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

Need for additional languages

I teach Adult E.S.L. Classes. Many of my students speak Urdu and Youroba. Those languages are not available on Duolingo.

November 4, 2019

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

There are over 6000 languages out there, no offense, but it might be easier to find another source since doulingo doesn’t have the languages. I see what you mean, the languages you need the most aren’t available. Unfortunately, it takes a really really long time for doulingo to make a new course. Maybe those are already in progress?

On a side note. What is being an ESL teacher like? How much of indevidual languages do you know?


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

I really enjoy being an ESL teacher. I speak some Spanish but my accent is really bad. I speak a little French also. I try to say a phrase in Urdu here and there and my students think it's hilarious. One day I said, "Well, that's life!", in each of the five languages that are spoken in the class. We all laughed .


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

You're just going to have to use the Direct Method. That's kind of the bread and butter of ESL teachers. Good luck!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Thomas.Heiss

Hello,

have you checked this FAQ / linked thread: https://support.duolingo.com/hc/en-us/articles/204979660-How-can-I-suggest-a-new-language-course-

If those languages requests may already exist, staff wants us to upvote the linked language threads.

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