https://www.duolingo.com/ChristinaCya

Are we ever getting Latin?

As a beginning Latin student myself, I was wondering if there's a possibility for us to ever be able to learn Latin on here. It would be a tremendous help.

December 25, 2017

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Arakkoa

We have Klingon coming up, I don't think being dead is the problem. There's widespread interest in Latin, even if it's dead. Reading old texts would be fun!

As far as on Duolingo, I don't know. It depends on if a team starts working on it.

December 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/OmegaGmaster

It depends on if a team starts working on it.

Actually it depends on Duolingo opening the language for development and then this. Finnish for English is the most requested language in all of Duolingo, has around 75+ able contributors willing to help build the course, and yet it's still not in development for reasons beyond the Discussions community's knowledge.

December 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/clarkj0

I had Latin in school and I found it really helpful after when I had to learn French, Spanish and Portuguese.

December 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Arakkoa

They're all related! Here is a tree showing the relations. Someone once gave me a paragraph in Latin and, while I couldn't read it all, I recognized quite a few of the words from my (admittedly limited) experience with Spanish.

December 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/oddballkay

I'd really love for Latin to be included on here as well. As a student studying medicine and learning Spanish, it'd be of great help.

December 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/belstar128

It could happen one day but it won't happen any time soon

December 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Melyndi

I keep hoping for it too... who knows...

December 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/TimmohB

Ever is a very long time, so I am going to take a chance and say yes.

I don't actually know how Duolingo chooses courses, I think Latin would be popular. Example, Finnish, I have been here since near the very beginning (on a previous account) and there has always been LOADS of support for Finnish, still no course.

December 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/iesnes

Latin would be nice.

December 26, 2017
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