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Lingopolo becomes 100% free

Submitted by Hugh on 8 April 2017

I am excited and extremely pleased to announce that, as of today, Lingopolo becomes 100% free.

Previously there had been a monthly or annual membership subscription if you wanted to use Lingopolo. But no more; it is now 100% free.

Why? How, then, is Lingopolo going to make money?

A little bit of history

For the why, let me first explain a little bit of history and my original plans.

Course locks and timers

Submitted by Hugh on 17 February 2017

One of the latest features in Lingopolo is course timers and locks. The problem previously is that you would be faced with lots of courses, some of which you might have studied a bit, and some not, and you never quite knew where you should be studying next.

The introduction of course timers and locks will show you exactly where you should study.

The initial state for each set of courses is for the first course to be unlocked and the others to be locked: 

Improved course layout

Submitted by Hugh on 24 June 2016

I am pleased to announce improved course layout pages. For example, the Themed Thai Courses now look as follows:

courses layout now

Basically the idea is to display a lot more courses at a glance. This will make it easier to select the course you want without having to scroll and scroll.

For comparison, here is the old layout:

Mastery Scores and High Scores constantly displayed

Submitted by Hugh on 2 April 2016

One of the small but powerful changes recently has been the addition of your Mastery Scores and your High Scores at the top of the page whenever you are logged in.

This is a very useful addition to help keep you motivated to improve.

It will show your overall score for Thai, and then that value broken down into the your mastery of words and of phrases. Finally, if you are within a lesson, it will show you what your mastery of that lesson is.

Can you beat your high score?