Request to Duolingo: Please Add Articles

Let me start by saying I'm a huge fan of the Duolingo product. So, thanks for creating something so stellar. I've learned more German and Spanish using this app in the last two months than I have in my entire life.

One thing I think would improve the app though would be to always include the Der, Die, Das articles with nouns in areas where users are practicing vocabulary. One of the most difficult things about learning German is knowing which article to use for a particular noun. The best way to overcome this hurtle is to just memorize them, which can only happen through a lot of exposure. Adding the articles to the nouns in as many places as possible would help users get the exposure they need for memorization.

Thanks again for amazing work you all have done with Duolingo.

July 26, 2015


I agree, even after decades of learning German the articles are sometimes really hard to remember !

July 26, 2015

I fully agree! I would also suggest to do the same for gender. And not only in German but also in French!

July 27, 2015

Totally agree!

July 26, 2015

Yes, especially on the "Review Flashcards" section. iT just says the noun and that's it, no article or gender.

July 29, 2015

I agree!

July 27, 2015

Absolutely essential!

July 28, 2015

You're wasting time reading my comment Duolingo. Do as the OP says - now!

July 29, 2015

I agree

July 30, 2015

This comment is still spot-on, three years later. Please add!

February 8, 2019
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