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

Replace the US flag with the British or English flag for English learners

Please.

May 12, 2013

14 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ant.H

Yes please do! English is far more widespread than American English (UK, Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand etc etc) and the Spanish flag is used on the Spanish course...


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

I agree.. It's English, not American, so let's have the correct flag please!


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

You can see some opinions on this topic here: http://duolingo.com/#/comment/227091


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/binnai5

I think HH539's suggestion of renaming the English currently taught as American English is a great idea and if Standard English could also be added that would be wonderful. Perhaps you could also add in some idioms and slang from different regions where English is spoken.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IG88
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What do you mean by Standard English?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standard_english


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/binnai5

By Standard English I meant English English. Although down the track I'd really appreciate more variations (of all languages, not just English) to be added. Any mechanism that could be put in place to help people from different regions understand one another would be a good thing. Particularly if the intention is to translate 'all' of the web and not just bits of it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rocko2012

I want a pirate flag.


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

It pisses me off too. And Portuguese should be called Brazillian Portuguese, it's very different.


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

Yes Yes Yes. Indeedy.

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