I am half way up the Hebrew tree and I thought the biggest shortcoming of the recently released Hebrew course was the complete lack of audio (eventhough I have some existing knowledge of Semitic languages, so I often know how it should sound like). But today I read that some people do have audio! ... So I wonder, are there more learners out there who don't have any audio files to support them in their efforts?
Please, share your experiences.
Ensure you have your speakers turned on in settings, and tell it to automatically say the sentences - I've also found that having listening exercises switched on seems to make it more willing to play the sentences ;) This can be a bit buggy with Duolingo. For the most part, if you see a little blue speaker next to the sentence, then that sentence has audio. Clicking the blue speaker should make the sentence play. If you've tried everything else, it's a little annoying to have to tell it to speak, but it's doable.
Thanks for your help, Sarah! I don't know what happened. In the other courses I did get audio, but because of your suggestion I decided to have a look at the settings anyway. And I do not know what happened, but for some reason the settings seem to have changed for Hebrew and it said the speaker was turned off. (...) Now that I changed the setting I also get the little blue speaker icon next to sentences! So thank you very much!!! You just made my day! :)