https://www.duolingo.com/Jul23

elle and ll

I can't tell the difference between elle and ll when the computer says it.

August 10, 2012

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/1km

"Elle" should sound almost exactly like the English name for the letter "L". "Il" [great choice of font, Duolingo!] should sound almost exactly like the fish "eel". If not, report it using "Feedback".

August 10, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/jpx

My favourite mistake so far from not being able to hear the voice properly: Voice: "Ils mangent les noix." I wrote: "Il mange lait noir." I thought that was a pretty gross thing to be eating...

August 11, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/siebolt

When in doubt: always use the slow version. To me it is often les<>leurs or de<>des

August 10, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/Shores

I agree with ciny... there's a fuzziness in the speaker voice so that Bois-tu l'eau? sounds like Boit-il l'eau? and so forth. The computerized voice could use some tweaking for clarity. Slower version is better but must I click "slower" every time? Maybe Duolingo should have an option for "beginners" to always play slow version, instead of default to full speed. (Suggestion to improve Beta.) Overall, I'm really liking Duolingo. Thanks for the service!

August 10, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/magilla

I like the dialogue here. My advice would be, savour this service for all its benefits, the downside will fade in relevance if you do so. : )

August 11, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/hanan_2001

ikr ciny

August 25, 2012
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