https://www.duolingo.com/otsogutxi

You can now learn Swahili!

Hi everyone,

The Swahili course is now available to learn! It has been a long wait, but a worthwhile one! A big thanks to all the course contributors for making such an amazing course. I have had lots of fun Alpha testing it. The course currently does not have audio, but it will be added later.

What are you waiting for? Start the course now!

February 20, 2017

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/finndj

Do you know why they released the course early rather than waiting for audio?

February 20, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/otsogutxi

No, but I presume they have a good reason too. I have my guesses but I could be wrong.

February 20, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/TseDanylo

Adding pre-recorded audio is quite a hefty task. You have to match the sound files with each sentence. Unlike TTS which just reads the sentence.

February 20, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/AnnaGuaGua

Do you know how long until the audio recordings will be added?

February 20, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/otsogutxi

No idea. I believe they have already started, but are just not finished.

February 20, 2017
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