https://www.duolingo.com/NoNameHaveI

When will immersion and voice-lessons come to Dutch?

It's all in the patience but one can't seem adjust to that ideal without first knowing how long one must be patient. Approximately, when will immersion be coming to Dutch? And, perhaps, more importantly, when will one be able to practice Dutch pronunciation? The setting is enabled but the exercises never appear, so one can only assume that they do not yet exist. Awaiting replies, thank you.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/NoNameHaveI

Sorry for the use of the gender-neutral indefinite pronoun "one" here. I'm trying to use it more often when attempting to apply concepts to an indefinite amount of people.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GeniusJack
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The Dutch team members told me that they have no control over when Immersion comes. My guess is that it will be added once the Dutch course leaves beta. :)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NoNameHaveI

There arises another question: when, approximately, will that be?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/G0108

Well, it seems pretty close to exiting beta but who knows. It could be another 2-3 months.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NoNameHaveI

Of course, that is how development goes ;)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Prithi88
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It might even take to exit beta only until next year. Who knows???

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Prithi88
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Probably I don't know but perhaps it will come when Dutch is 'Graduated from beta' , currently it is now 'Released in beta' so it's kind of the second stage('Released in beta') if u know what I mean. I hope this helps.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wiorka
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Speaking exercises for Dutch exist, but whether you have them in lessons might depend on your browser. You need a flavour of Flash that can accept input, or maybe you have some setting that is not enabled. For me (on Ubuntu) it works only in Chrome (which uses pepper flash). In Firefox and Opera I don't get pronounciation exercises, even though flash itself is working and I don't have any other issues.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NoNameHaveI

Hmm. I am using Chrome on Windows.

4 years ago
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