Ukrainian course is almost finished! http://incubator.duolingo.com/courses/uk/en/status
UPDATE: It says it's already 100%! :D
Thank you Ukrainian team for such a nice work done!
I love that the bonus skills are Everyday Colloquial, Holidays, and Idioms. No flirting!!!
Interested to see what Everyday Colloquial will be... isn't duolingo usually teaching us a mix of the everyday and more formal language?
As for the everyday colloquial section, I reckon it'd be something like this :D - Здоров, як справи? - Та нічо, во буду йти на базар, може шось там прихвачу собі. - Ну типу спіздиш, та? - Та да, але то всьо легально, шариш? - Ну та, тіки давай обережно, а то мєнти деколи туди заглядають. - Та пофіг, ну то шо, погнали? - Давай, братуха! Translation: - Hey, what's up? - Nothin', I'm finna go to the market, maybe I'll grab somethin' from there. - You mean you'll nick somethin' from there? - Yeah, but it's all legal, ya dig? - Well yeah, but be careful, 'cause the cops occasionally stop by. - Whatever, so aight, we finna bounce? - Let's go, bro!
Don't confuse slang and commonly used colloquial speech. This skill will practice helpful speech patterns that are widely used in everyday situations but couldn't fit any topics on a Skill Tree.
То був жарт, та ясно що шарю ;) Саме так розмовляють "пацики" на районі. А переклад - то "афро-американський" сленг :)
Can't wait for Ukrainian course! I have basic knowledge of the language, but I really wish to improve it! YAY for the team! I am sure course will be amazing!
Yay!! Super excited! A big thank you to the team for all their hard work and dedication on the course! I cannot stress how awesome you guys are!
I was super-excited to see it bump ahead of Turkish in the language list. It's like bumper cars, with a race to the end!
I wouldn't say it's bumping ahead. Turkish is set to be released on Monday. :)
For whatever reason, it moved above Turkish in the list of courses for English speakers. I'm at the point of giddy anticipation where I'll accept even illusory movement ;)
Haha, well, they will probably be released within a couple weeks of each other ;)
This is brilliant to see! Despite the problems we see happening in Ukraine on the news and whatnot, it's nice to see people encouraging others to engage with Ukranian language and culture.
Brilliant work guys and hope to see the course on Duolingo very soon!
Yep! Is it going to be out before Turkish...!? We now how four languages in the 90%s. Exciting times.
Where in Ukraine is the dialect for this app? My grandparents, who came here from Ukraine, don't understand the apps teachings. It's also confusing for myself because I grew up with their Ukrainian and this app is not even close. Like aunt was always Chocha, but now all of a sudden its Tika? This is more Polish than it is Ukrainian