearly says "Czech 68% - Estimated completion 7-Jul-2017"

October 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/nueby

We get comments about being 99% done very often. I used to think it was because of the inaccurate course status page graphic. But WIU is entirely devoid of that worthless fluff, so what gives?

October 20, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Itwas

C'mon team Swahili :( I know you help people, keep up the work. I'll wait for the course even if that means waiting until 2018. I really do look forward for it. YOU CAN DO IT!

October 25, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/VincentOostelbos

Why so sad, though? They still have the same plan of December 1st, don't they? If it's because of the lack of increase in percentages, I think that's probably because they're currently just waiting for/exploring the audio recordings, right?

I agree though, I'm looking forward to it a ton.

October 25, 2016
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