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Would you be interested in a simplified news website in Czech?

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I've recently started studying Norwegian on-line and I've stumbled upon Klar Tale, an easy-to-read newspaper written in simple Norwegian, apparently designed for anyone to understand. That made me remember that while studying German and Italian, I also sometimes used simplified news as resources (like Deutsche Welle's Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten) and that made me think that there's probably no such thing for people learning Czech.

As a native Czech speaker, if I knew that there are people who would enjoy such a project, I would be willing to make a dedicated website and start posting content regularly - I'm thinking a daily recap of what's happened both in the Czech Republic and abroad in sentences using simple words with ideally one idea per sentence. So my (obvious) question is - would you be interested in something like that if it were a real thing?

October 15, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/mededogen
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That'd be great!

October 15, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/DeniseSchl5

Absolutely!! I skim seznam and flip through the news channels here but it would be great to learn a little more.

October 15, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/widle
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There used to be a project like this (look up "simple Czech news") by similar volunteers but it seems they stopped long ago. I don't need it for myself, but knowing how useful are news in simple Finnish for me, I'm pretty sure you'll find audience. Good luck!

October 16, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Mikayla434302

Absolutely!

October 16, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/nueby
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It is great to see initiative. Looking forward to your progress!

October 17, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Royzer1

I would certainly be interested in something like that- I think it could be a great resource!

October 17, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/KatharinaM882088

That is a great idea. Understanding news in a foreign language is challenging. Simplified news would therefore be very helpful.

October 20, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/frozenpixie

Yes please!

October 20, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/BoneheadBass
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I think it's a terrific idea, and I hope there will be enough interest for you to get something going!

October 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/EilatBenEl

Yessss! Very much so! I live in Prague and I often try to read the Czech news websites, but I always give up because my understanding is about 20-30%. I would definitely read and recommend your (potential) website to my friends.

October 31, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Gonza_R
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Yes!! it would be very useful!!

November 1, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/baolinhnguyen
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I would love to have something like this! :)

November 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Janice580199

Very interested. Good luck I hope you do!

November 7, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/daguipa
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Yes, I would, it would be great.

December 8, 2018
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