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la insegnante

when I click l' insegnante it comes up with 'pay attention to the gender' and corrects to la insegnante, why is l'insegnante not accepted?

January 5, 2018

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/CivisRomanus

You are right, l'insegnante should be accepted, for either gender. Here Duolingo is mistaken.
La insegnante (without the elision) is ungrammatical, as clearly stated also in the grammar section of Zanichelli's website (http://aulalingue.scuola.zanichelli.it/benvenuti/2014/03/06/ripassiamo-luso-dellapostrofo/ see post dated 23 November 2015, 19:03)

It is the third time in a year that this issue has been brought up, but apparently Duolingo doesn't 'pay attention'. :-)

January 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Linda7Italian

Grazie ancora CivisRomanus...Linda Day 3;-)

January 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/CivisRomanus

No need to buy a streak freeze yet... but your Italian is already excellent.

January 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/art_parr

Secondo me ' La insegnante ' non devrebbe essere la risposta giusta, ma non ti preoccupare ed avanti.

January 6, 2018
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