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Cajun French

What does it take to add a langue to Duolingo? Cajun french is a rapidly dying langue. I think it would be great to see a revival of this unique french dialect.

October 2, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hughcparker

It's worth looking in the help section of the website for these sorts of questions. There's a link at the bottom of every Duolingo page, and in the menu that appears when you hold your mouse over the username at the top of the page.

Have a look at this article from the help section: https://support.duolingo.com/hc/en-us/articles/204979660-How-can-I-suggest-a-new-language-course-


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CaroEnrico

By an amazing coincidence I was just reading about Cajun French (and Patwa) earlier today. I agree that it would be great if it, along with hundreds of other dying languages, could be revived. But would it be the best use of Duolingo's staff's time to develop such a course, even assuming people able to do so were at hand? I mean, how many people would actually be interested in doing such a course?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/David617471

I would be interested in learning, more people speak Cajun French than Navajo, or Hawaii for that matter... still it’s up to the developers. Regardless... there’s a Cajun French dictionary by Mr Jules O. Daigle, it has a ton of words and expressions, plus a pronunciation guide.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/David617471

Cajun French has 150,000 native speakers, compared to the Hawaïenne language’s 8,000 and Navajo’s... oh, never mind about Navajo then. It has more speakers than Cajun French, still would be great to see Cajun on here though.

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