Problem with Ukrainian numbers in speaking exercises

There’s something wrong with the speaking exercises that feature numbers.

Every time I speak the numbers the app doesn’t recognise them (whilst it recognises all the other words in the sentence).

I know I’m pronouncing them right.

This applies to all the numbers, even the simple ones such as два (dva, two).

June 28, 2019


I'm using the desktop version. Throughout the entire course, I have found that there are similar audio problems. For example, on one lesson in one particular exercise it would not take my "Я". Probably the simplest word next to "у". I know I'm pronouncing them right, and I have tried speaking up, slowing down, and repeating just to get the word to register. It never does. I still pass the exercise because it recognizes that I've completed most of the sentence, but the one word? -- the same one word over and over, not taking it?

All I could do is report, and since Duolingo's reporting feature is weak, I must leave a comment to explain why my report for "audio doesn't sound correct" (or whatever is selected) so that I can explain myself.

On the flip side, the Ukrainian course also unequivocally marks some words correct when I didn't even say them yet. It would make sense if there is a repeat word in the sentence, but sometimes no. Also, it will mark something correct before I've even finished saying the sentence, or if I just jokingly gibberish my way through a word. I'm thinking, "What? Seriously? You take that as an answer, but every time I say "у" or "я" you don't register my word?

June 28, 2019

I had the same problem and reported it here 2 months ago - unfortunately, I never got an answer. :/

Edit: I just realized I got an anwser from another user, but I didn't get any notifications about it.

July 6, 2019

I turned off this function a long time ago. If you want speak correctly you have to listen to native speakers more.

June 28, 2019
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