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Why translating articles already translated?

I would like to know if the "Inmersion" section is just for excersise or actualy ends up suppling those pages with new translations.

I´ve encounter with Wikipedi articles that are already translated in various languages including the one I´m supposed to help (or practice) with.

Example: http://www.duolingo.com/translation/4a77505f48bcdf0ed748829f9e175844

Wikipedia Saxophone

5 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/PatrikH

The unofficial truth: its excercise.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kai_E.
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Quoting mstreeter (http://www.duolingo.com/mstreeter) "we plan to publish the translations to the target-language Wikipedias, but aren't doing so currently. You're welcome to do it yourself in the meantime."

So it'll eventually mean something to finish a Wikipedia article or submit one and finish it.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Viaggiatore

On quick inspection, the English and French Wikipedia articles seem different.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wombatua
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Hear hear. There are German Wikipedia articles that I've seen run through at least three times - Adolf von Nassau is one of them; I worked on it more than a year ago and now it's back. Why?

5 years ago