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  1. Make it so that images can be associated with books and articles.

    And show those images while doing the flashcards. If the image is the cover of a book, it would more quickly let us gather the context of the sentence.

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    • Allows user to export current intervals.

      It would be great if users could export the current interval for their words. This way, the words can be moved to another system without losing their learning progress.

      In addition, it would be great to include any other learning data that Readlang, such as difficulty. However, since we can't see any of these fields, I don't know what other fields there are related to the spaced repetition algorithm.

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      • Words' Categories

        Hi,
        I think that Readlang is the best app I have ever bumped in.
        My world list is becoming longer as the time passes so it would be very useful to give the chance of creating categories so to study it more specifically.
        Moreover I didn't succeed in installing Reading in my tablet...the info's given seem to be unuseful.
        Bye and thank you

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        • Make it compatible with Aljazeera.net

          Hi,
          It seems absurd that your plugin isn't compatible with the most important Arabic newspaper online, Aljazeera. I bought a subscription to Readlang to learn Arabic exclusively, and I cannot use it with Aljazeera? Now I am forced to read BBC.com/arabic which isn't nearly as great.

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              • Support bilingual texts for word count and CEFR level

                Human translations are still more accurate than Google Translate. So I like to upload texts like https://readlang.com/library/5bbb6a4c143b89000758ad5d/from/548 , with the original text plus the human translated version.

                Clearly this throws off the word count and readability index.

                Could you please support some sort of markup that we can use in uploaded text files, that will ignore the specified portions of the texts?

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                • Track estimated known words

                  Could you add a dashboard and stats that include your estimated vocabulary size. You could do this by by unique word count per page minus lookups that haven't been passed in SRS (like lingq.com does it).

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                  • Import Word List between different account.

                    I really appreciate if you can develop this feature.

                    Account 1 -> Export words list as .csv format

                    Account 2 -> Import Account 1 word list into his account.

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                    • Open Source Readlang

                      Now that you are working for Duolingo (congrats by the way!) and have declared Readlang has been declared "feature complete", have you considered open sourcing Readlang? I understand that you don't have the time to devote to new features, but I'm sure there are developers out there in your user base (like me) who would be more than happy to contribute to the project (even if you get the money for operating the service). There's so many good feature requests on here that I'd love to see implemented, and I think open sourcing and embracing community contributions would be a…

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                      • to modify the spaced repetition algorithm

                        I feel that the algorithm is too optimistic compared to my learning capacities. There's a flash card i reviewed recently : Got it wrong the first try because i didn't remember very well, than got it right the second try... Now the next review will be in 50 days !!! Almost two months !!! So my suggestion for the algorithm simply is to "punish" harder when you're wrong. Cut the next review delay in half for example when you failed putting the correct answer once. That's a nice tool anyway. Good job !

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                        • Audio sync rather than only YouTube video

                          My idea is basically to do an Assimil styled approach but be able to incorporate your flashcards (or Anki) with it in this way: 1) listen to the recording, 2) transcribe and sync, 3) review with flashcards and, of course, be able to click on a word to hear it individually (which I think you have as a premium already).

                          So, if I could upload audio I could then use podcasts and other sources besides YT. I'd like to be able to import audio files (Mp3 would be the first choice) and sync them up just as your YT function…

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                          • Please add the option to work with verbs with separable prefixes. Readlang is now only half way useful for German. THX

                            Please add the option to work with verbs with separable prefixes. Readlang is now only half way useful for German. THX

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                            • Auto-highlight saved words in the Web Reader

                              Implement auto-highlighting (http://blog.readlang.com/2015/03/17/auto-highlight-words.html) in the Web Reader to use when reading any web page.

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                              • Add an audio player with keyboard controls (play, pause, skip back, slow-down)

                                Similar to the one used by http://otranscribe.com/

                                Could be used to play .mp3 or .ogg files, would be ideal for podcasts or audio-books

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                                • Option NOT to save words, only translate.

                                  Too much trash goes to magic word mashine, so they are saved only when they are starred(favorite).

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                                    I’ll think about adding an option for this in future because it’s been suggested a couple of times, but I actually prefer the way it works now. Let me explain.

                                    If you click on a word or phrase, it means you don’t know what it means, or at least weren’t sure what it means. Therefore you should work on learning it in the “Learn” section, or if you made a mistake and accidentally clicked a word you already know, or it’s not useful to you, just delete it as soon as you encounter it in the “Learn” section.

                                    I don’t like the idea of an extra click to favourite each word as you are reading because one of the key motivations of the site is to make reading as distraction free as possible, adding only tools that help you understand the text and then get out of the way. This…

                                  • Add some stats/reports

                                    Hello,

                                    One more idea - it would be nice to be able to see statistics eg how many words read/ hours spent / words studied etc. I find this kind of info quite motivating , not sure if others do as well.

                                    Thanks

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                                    • Allow offline flashcards

                                      Make the current webpage work offline for studying flashcards.

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                                      • Choose pronunciation accent

                                        Would it be possible to choose between UK/US English for pronunciation of word (in the wordlist and during translation)? Thank you.

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                                        • Create a firefox extension

                                          (Firefox will not let me install the extension you posted here:)
                                          http://blog.readlang.com/content/readlangFirefoxExtension.xpi

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