https://www.duolingo.com/dierechnungbitte

Suggestion: color code the language you're typing in

When you ask us to type in some language:

let's say English-German, you could differentiate them with color, let's say blue-red.

so that when we are asked to type in English the color (red/blue) reminds us in what language to type.

when everything is in black it's hard to notice the little things!

March 3, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/kristinemc

Not a bad idea! Thanks for the suggestion.

March 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/VancouverBrad

Alternatively, if we're asked for language X and we correctly type in language Y, prompt us to retry instead of docking a heart.

March 5, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/HavardF

But Duolingo already does that? It does it atleast with me and Italian.

March 6, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/theartoflogic

It does this on the desktop version, but I find the iOS app still docks a heart for typing in the wrong language.

March 7, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/kristinemc

We'll be working on making it so that we don't dock a heart when you do that on the iOS app after our next update (which comes out next week & has lots of exciting new stuff).

March 7, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Ewolwil
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It's been half a year and it seems to me like the Android app still removes a heart for answering in the wrong language.

September 14, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/mathyeti

Yes, I occasionally type the wrong language when I'm on a roll. It's cool that Duolingo recognizes that I gave the answer in English.

March 6, 2013
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