https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jvitti624

New audio for Chinese course?

I've grown accustomed to a male, automated(?) voice and this morning it is mixed in with a female, human(?) voice. I'm super excited! I think that, particularly for someone learning a tonal language for the first time, it's really useful to hear the same words and sentences uttered by multiple voices. 谢谢, Duo!

January 8, 2019

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/malkeynz

I hope they don't do away with a male voice altogether, because the vast majority of other learning materials use a female voice too. It's good to have both.

January 8, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nanase4367

Hmm. For some reason I no longer hear the female voice after doing one practice.

January 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jvitti624

Mine too was fleeting :( I hope it returns!

January 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nanase4367

The new female voice has yet to come out on the Android version, probably it will come out in the next app update.

January 8, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mendosi

The new voice does seem to offer varied accent. Since Chinese is spoken with a variety of accents, I hope they maintain some variety in the course audio.

January 11, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TNATHOO

It's great! Thank you!

January 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/snowwolf0111

the new female voice is very pleasant to listen to, I find it an improvement !

January 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MelissaRosen

I like all the voices! So great to have so many voices!

May 11, 2019
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