https://www.duolingo.com/GregHolmes7

No individual word audio anymore

It used to be that I could play audio for the whole sentence, and I could also hover over a single word and hear the audio for just that one word.

Starting a few days ago, I can still play the whole sentence, but I can no longer hover over an individual word to hear it. I hover over a word and there is no sound, nothing happens.

I looked in settings, but I don't see anything for this.

It happens in every language that I am learning. Using Firefox.

May 12, 2019

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Nanase-Miyuki

If this is a permanent change I won't be surprised because lately Duolingo has been making unnecessary changes and poor decisions involving removing useful features while making the user and learning experience worse.

If this is a bug, Duolingo staff should FIX it as soon as possible!

May 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Mike64000

Glad I am not the only one that has noticed this. It is very frustrating. I found that the ability to hear a word as well as see the word is very helpful when learning, especially in Korean. Duolingo please please please fix this. It was working well until a few days ago. Why change something when it was great ??

May 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Ed.Chan

When I mouse over part of the sentence in Korean, I have NO SOUND. I am having the same issue in two browsers.

May 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Nanase-Miyuki

I hate this change, it makes me angry that they would do this. If they keep removing features that worsen the user and learning experience like they have been doing since I joined last year, then I am quitting this site.

May 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Ed.Chan

I am hoping this sound issue is just taking a long time to fix.

May 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/he_47

Didn't notice this yet

May 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/JoshElizon2

Yes Im experiencing the same thing with Mandarin. Glad it's not just on my end. It's difficult to continue the progress that I have been on without these features. I sent a message to the Help Center in regards to this. Hopefully it gets changes back soon.

May 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Ed.Chan

They fixed the sound!

May 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/GregHolmes7

Back for me too! Thank goodness.

May 13, 2019
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