Translation:What do you like to do online?
"What would you like to do online?" How can we distinguish between do and would? I'm not sure if I should report this kind of an answer. Thanks!
喜欢 ia used mostly to express what you enjoy doing in general (not necessarily at the given moment tho), 想 in this context describes what you want to do now (or in the situation being discussed). Examples: 我喜欢喝茶。I like tea. / 我想喝茶。I want to drink tea.
IMHO Duo has done it correctly.
In my understanding,
"What would you like to do online?"
= "What do you want to do online?"
喜欢 means "to like something" as in to find something enjoyable. "would like to" is a polite way of saying "want to", which can be translated as e.g. 想 as usual.
I think so, but gan is a lot more colloquial. Probably. Someone feel free to correct me if I'm wrong.
My Chinese dictionary says "online" is "网上", not "上网". Why would that be?
Your dictionary is correct: '网上' translates to 'online' and is used as an adjective or even as a location, such as in the phrase '在网上' (online, on the Internet). In contrast, '上网' is a verb meaning 'to go online.'
Compare these two sentences to see the difference:
你在网上喜欢做什么？ (What do you like to do online?)
你喜欢上网做什么？ (What do you like to go online to do?)
I translated "what do you like to do on internet" and my answer was considered wrong ! incredible. Can you accept my answer ?
I like to hear the words in Chinese , but frequently there is no sound at all which is very frustrating!
Just a side question, why 做 is pronounced as "duo" instead of "zuo" in most Duolingo's cases? Thanks a lot!
I am hearing it as "zuò," which is correct. (9.21.18)
However, what may be confusing you is that the sound represented by "z" in pinyin us not the same as "z" in English. The "z" in pinyin sounds like what an English speaker might write as "dz". (Apollogies, I am not familiar with IPA, perhaps someone else can tell us what the IPA notations for these two sounds are.) I think you might just be hearing more of the "d" in the "dz" sound on this particular example.
"What do you like to do on the web?"
Is more natural and should be accepted