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. Wi...
Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 4:53 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
How do I type in Japanese?
In order to input Japanese characters (including hiragana, katakana, and kanji), you’ll first have to enable Japanese input.  For iPhone, go to Settings...
Thu, Feb 8, 2018 at 3:54 PM
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 type or write Chinese characters or pinyin?
To input Chinese characters, you need to add a Chinese keyboard in your iPhone's settings. You can do this by going to: Settings > General &...
Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 8:25 PM
How do I type accented letters for Spanish, German, or French?
To type an accented character for Spanish, German, or French, just press and hold the most similar letter.  For example, to type ñ, press and hold n...
Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 4:48 PM
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?
Video playback speed cannot be controlled (made faster or slower).  We might consider adding this feature in the future, but for now we believe that...
Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 4:57 PM
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.  ...
Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 5:01 PM