General

About FluentU
What is FluentU? FluentU is a new way to learn a language through authentic video content like music videos, movie trailers, news, and inspiring talks. Wit...
Thu, Feb 7, 2019 at 8:29 PM
What is the FluentU (SRS) Spaced Repetition Algorithm?
Spaced Repetition Software (SRS) helps you remember things easily by letting you review something just as you're about to forget it.  FluentU h...
Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 4:55 PM
What’s the difference between “% Learned” and “% Mastered”?
“% learned” represents short term retention and “% mastered” is long term retention. “% learned” can be increased by learning a video in a short peri...
Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 10:27 AM
I'm learning Japanese. Is there romaji?
We made a decision early on to encourage our users to type in Japanese instead of romaji whenever possible, and thus we don't have many romaji prompts ...
Sat, Mar 17, 2018 at 10:46 AM
How do I switch between languages?
You can change your language settings in Settings> Language. You can go back and forth as much as you like. FluentU will keep track of your progress ...
Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 8:02 PM
Can the speed of videos be controlled?
If you're using an iOS mobile device such as an iPhone or an iPad, you can make the speed of the audio or video slower by clicking the speed button at ...
Fri, Dec 11, 2020 at 2:32 AM
Is there a way to reset the vocab list in my account?
Currently it is not possible to reset the vocabulary list for your account.  One way to get around this is to simply create a new account.  If you&#...
Thu, Oct 4, 2018 at 12:44 PM
Why do the video notes tell me I've already learned a percentage of the words?
You are probably in Intermediate level or above.  When you choose an upper level of study, the program assumes you already know all the vocab in the...
Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 5:14 PM
If I change my language level, does the progress in my previous level get erased?
No progress ever gets erased.  When you go up a level, some new words get assumed as already known in the upper level, so your progress level changes.  Bu...
Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 5:19 PM
Can I download the videos to study offline?
On the Plus plan, you can download the following using the app:  - the audios for watching and learning  - the video's Quiz mode  - a PDF of the ...
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 at 10:23 PM