https://www.duolingo.com/Aleenik

"L'homme parle ?"

January 19, 2013

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Aleenik

There is absolute no way to tell if this is a question or not by listening to the computer voice. There is little to no intonation in her voice. I got the answer right as the question simply asked me to transcribe the audio, but I had no idea the translation would come out to be "Does the man speak?" I thought it was going to be "The man speaks" or "The man is speaking".

January 19, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Luis_deAraujo

Even though I also got it right I agree

January 21, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Muertos

I might learn French, but I can never speak Robot.

January 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/butterfly2342

I agree as well.

January 27, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Edward19851985

I have to totally agree, whilst I understand that this is a way of asking a question, an indication would have been really helpful

February 6, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/matt.paleafei

with american slang ... wouldn't this also translate to ... "Is the guy talking?" or "the guy is talking?"

February 6, 2013
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