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"Сьогодні четвер?"

Translation:Is it Thursday today?

October 14, 2017

7 Comments


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

"Is today Thursday?" should be accepted. I've reported it.


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

Apparently the "correct" answer of "Is it Thursday today?" gets marked wrong too...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BarryLord1

Reporting it doesn't seem to have made any difference, since it's still wrong two years later. I've reported it again.


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

From the audio alone, it's not obvious that there's inflection at the end of the sentence, making it into a question. At least, it's not obvious to me. Does it stand out more to one with an ear for Ukrainian?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/deniko
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Yes, it's obvious to me from the intonation it's a question because of the raising tone at the end of the sentence.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Neil124366

"today is Thursday" can be both a statement and a question by the inquisitive inflection being present or not when uttering the words. This should be an accepted answer.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BarryLord1

That would be an unusual way to ask the question in English. Accepting it would mislead those who use this course to improve their English.

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