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Speech engine

Hey all, any ideas if a better speech engine is in the making?

I have a native German speaker who helps teach me, and even she can not understand some of the spoken sentences given by the Duolingo robot.

Only a minor annoyance, but definitely in need of improvement. Keep up the good work Duolingo :)

4 years ago



Really? That's kind of a relief. I've been having so much difficulty understanding it, even with the snail button sometimes. I'll start using youtube clips and german tv shows to get a better feel for what it's supposed to sound like. Thanks so much!!!

4 years ago

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You might try out the voice in google translate, as a German I can say that it is brilliant (for the German language). For short sentences it is nearly "perfect".

4 years ago