If you report the issues with poor quality audio, or other things that need correcting you might get some changes made. Referring to it here may relieve some frustration but does nothing to rectify the problem. As for the incorrect spelling being accepted I don't agree. What's the worse that can happen--you lose a heart --sometimes you have o repeat the unit. Repetition is the key to learning.
I completely agree, i think the computer voice is garbage! I use google translate to learn the pronunciation, it is much better! But the reason why letter sound different is because they are pronounced differently, this video helped me! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrIIwfUS9X4 (not advertising) i also bought this book for six bucks, it is out of date but helps! It covers all forms of pronunciation in the introduction http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0838451756/ref=dp_olp_used?ie=UTF8=used
I have trouble sometimes with the oral repetition. I repeat a sentence perfectly well, yet I get a "do not understand response." If I repeat each word very slowly, sometimes I will get a check, sometimes not. The confounding thing is that sometimes I'm stumbling all over the pronunciation, in some cases not even finishing the sentence and I will get a check! What is up with that? I'm working on a laptop, not a phone.
You know, the "the" word is different for every word. How can I understand which "the" I will use for a word? Do I have to memorize it or is there a way?
İtalyanca'da her kelimenin "the" sı farklı oluyor. Hangi kelimeye hangi "the" nın geleceğini nerede anlayacağım? Bunu ezberlemem mi gerekiyor yoksa bir mantığa dayalı mı?
Hi Sara, hopefully you already learnt this by now but if not then here goes.
For Masculine nouns, there are three forms of 'the' that can be used i.e "il, l' and lo"
il - used for singular masculine nouns that start with a consonant. (Plural, uses 'i') e.g il biscotto - i biscotti
l' - used for masculine singular nouns starting with a vowel. (Plural, gli) e.g l'ombrello - gli ombrelli
lo - used for exceptional masculine singular nouns i.e nouns starting with s+ a consonant, ps, pn, z, x, y, gn. (Plural, gli) e.g lo zaino - gli zaini
For feminine nouns, there's la and l'
la - used for singular feminine nouns starting with a consonant. (Plural, le) e.g la ragazza - le ragazze
l' - used for singular feminine nouns starting with a vowel. (Plural, le) e.g l'amica - le amiche