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Listening exercises.

It seems to me that in exercises the voice speaks with an accent. Is it true? Listen is hard to me, and I am native Russian speaker.

November 3, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Shady_arc

The voice speaks with a standard Moscow/St.Petersburg accent. If you belive that the absence of accent exists, this is probably what you would call speech without an accent.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Olga_Kapova

I do not hear this accent in the Saint-Petersburg. I live in Saint-Petersburg all my live.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Shady_arc

Sound like a plain standard pronunciation to me. Professional voice talents usually sound about like that—on radio, on TV, in films and audio books, in transport announcements. The rest depends on your own pronunciation,


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Olga_Kapova

But perhaps one skill I disassembled with hard , said there is "так" or "как".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Shady_arc

Давайте уж по-русски. Я не понимаю. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Olga_Kapova

Давайте! :) Возможно, но в одном навыке я с трудом разобрала, голос произнес "так" или "как".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Shady_arc

Лучше конкретные предложения указывать. Например, "Я хочу эту чашку", как можно проверить (тут, голос Юлия), читается неправильно. Но иногда можно придумать другое предложение (с небольшими изменениями), чтобы всё было правильно.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vytah

The voice isn't the best, that's true, but the alternatives weren't better (even if some of them sound nicer).

Everything is explained here: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/11438220


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fiziksphreak

My only complaint would be the speed at which she talks. Normal talking I can differentiate the words but I cannot with her. However, my wife (she is from the Ukraine) had no difficulty understanding her.

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