https://www.duolingo.com/the_vibes_guy

New Voices?

So I heard there was a new male voice for the Japanese course, and I also noticed a new female voice for the Chinese course; when did this all come around? Point being, it's very refreshing to hear another voice on the course :D

February 14, 2019

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Alissa914

I didn't even notice that Duolingo changed the voice.

February 15, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/YTcassadyDodson

yeah the female voice used to be in the comments of the Chinese course ^_^ they finally swapped out the male and just used the female on everything (at least for now)

February 15, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Alkimeer

I wonder why it's almost always a female voice for learning languages? I do like to have both to understand how both sound in a sentence.

February 15, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/_LolZ_

Yes, it's only on the website, though.

February 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/chloe.clumsy

I didn't hear anything yet. Let me test it out on a German course!

February 14, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/GhappynowappT

So long as all the voices are the same volume, great.

February 15, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/vloxflox

yeah, I noticed that too, also found it very nice.

February 15, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Alkimeer

I've heard of the new Romanian voice and in all my opinion on that, I'd say that I really loved the previous voice before. It makes it rather hard to learn Romanian with newer voice which sounds pretty jumbled and mumbly. The previous voice was conveniently clear and open-mouthed that I learned how to speak Romanian quickly. But I honestly don't like the new voice, and I want it the previous one back.

February 15, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/the_vibes_guy

I feel like I'm on the same level with you, honestly. While I like having a new voice, the new Chinese voice is particular is not as clear as the old one. They should at least mix them up, like the Japanese or German course.

February 16, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/LakeJason

I like the voice of Siri though(

February 16, 2019
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