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[WIU] Weekly Incubator Update: 2017, Week 35.

Note: Data retrieved on 2017/09/03 at 13:09 (UTC).

I. Phase 1 Courses

I.A. Transfers

  • Exits (Courses reaching BETA Phase): None.
  • Entries (Courses entering the Incubator): None.

I.B. Completion Summary

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(A) This week's value automatically generated from Duolingo's statistics.
(S) This week's value self-reported by the team of volunteers working on the course.

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II. Latest News from Course Volunteers (All Phases)

Course "Klingon from English" (Phase 1)

By mizinamo on 2017/09/02 (full text here)

Status update, 2 September 2017

Thank you for those of you who have applied for alpha tester status through the incubator!

We ...

III. Previous Weekly Incubator Updates

See this index of WIUs.

September 3, 2017

19 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/belstar128

Nothing again wow.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Patrick.-

Finally! Yiddish made some progress!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Katred2

Looks like we might be getting a triple launch in the very near future. I saw on Twitter that the offici Duo account said Korean was coming on the 7th, so that's the date I'm circling on my calendar.

Nice to see steady progress with the Indonesian course as well!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Multi0Lingual4

I don't think Klingon will make it out by the seventh, as Mizinamo said mid-September, but a double release would be nice. :)


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

I'm very curious to see what will come into the incubator once those three locked trees are released! (At least I hope the incubator will soon be refilled!)


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

Oh, forgot about Indonesian. Seems like they made quite a bit of progress this week. And the idea of having a potential triple-release seems amazing!


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

FYI: Czech for English speakers course has just been released!


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

FYI: Korean for English speakers course has just been released(°)!

Of course, only on the platforms were it was announced it'll be released: as Duo planned and recently announced, it's not released on the website version.
And, no need to ask when it'll be: no one can know (not even the contributors). Except maybe staff (but I doubt it) but if they do then they anyway rarely communicate on ETAs, so unlikely they'll do for that.

(°) At least on Android, I don't know yet if on iOS too.


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

You're the bearer of good news this week! :-)


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

And a, official news about "Chinese from English", see here](https://www.duolingo.com/comment/24350634).


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

And about Arabic, in that same article!!

(At this rate of news, you'll be announcing Finnish by the end of the week... :-p)


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

Well but they say

After launching Korean and Chinese, the company will turn its focus to Hindi and Arabic (not to mention Klingon)

=> Nothing new: no estimated date.
=> Hindi and Klingon are worked on for months already


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

Why wasn't Czech released? Woof... tries to unravel the uncertainties.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Multi0Lingual4

Guessing cuz it was the weekend, like garpike said. Probably not coming Monday either because of Labor Day. My bet's on Tuesday.


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

Let's not forget Korean for English speakers....


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

Whoa, take a look at the pace of Russian for Turkish speakers.


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

I can see a little dot of improvement on English for Tagalog, at least better than nothing.

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