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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/calumblack7

names and pronunciation

I am sorry but some names and pronunciation is different to what I was raised with. I wanted to brush up on my Gaelic, not learn a new language. At 75 I am too old for that. Comments please.

The program is great to learn with. I speak three other languages, and never had such a good teaching method.

December 10, 2019

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    Could you give us some examples of how the names and pronunciation are different to what you were raised with?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tha-seo-taghta

    Is this maybe due to dialect, a Chaluim? Where is your Gaelic from?

    All the voices are native speakers (as far as I can tell), and they sound fairly representative of the Gaelic speakers I come across day to day.


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

    What dialect were you raised with? As someone who was exposed almost exclusively to Lewis Gaelic, virtually all of the accents in the course sound quite alien to me!

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