"Les fruits : une orange, une pomme"
It seems the sentence sounds like: 'free' (with the French r "scratched", of course). Is the 'u' of 'fruits' somehow subtle?
Not that much, in my experience. "u" and "i" are distinct. Again, the robot voice is not very accurate sometimes.
how are you suppose to pronounce orange? i just end up speaking english everytime
Difficult to help you here. There is not phonetic resource on this site. anyway, this is a link you may find useful. on the page that will open, scroll down to the word "orange", click and you will open an audio file saying it for you : http://french.about.com/library/pronunciation/bl-audiodico-o.htm
to pronounce "orange" here is the link: http://dictionnaire.reverso.net/francais-definition/orange left-click on 'orange' and select 'prononcer' you can hear the pronunciation of the word 'orange' in the same way you could search the word 'fruit' and hear its pronunciation
Google translate provides an option to hear almost every word in any imaginable language.
Doulingo, not being a multibillion dollar corporation, is forced to use a system that is indistinct on occasion.