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

Biggest trees?

How come German has such a bigger tree than all the other languages and when can we expect bigger trees for other languages mainly Dutch?

April 17, 2017

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

Actually, Norwegian is the biggest tree. I think it has 122 topics and 500 lessons.

The German tree might be bigger because it was one of the first courses to be released on Duolingo for English speakers, there are more words to learn, or there is more grammar to learn.

April 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/txlsu
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I don't know German, but I hear it's complicated. The U.S. government classifies it as a level 2 language for english speakers to learn, while pretty much all other Germanic and Romance languages are level 1. Also, I just can't resist saying this about the title of the discussion: PHRASING :D


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

Different course teams do different things in different ways at different times. Sometimes a new member will join a team and bring a new enthusiasm and commitment, and a new version of a tree will get built.


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

Because all Germans are industrious overachievers. ;)


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

Which only goes to help prove my theory - Germans LOVE David Hasselhoff.


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

Simius, one of the Dutch course team, says that Dutch 2.0 is ready to go, and they're waiting for the programmers to get back to them: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/22145163$comment_id=22196419


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

I believe new stuff is coming to the french tree too.

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