https://www.duolingo.com/SteveRidout

Trying Duolingo Stories has never been easier!

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You may have noticed a new tab named Stories in the top bar on the Duolingo website. If you’re looking for a fun and fast way to boost your reading and listening skills there’s never been a better time to try out Duolingo Stories!

Stories is currently only available on the Duolingo website for English speaking learners of Spanish, French, German and Portuguese.

2 weeks ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Meduzian
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I hope to see more langueges in Stories someday!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Havesomebread

I love the stories they have I just wish they had a wider variety of languages, like Turkish for example:P

3 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Henry53109

Yes you are right

1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dessert-Rose
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Yep! But that'll come! :)

16 hours ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cartwheelcool

oui

7 hours ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MissSpells
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Stories are my favourite duolingo feature. I am really enjoying the new export words to tinycards feature. I plan on rereading all the stories now that I can practice the new vocab with tinycards so easily.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ronkisimo
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yeah the tinycards thing is great. I think it would be cool if we could refresh all of the cards from a certain language-stories group mixed though. there is a button but it doesn't work.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Puccini2018

"I am really enjoying the new export words to tinycards feature."

Would you, please, tell me what "new export" are you referring too ? (I use the Tiny Cards by myself and I would be interested to the new feature you seem to speak about) Thanks!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Cely988
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After you finish a story there's a tab at the bottom that allows duolingo to export all of the vocab you've learned in the story to your tinycards profile and it makes a new vocab list. To allow this all you have to do is select "on" at the end of a story :)

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/global6000

it's easy just go to stoeies

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Paul153436
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This is exactly what I am doing. I'm currently on set five and doing 'Le Chasseur' but I am re-reading the stories from set one so that the vocabulary gets added to Tiny cards. Then the next day I do the set of cards to try to reinforce the new words.

I agree with the observation below asking why the titles are in english rather than the target language. Previously if I did not understand the title it made me inquisitive to find out what it meant!

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jessbunnyland16

hi

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ZairaCulaGaytan

stop

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ArmenAmirb

hi

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FatSheep2867

hi

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TheRussianBorsch

Hello

1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FatSheep2867

hi

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FatSheep2867

hi

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/global6000

for wat

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ZairaCulaGaytan

stop

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DavidMacht

sup

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ZairaCulaGaytan

sup

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RicardodaS470454

YYYYYYYAAAAAAAAARRRRR!

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Linda7Italian

Once again we students of Italian are left wanting! Sempre speranza......

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Meduzian
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There are some good books for starters (ll signor Rigoni, Pasta per due, Storie di due minuti - from Alma edizioni ) ... I hope it would be helpful.

I'm just in the same boat and there's no Italian course from my motherlingue

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Keikou_
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We actually read Pasta per due at school, it's really simple to grasp and I was the only person who laughed at the joke(s) in it x'D (probably because I am the only motivated person in that class to study Italian, thus nobody really got it, but it was funny anyway)

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ale105202

so true! Please add this feature to the italian course!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Alex_McFlierWW

yes please!

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/compsognathus
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Yessss!!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MarcinM85
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That's great! Does it mean that stories are no longer an experimental project and they became a true part of Duolingo? They still appear in Labs though.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ArmenAmirb

yup they are a true part :)

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/az_p
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Nice one! Well done, team!

One question, though - what was the reasoning behind renaming the stories in English rather than using the target language?

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SteveRidout
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Using the target language for the story names was good to give people more exposure and did make it feel more immersive. But more users actually played the stories when we switched the titles to English. We think it's because for some users, titles in the target language don't immediately grab their attention when casually scanning the homepage.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/elvper
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It would be nice to have a little option to switch them back to the target language though. It absolutely isn't a necessity, just a little detail.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Fauzan836172

Exactly. Its just a tiny detail, but gives us users control over the level of immersion each of us wants. I feel they should make that option available for us to switch the names' language.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tachy90
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I feel like if you're serious about learning you shouldn't be put off by a non-English title . . . idk nbd i guess but imo the more immersion the better.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MorganVar60
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In an ideal world, people trying to learn would not be put off by sneering put-downs either. But it can happen.

Also, if we were all REALLY serious about learning a language we wouldn't need programs like Duo, with silly rewards like crowns and lingots. We could learn Spanish with just a copy of Don Quixote and a Spanish dictionary, like Horation Hornblower. But the fact that we are all here means that none of us are serious enough to go it on our own like that, and can use the encouragement and help that Duo provides. If English titles encourage people, that is a good thing.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JM3bGj

Well, I'm here and I'm very serious about learning how to speak Spanish. But having a Spanish novel and dictionary isn't enough for me. I like using Duo because it's interactive and that helps me to learn.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Melyndi
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yeah well learning out of a book just isn't as effective on it's own because you don't get to actually hear it. That's the real beauty of Duo though the levels/crowns etc are great too :3

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MorganVar60
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I absolutely agree it is not anywhere near the best way to learn. It's just harder.

My point is, I think it is REALLY counterproductive for people to sneer at tactics that make learning easier, more fun, and less intimidating for others, with the argument that a serious learner "shouldn't" need them. If people need them, they need them, and should use them. The most difficult part of learning any language is battling discouragement, and the best way to get discouraged and give up is to listen to people telling you that you "shouldn't" need the methods that work for you.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pyint
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I'm a serious learner. I've spent time with Don Quixote. ;-)

I've also got 20 golden owls in 6 weeks because I find duolingo a useful way to get extremely fast feedback cycles on details of language use. :-)

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ian838392

Here here! The English titles in these really funny 'Stories' have grabbed my attention and I can't wait to work on them each day!! Thank you DL!!! 2 lingots each for Morgan, Steve and JM. No, I think I'll give Steve 5 lingots. Cheers Ian

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tachy90
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I wasn't sneering at anybody.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Vannaty

If you feel you aren't ready, or don't know enough words to know you'd be interested in that particular story, you shouldn't be put down. Be kind, be empathetic. Use language study to learn more about how others are different instead of being close minded and rude.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tachy90
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I'm sorry if my comment was hurtful. My intent wasn't to be judgemental, just to point out the positive case for more immersion. I wasn't trying to stereotype anyone as being 'not serious'.

And like i said, really not a big deal either way.

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Henry53109

Thank you very much How was your day today

1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ronkisimo
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More important than the names I feel bringing back the hidden word option would be great. even though i did not use it much, in the future i definitely would add a level of difficulty with little work for the team.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/az_p
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Thanks for the reply :)

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Henry53109

Please I need a help

1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Karuna8063

IF you want people to respond, its really helpful to say what you need help for. Be as specific as possible.

1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Henry53109

Thank you, Karuna How can I send someone message

1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Karuna8063

the only thing I know how to do on Duo is to respond to the discussions. Or you can report things but its very limited and often doesn't cover what you want to say. Were you hoping to do something else here on the discussion page?

1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Henry53109

Or communicate with someone

1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Henry53109

Thank you Karuna I really appricaite your kindness and time

1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hokusai_1
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Thanks a lot, Duolingo is great, I like all the collaborators, may I suggest to add English - English on Duo-stories, many foreign people ( like me ) can use it to improve their English skills. :)

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Meduzian
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that's true - many people ask for that )

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MarkRusso12

Stories are, hands down, the greatest thing to come out of Duolingo so far. You get to really get into the language and further your reading AND listening comprehension. Plus, since they're voice acted, they are actual native (or what sounds like native) speakers. Once it comes to the mobile app, Duolingo will be an incredible resource all around (although it already is).

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hokusai_1
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You're right, the stories feature has the potential to become the core of Duo, it gives Duo dynamics, language teachers all over the world should use the story-app, it is becoming the best tool all over the web, and it's free, it helps and will help so many of us. For some of us it's like the awakening from the dark ages to the renaissance ! Greetings to all from Belgium!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/slogger
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Thanks for posting this I didn't see the new tab until you mentioned it.

Please consider the suggestion made by Fuurinkazan to have each story available to play all the way through without stopping. It could be, perhaps, a reward for finishing the story successfully.

OT: Thanks, as ever, for your readlang site! It is marvelous.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rev._mother

Other languages. Other languages. Other languages.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Celica2898
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I have waited for this day. Now I just need to wait for stories in other languages. ;P

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JonathanWaggoner

I am a big fan of the Stories feature; it was an excellent idea. I am proud of you guys for integrating this!

I am a Spanish teacher, and I feel that this feature has a great deal of potential to help strengthen people's skills.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MC_BIFTA
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when can we expect them for other courses? exciting feature!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JonathanWaggoner

That would be nice, but I expect it takes a lot of work.

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Thank you! Now if only there was a way to play the whole audio from start to finish!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/compsognathus
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Awesome! I'd love to see them in Italian, any idea if that is a possibility?

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Brian223009

Sounds great. When can we expect to see this in Greek ??

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https://www.duolingo.com/abc.ra
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Please unlock the stories and allow us to choose what we would like to read. Thank you.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/markb_uk

The stories in Spanish are great! The always have bizarre and bonkers storylines which make you smile. They a great addition to the whole Duolingo learning experience.

2 weeks ago

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It's nice that it's more visible now. Does it also mean that they're here to stay? (out of beta / trial) If yes, that would be really good news!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Shakeira1218

Nice to see that this feature has been added. It really helps with learning. Thank you guys for all your hard work! Hope that you can add stories for more languages in the future!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Linda7Italian

Hi Steve. I think you should moderate the excitement of your post just a tad as some of us have no stories, never have had, probably never will have. Our Italian club is writing its own. But we're happy for those with stories, of course. Ciao.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kejame
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These stories are fantastic! Of all of the additions and improvements of Duolingo the stories are my favorite.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cwalsh
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Yaaaay!!!!

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https://www.duolingo.com/Ausir
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Any chance of them making their way to the app too?

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pentaan
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On my Android phone, stories are working well in the Firefox browser app!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/forrestfoxen

I just tried a story and I really just wanted to say that I liked it a lot. Before the updated Spanish for English tree added 60 new lessons, I was starting to get worried. The extra 60 lessons and the crowns really added a significant amount of coursework. Now the stories and podcasts. I'll be set for awhile. Thanks Duolingo!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SofiaTkachuk15

Thats awesome!

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Riham411
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yes i just try it and i love it actually its so helpful

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Henry53109

Yes you are right

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https://www.duolingo.com/tachy90
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Hella

Nice one, guys.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/eastbaybrett

Really enjoying the stories!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/C_R_A_Z-Y1273

I like JUST noticed it. Nice idea!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/OmriLevy8
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The stories feature sure is great, but I'd like to point something out: I have started taking the German from English course about two years ago. 4 months ago I decided to start taking French, but I wanted to use the French from German course in order to improve my German on the way. The problem is that when entering the Stories tab, and choosing French, it adds the French from English course to my profile and all the xp I earn from the stories is then added to that course rather than the French from German course. Would love for it to be that Duolingo detects that if you have a language available in Stories, but taken in a language other than English, it will add the xp to that course, and that if you have multiple versions of a course (i.e. French from English and French from German) at the same time, you'd be able to choose the one you want to earn the xp in or something of the sort. Either way, the stories feature is great and I can't wait for it to be expanded to other languages too! (P.S. still waiting on the chatbots for the website version!)

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Anastasia913400
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I really enjoy stories! are there going to be stories on different languages?

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ryanaissance

Stories sound awesome, too bad they're not in the languages I'm focusing on. At least I have a copy of "The Mystery of Nils" for now.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MaeWest08

Very interesting and helpful!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Bruno_de_Brito
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I always loved those stories! Any plan to expand in the future to other languages? :)

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Linda513605

I love the stories. They motivate me to study harder so I can "cheat" less.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Henry53109

Yes you are right

1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JuicyTheMage

Do you know if there will be any stories for Russian?

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/neio75
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Better late than never

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LauraLipner1

I would love to see Duolingo prepare stories in Hebrew. I've been reading the Spanish stories and love them! I would also like to see the point system which is used in the tiny cards in Spanish also used on the Hebrew flash cards. This is very motivating to achieve the extra points.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mandy367978

THANK YOU DUOLINGO and SteveRidout! I began using this feature a few days ago. Wow, what an awesome way to learn. I love it.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Joshfour
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When will more languages become available?

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I hope to see more stories in more languages. The stories feature is the best thing Duolingo has ever done!!!

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lillierae2018

I love the stories some are so funny.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Filip_Ciric

When stories will start for Polish language? :)

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Julia_btc

Awesome!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TurningAway

Im learning spanish, i see it

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/abananza

Loving the new stories feature! Even though it's not in the app yet, it works great on mobile if you navigate to the site on your device. Great job, Duolingo team!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hannah639266

J'aime le Stories de Duolingo!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ArthurByro

Hi Steve I was wondering if the team is planning on doing Dutch Stories or working on them?

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/robin.fli
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I love the stories and like the new way to access them. I would like it if they returned to naming the stories in French, Spanish, Portuguese and German again. That was another good practice in understanding a language.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Gemma549318

This is a great idea, exactly the help I was looking for

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RiyaFlower8

Yes! I had posted some information about this and had some questions. They are all answered now! The new "Stories" feture is amazing!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cleetus.4

i agree with you alot.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Noah273667

I really want to have Duolingo Stories in Russian or Danish! Please Duolingo!!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ecneb85
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And Duolingo Stories page has never been buggier! Already reported but nothing happens.. bug

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/clrice5
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I am sure the developers will resolve it in due time if reproducible.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Vinicius842373

Hi Just to say that if anyone is willing to learn Finnish (I have heard people talking about it not being on Duolingo) , try www.tasteoffinnish.fi. It is a free Finnish online course with several lessons created by the University of Helsinki for students studying there. I hope it helps.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/compsognathus
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Is there an Italian story course in the works? :P

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RobertColumbia

Instead of tweaking the UI to make it slightly easier to use, do you think you could instead spend time bringing Stories out for other languages? I suppose I'm dreaming when I think we might someday have Stories for Hebrew, but I guess I can still dream....

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Warren579807

I finished all the German stories, and am patiently waiting for more! Get on your horse, Duo!

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JoshuaSwart
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I get the feeling that it's gonna be a long time before Stories can be used for most languages on Duolingo. It's a little upsetting to hear about all the updates when it's not available for the two languages I learn the most seriously: Esperanto and Dutch.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Felimare
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Stories were great when they worked but lately they no longer load properly. I get a blue status bar indicating that audio is loading but when the bar is complete nothing else happens. I'm using Safari and Mac OS High Sierra. Anyone have any ideas on how to fix this?

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MariaClery
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I get this too also when I've almost finished I Ger an error and it re starts again. I also find the arrow buttons very unresponsive

3 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MariaClery
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No answers yet ???

1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PycLearner
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It's unfortunate that despite the Russian course having more 'active learners' it still does not have the 'words' or 'stories' feature like portuguese does.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sub282877

I finished all the stories, when are new ones coming?

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Christophe512190

Really enjoyed the stories in French. I'm using past tense b/c I've read them all! Looking forward to the next batch, thanks Duolingo!

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Paul153436
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I've said this elsewhere but I have started doing the stories from scratch so that I can get the vocabulary in Tiny Cards. Then I do the cards to reinforce the vocabulary. This really helps me because I don't always remember the new words/phrases given in the stories.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SofiSanaJo

I also love Duolingo Stories they are so interesting.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/C_R_A_Z-Y1273

This is nice...however, you can access stories threw "Labs" which is now right next to "Stories". Also, after some lessons, you get an ad advertising stories. I think it's a bit much.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Will341451

¡Hola! Quería decirte que me encantan tus historías nuevas. Ellos son la funcion mejor en Duolingo y espero que tu creativo/a recibe un aumento salarial, porque su trabajo es increíble.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SwagbossAimen

I find it easy - FRENCH AND SPANISH. I have just started this and it is excellent!! Thank you so much duolingo.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mandy367978

Yes, thank you duolingo.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GOPNIKLEARNER

ADD RUSSIAN BLYAT

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dephiance

The stories are amusing

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MariaClery
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Im having problems with the stories, the response time is very slow when you click the arrow. Also I'm doing the morning muffin and each time I get close to finishing it it cuts out. Dine this three times now. I will not be able to go to next section if this continues .

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Chrissy348241

Can the stories feature be used on the mobile app? Or just though the website? I used to like the conversation bots which could be used on both.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mandy367978

I get them on my phone via my email.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HorseStarburst28

It's really fun if you haven't done it you should try it.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GaryClayto

I look forward to Italian being added to the Stories available

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cherke

"Trying Duolingo Stories has never been easier!"

Not for Italian learners..

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SimonHuang16

I like Duolingo Stories!

2 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Twisted328116

Is there a way to talk to others through a live chat speaking a different language?

1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Tubalegend
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It would be amazing if this became available for Danish learners. I know we are smaller in number but we are so passionate about our dansk! Tusind tak!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Noah273667

I would love if this happened! It could strengthen my Danish skills and right now I'm trying to help my listening skills in Danish and it will help 100% if they released a Danish story mode! PLEASE DUOLINGO!!!!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MariaClery
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I would love some Irish stories le do thoil

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Henry53109

Yes you are right Are you from Irish?

1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SuddenlyCoding

Mojosa! Mi tre sxatas Duolingo rakontoj por la hispana. Dankon por laboras multe en gxi!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Giang.Le2606

So I have to use the web browser and the app at the same time in order to be able to read stories on Duolingo. I don't understand why there is no stories tab in the app.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/fuzzy285293

I started doing the stories a few weeks ago and love them! the more I work with my duolingo, the easier it is to actually understand the stories! I have also added some Spanish books to my Kindle that have also been easy to ready and understand. I'm so glad that Duolingo is working!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WayneWestl1

Why are there no stories or podcasts for Russian? When is the planned release?

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/icapote

This makes a lot of sense, thanks!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PowersDragon

wow i never none there were stories.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AbdoshXY

great feature !

if there's also a way to practice speaking it will definable be perfect!

I suggest a tab for music and Karaoke ...

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/psikologg1

hi anyone improve to turkish can add me on fb. psikologg1 Im a native turkish speaker

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Androniks

Please basic stories in Norwegian please T_T, I learnt more than one language in past, it's quite essential to read & translate to learn

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FrancescaW496721

Will there be any Greek stories coming?

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mehdi.shay

Hope to get to that level to start stories :)

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Aamorri

Thanks for the information! Really helpful

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/clrice5
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I love this new feature, Duolingo. Thank you for working to make learning new languages enjoyable (agradable)!

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/leroy383287

I am very new to Duolingo and languages in general. I am currently learning French. I've been on Duolingo for perhaps a couple months. Would it be recommended being so new to try Stories? Also, thus far I am realizing not knowing the French alphabets makes it a little difficult. Would Stories or any other feature on Duolingo help with that? Or would I catch on in time following the recommended path (Basic, Basic 2, greeting, etc)

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Paul153436
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I'd say try one of the first set and see how you do. If it seems too hard carry on down the tree and try again in a month say.

I know I found them hard to start with but am now on set 5 and am going back through from the first set again to add the vocabulary to Tiny Cards (which I definitely recommend doing the duolingo tree on). I am still picking up new things from set one. I think you only get things when you have read them a few times (as long as you are at the right level).

Anyway good luck keep it up I've just passed my one year streak and made level 25 a while ago! I am definitely still learning.

Have a few lingots as I know they are hard to get at the start.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JoyceJo4
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Hi Leroy, I understand not knowing the alphabet. I'm also studying french but I learned the basics in high school. I often post french pronunciations, plurals and other tips in my club. It would help if you asked your club members. If they can't help, find another club until you find one that helps you learn.

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Pa5pa

I love Stories. If they are not available for mobile, can you please change that? Thank you so much!

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/maki_mack

I love these stories with the Tinycards after! :)

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KarenDavie696237

Just found it and tried my first one today (in Portuguese). what a great extra feature - thanks Duolingo!!

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Tromono15
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I love stories

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mohammad676718

It's true, doulingo stories are exellent.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/trustfundbaby

This is AHMAZING!!!! I was literally turning over this exact idea in my head for my own personal use, because I wanted to try my had at longer more complex pieces of French/Spanish (both of which I'm learning).

I was going to randomly find french passages, paragraphs with translations and have them emailed to me every morning so I could practice reading comprehension.

This is 3 Million times better! wow.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/M4R-KU5
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I love this feature. It helps so much to hear full sentences spoken, and since I am a beginner, to be able to "hover" over a word or phrase to see it's meaning.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dephiance

The stories are amusing

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Miodek56
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I love them. I'm really keen to see them developed for and added to the Greek and Polish courses too.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Geerten16

Any chance there are gonna be stories in Chinese soon too?

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Stef1305
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Too bad im learning spanish in german :(

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lean_Mise

I've only just started on stories and finding them very helpful and fun, but I can't find the 'on' at the end of the story to export the vocabulary. Is that because I'm using Firefox or have I missed a setting somewhere?

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hongcuong96

great way to improve reading and listening skills !!

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YangXinZhang

wow you are good at all languages.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GiannaBabb1

I like the stories!

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HorseStarburst28

Cool

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JesseDReed10

Great post. I think I will try stories now and see what I can learn.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/_aliixoxo_

Nice boots dude

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Cookie977947

Can’t access stories on my iPad Pro no matter what I try. The audio never finishes loading.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/global6000

I had

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/global6000

just go to stories that is easy

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bobgirl10

Chinese? How bout that

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MalpalG

Amazing!

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/griffindance
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What could be better than Stories...?

Well, maybe a system where users could work on translating new texts instead of working on the same boring repetitive juvenile pieces of junk. We could call this programme something like "Deep In" or "Totally Surrounded" to describe the feeling of all your thoughts being concentrated on translating and understanding native level texts.

Wait I know, we could call it "Immersion."

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mohammedha150894

does it work in the applicaition too , i mean the phone applicaition

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Claire1156

Cool!

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nick.Blank
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It would be amazing for Spanish-speaking courses :)

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kdhy11
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Great job on the expanded menu of stories!

Quick question: When I first clicked on "Stories", I got the menu of all available languages with Stories. I did set #1 of French. Now the system will only show me the menu for French stories. I've tried going back "Home" and then to "Stories" -- same result. I'm trapped in a French dimension without my Tardis. How can I get back to the multi-dimensional, multi-lingual array of Stories?

Thanks!

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SteveRidout
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You should hover over the flag icon next to your avatar in the topbar and select your desired language from the dropdown menu. If you don't see the language you wish to study, click the "Add a new course" option.

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kdhy11
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I tried, I really did . . .

I added German to my course list and hovered -- only to be shunted back to French Stories. I tried doing some exercises in German to validate my German course selection. I am still being shunted into French Stories only, even when clicking on "Labs" and "Stories" from within the German "tree".

I even tried going outside Duolingo, with a Google search for "Duolingo stories German" -- and got shunted to French Stories. My search page was here: https://duckduckgo.com/?q=duolingo+stories+german&t=h_&atb=v72-4&ia=web

It seems that I am locked into the last language that I did Stories work in. When there was only Spanish, this wasn't a problem. But with all the great work that the various teams have put into expanding the Stories selection, I'd rrrrrreally like to use them to brush up my rustier languages.

I cannot find a way to pull up the umbrella page for all available language Stories (very surprised that Google couldn't get me to the main Stories menu).

What am I missing? Is anyone else experiencing this? Can anyone get my linguistic Tardis back???

Helpu min!

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kdhy11
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THANK YOU FOR FIXING THIS!!! I just noticed that the Stories tab has gone; clicking on the Labs tab now brings up the umbrella page for all available stories. I am soooo happy. Y'all rock!

2 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/canyoufriendme

I wish that they had the stories in hawaiian

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ZachariahLipman

The tiny card have toughtme a lot! :)

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Murishies

Cool!!

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ian858
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ESKETTIT, STORIES ARE LIT

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TorraElfEa

Could you make some for Ukrainian?

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LukeBolen

I love the stories. They are very helpful.

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Joshumz
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Add stories to the app pls.

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KatherineB162886

Will teachers be able to track student progress in the near future?

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LucasMancan

That is a great idea !

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/John029
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Steve, i like 'Stories'. Only suggestion, it would be good to move to a higher level without completing every (more simple) story.

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Roberto293622

das ist großartig neu und macht süchtig

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Annabeth1316

Yes! I love the stories, they added a fresh new way to engage in learning more words. Duolingo does it again...

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/shardaunei
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I hope Stories will be available in Japanese learning, too. I really enjoy them for Spanish.

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kabirrules

I leveled up 10 times thanks to “Aik” in Hindi. They asked me what it meant like...20 times.

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Robert.Paulson

As a lifelong reader, I am honestly always super impressed with the stories feature. It's really engaging and fun, and of course teaches me a lot of new words in real life context. Thanks!

3 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/professorcorney

Excellent!

3 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TRAVISLEST1

I have not tried duolingo storyies yet.

3 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jeigmz
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Looking forward to see stories in Chinese, English and Esperanto.

3 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Juliettefa19

In what way is it easier? Like how is it easier for you? I would love to know.

3 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/gagliajn

I really like the new interactive German stories. I usually access Duolingo via the mobile app now I am going to switch back to web, Duo Lingo. PS Please make a Lating course.

2 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/adrianacalado

I love this feature! I hope they do not discontinue it as it seems to still be a part of their experimental projects under the 'labs' section too. It's really helping me understand my level of understanding of the language, as I feel like just using the daily lessons and practice sometimes gives me a false sense of achievement!

2 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Harry98s

It would be amazing if there was a section that allowed users to make there own and other users could make notations on lines and sentences! :) i would like to read what people with around my skill set want to write :D

2 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pkwesi77
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Can we expect stories to arrive on the mobile app?

2 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lilli2.0

I've been waiting so long for this!! I wasn't on doulingo for a while and when I came back on the chat bots were gone and I was sad so i'm happy to see them back

2 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Karuna8063

Are there likely to be stories in English any time soon? I'd like to use them with my nephew so he can both see and hear simple English stories at the same time.

2 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SimonHuang16

I am a beginner in Spanish course. I have just tried Duolingo Stories in Spanish! It was a little bit out of my Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD), but I managed to get through the text. It was really fun! I love it.

2 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/markandrew
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Italian, please!

1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/chin2wim

good

1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GigiKuper

I love doing Stories, its so fun!

1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TheRussianBorsch

Awesome!,

1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hethay
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1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sophie969372

It is great. I’m learning German. I can use stories to help

1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bob987768

yes i totally agree

1 day ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wcccedcon

The concept is absolutely brilliant!

12 hours ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JamieEgan

bxcadvausybcvgdsbvg HELPPPP IM BEING HELD HOSTAGE THIS IS MY ONLY FORM OF COMMUNICATION bhjixfvuihsbdfvfkbgzfusvbfjsvbksvzbhjvjb

12 hours ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FabioAugus510777

HI

12 hours ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Gambelguy
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I have completed Set 10 in French but am not allowed to go to Set 11. Please help.

10 hours ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WiscoFrankie

I agree

9 hours ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Licon12

:|

8 hours ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Quillingos
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Is Stories going to be on the Android app? I couldn't find it but think it would be a great way to practice when I get bored of the grammar exercises.

4 hours ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Fissukki

F

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DevinDawso8

?

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lildown5

hi

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lildown5

yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaasssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AidenDeRuz

plz donate, I want to unlock something for 30 lingot's in the store and I donated most of my other lingot's to a friend. So plz feed me lingots and donate to me.

5 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/icapote

WOW

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AllisonBro529682

its cool

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Vinny493379

lease give me some lingots, I am poor, thanks, have a great day

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/chuparrosa38
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How come there's still no new ones?

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/chuparrosa38
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For those not keeping count, the last set was on August 7. That's over 2 months ago. Why such a long delay?

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/REALjojosiwa

you guys are all trash

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Linda7Italian

Frank. Are you having a bad day? Hope it gets better.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Giovanni0604

Frank, it's okay to have a bad day every once in a while, but you need to have manners here on the forums. Please go ask an adult how you can improve this skill. If you'd like some information, do a Google Search on how to act online. I hope when you are done, you will come back and delete this post. Have a nice day! See, that last sentence was an example of manners. You're catching on already.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FrancescaW496721

One day I was very frustrated - had difficulty navigating the site and finding what i needed. I was not at my best in one of my posts. People on this site responded with help and suggestions. I promptly apologized for being less than kind. It reminded me that when frustration sets in, one should stop, breathe, and lead with one's better self. Frank will hopefully, give that a try.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/chuparrosa38
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I didn't say anything rude, I simply asked why it's been so long since the last set of Stories. And yet 8 people downvoted my comment. What was so offensive about my question?

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cleetus.4

that is rude take that back. not cool

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YangXinZhang

i agree with cleetus.4

1 day ago
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