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"A menina quer um copo de suco de laranja."

Translation:The girl wants a glass of orange juice.

April 11, 2013

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

Why is duolingo so forgiving with some "typos" but not others I provided "larenga" instead of "laranja" and got it wrong. I would thing this should be close enough.


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

I got away with it ☺ Actually the Portuguese section is much more forgiving than the French section.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tu.8zPhLD72zzoZN

Usually only one wrong letter will get by.


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

There was no audio for me to hear the sentence. So I lost a heart. Not fair.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tu.8zPhLD72zzoZN

Audio is working for this lesson. Did you check your computer volume? Did you know that you can buy a heart before you start your lesson and add that spare during the lesson? If volume never works and your computer volume is working, contact support through tab on left.


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

Thank you. It's working now but sometimes the audio is very low. My computer volume works well. I think it is this site that might have the audio problem. Thanks again.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tu.8zPhLD72zzoZN

Yes, I noticed that some words were recorded louder than others.

You could try putting it into Google. com to listen to, or into forvo with more native speakers. See following sites.:

Careful! Google translates word for word and sometimes the translation is wrong. http://translate.google.com/?hl=entab=TT#pt/en/A%20menina%20quer%20um%20copo%20de%20suco%20de%20laranja.

http://pt.forvo.com/ http://pt.forvo.com/word/suco_de_laranja/#pt

Keep in mind that pronunciations are not always what you expect from the letters given. My mind will create different ideas of what the words are supposed to be when I don't understand what the words are really supposed to sound like. It took a lot of getting used to and I am still learning every day.


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

Wow, that forvo site is pretty nice for hearing different pronunciations. I will be listening to that also. It's nice that you can hear actual recordings of native speakers. Thank you.

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