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Suggestion - Listen in foreign language, type in english

I think it would be great to have an excersise where you listen to the foreign language (ie spanish french whatever) and then type it in the English translation

April 30, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cheryl1

I like the idea. It's one of the more difficult things to do....translate just from the spoken language. Mimics having a conversation with a real person. Unfortunately, when you engage with a native speaker they don't carry around little whiteboards to write out what they're saying. At this point though, the computer generated voice leaves a lot to be desired and would probably make it more difficult if not impossible at times.


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

I like the idea--actually I do it already automatically sometimes, and then end up losing time in my timed practice because I have to go back and re-type it in the foreign language.

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