https://www.duolingo.com/dalenichols

Chineasy

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If there are plans for Duolingo to add Chinese/Mandarin in the future, I would like to suggest a collaboration with ShaoLan Hsueh of Chineasy.org With her project she is making it easy & fun to learn Chinese characters, just as Duolingo is also serving the language learning community so well with other languages! Cheers, Dale

May 28, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/olimo
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There are no plans to add Chinese or Mandarin. There will be an option to create user content to learn other languages, but no particular date has been announced for that.

May 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Madmadmad

Isn't Mandarin a form of Chinese?

May 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/jackthebiotic

It is, along with Cantonese and a few others.

May 29, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/dalenichols
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Yes, it is one of the primary dialects. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_languages

May 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Salxandra
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I thought Chinese and Japanese have been in the works for awhile. Are you saying that they have stopped development of these 2 languages?

May 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/olimo
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I don't know if they were in the works at all. They were planned before, yes, but not anymore.

May 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/celebrim
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Are we talking adding your own lessons?

May 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/dalenichols
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Well, if anyone is interested in learning Chinese characters, check out http://chineasy.org You can also see ShaoLan's TED talk here: http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/es/shaolan_learn_to_read_chinese_with_ease.html

May 28, 2013
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