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no speech...?

I'm not getting any speech. I am getting the congratulatory "ding-ding" when getting a question correct though. I'm getting sound from youtube too. I've restarted my computer thus reopening my browser and duolingo but still getting the same problem. If it helps, this is occurring at the Portuguese "Possesives" Lesson 2.

June 4, 2013



Hi - it looks like your "speaker" setting is disabled. To reenable it, go to http://duolingo.com/#/settings/account and turn "Speaker" to "on":)


Thanks for the quick reply but I turned off the speaker option as to not have audio questions come up. That way I can still get through the lessons without losing all my hearts.


I turned off the speaker option after noticing the speech wasn't working.


When you say "speech", do you mean you aren't getting any speaking exercises (that make you speak) or exercises that speak to you? If it's the former, it's because we do not yet have speak challenges for Italian or Portuguese:(


When I had the speaker option "on", I wasn't hearing audio during exercises that were supposed to speak to me. I wasn't able to complete the question as I didn't know what the audio was saying.


Hi! Try removing/disabling browser extensions. Some tips for how to do that in specific browsers:

Chrome - http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=enanswer=113907 IE - http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/internet-explorer-add-ons-frequently-asked-questions Firefox - http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/disable-or-remove-add-ons#w_how-to-disable-extensions-themes-and-plugins

Also, what is the current version of the browser and flash you're using? What is the result if you use a different browser?

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