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"Zij, wij" instead of "ze, we" (eng: they, we)

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This module never accepts the dutch personal pronouns "zij, wij", but only accepts "ze, we" (eng: they, we). Although, in normal Dutch these personal pronouns are also often used (written as well as spoken).

Deze module accepteert de persoonlijke voornaamwoorden "zij, wij" nooit, maar alleen "ze, we" (eng: they, we). Echter, in het normale nederlands worden deze persoonlijke voornaamwoorden ook vaak gebruikt (zowel geschreven als gesproken).

8 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
El2theK
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I don't know what sentences or module you are referring to, though in type what you hear exercises it only accepts we or wij etc. depending on the pronunciation.

If you can tell what skill you experienced this with we can have a look if there is an issue or not.

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tmrobertson07
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Problem is, often the vocal module will pronounce the unstressed form in the fast reading, and you have to hear the slow reading in order to differentiate between the two. Given that part of the intention is to improve real-time comprehension, this seems counterproductive.

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
El2theK
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While the audio isn't always as clear as it can be, often there is a clear difference in pronunciation between the stressed and unstressed form (even at normal speed). While practising it can be frustrating, though difference in stress can be important (especially for real-time comprehension).

Other than that, they are type what you hear exercises and course contributors have no influence on what answers will be accepted, nor do we have any influence on the audio.

8 months ago
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