Japanese spoken much too fast, especially for beginners
I've listened to many hours of recorded and actual Japanese discussion and from what I can tell, Duolingo has the computer-voice speaking much too fast for a beginner to be able to understand.
Please give at least an option to slow down the voice for easier listening.
I totally agree. The Japanese voice does not let a beginner guess anything. Have a very slow button; as well as the fast button. Please
I have to say, definately not so for me. It's refreshing to have a resource that speaks properly instead of like a slowed down movie
I totally agree with hullballtoo. The breakneck speed of the speaking/reading is very discouraging. In learning music as in language, we need to start slow and speed up only when we have learned the notes or words.