https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Grapes5e

Audio problems, Cuts off half of the word

I have noticed sometimes, that the audio finishes off too early, cutting off half a word. Example, instead of saying, "I am here" the Audio says "I am her-" it cuts off half of the word.

I would be glad if it is fixed.

June 20, 2019

5 Comments


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

I've had the same problem for quite some time in Firefox. Just today I thought I noticed an improvement (that's why I was checking the forums, to see if a fix had been announced), but unfortunately it didn't last long.

The issue persists in safe mode, so it's not caused by an add-on. I really hope they'll decide to fix this at some point, but I don't believe the problem has even been acknowledged.

June 20, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GregMartin438326

When I had this problem, I discovered it was because I moved the mouse before the audio finished.

June 22, 2019

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

That's definitely not what's causing it in my case. I don't even touch my mouse when doing lessons.

June 22, 2019

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

I've found if I hit the Listen button again, Duo will actually say the full word or sentence. It's a hassle, and there are some exercises where it doesn't work. Then I just hit the "Can't listen now" button and move on.

June 24, 2019

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

Still present as of 2019-08-29. Most pronounced under "Type what you hear". Sometimes more than the word disappears, sometimes only a bit of the last word. Sometimes playing again 'retrieves' the word(s). Always playing a slow speed retrieves everything.

August 29, 2019
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