I know the predominant culture along the coast is Swahili, but for our purposes here, I vote "Swahili" should be understood as pertaining to the "Swahili language."
Reported. (Both the option with just "Swahili" and the option with "the Swahili language")
Again reported (8-Oct-2018)
"If you don't learn Swahili, you will not be able to buy food in the market". Both "in the market" and "at the market" are correct - and even given as options, yet only "at" is currently accepted. Reported 23rd July 2019.
Agreed -- Duo did not accept "If you do not learn Swahili, you will not be able to buy food in the market"; reported 22 May 2020
Agreed. Reported again 17 Sep 2019.
The whole answer was already there. All i had to do was click on Grade
Correct answer provided by Duo. Reported Nov 17, 2019
Response provided as bonus. I didn't have to do anything. Reported Nov 17, 2019
I saw that numerous times in this course. The app might have additional problem with those ready responses - it doesn't then allow to change anything. Reported May 15, 2020.
The article "the" is needed before "Swahili."
Lame. I agree, unless the Swahili says "lugha ya Kiswahili"
The Swahili module was prepared by a Tanzanian. The English translation is typically bad and should have been vetted by other East African Swahili teachers.
Should have been vetted by a native speaker of English.
Variations using "won't" instead of "will not" need to be added to the list of acceptable answers.
"If you do not learn Swahili, you will not be able to buy food in the market" not accepted. Reported 24th February 2020.
"If you do not learn Swahili, you will not be able to buy food in the market". Reported 7th July 2020.