https://www.duolingo.com/RodrigoEsp464894

New voice on the lesson

The new voice Duolingo put cannot be understood well, why they did that change?

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/MouPeMantissa

You will get used to it. The dude (we call him Ruben) sounds a lot more Dutch than the woman (Lotte) and sounds less abrupt and unnatural. I really struggled to make out anything he was saying at first, but now I can understand him clearly and easily. Just keep practising and you'll be amazed by how quick you come to learn it.

2 years ago

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They changed the voice because it was unnatural and did not sound like how Dutch is actually spoken.

Just practice listening. The new voice sounds much more like an actual native speaker, and listening to an accurate voice will help you a lot in the long run.

2 years ago

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It sounds like they slowed down the new voice a bit. Hopefully that helps!

2 years ago
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