https://www.duolingo.com/juliemin888

Speaking questions glitch?

I was on one of those parts of a lesson where you have to say the sentence out loud into the microphone. I was a little frustrated because I kept on getting previous questions wrong, so I said something really random and super off. And strangely, it went "DING!". It was correct? I tried this again for a different question. It said it was correct. Has this happened to anyone else?

June 20, 2015

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7

Most accounts have a microphone that is just there to get you to talk out loud, not to make sure that what you're saying is correct. I turned my mic off long ago because I didn't need it to prompt me, I was already saying everything out loud anyway. There is a version of the mic that is there to help with accents, I think, but it is being tested out on a limited number of courses and people. (Can someone please send me a link to that bit of announcement so I can check my facts?)

June 20, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/TaniaConrad

Yes, the audio recognition seems to accept anything, as long as the first two words are correct. I noticed it too. If the sentence is "Je suis un papillon" and you speak "Je suis un requin", it accepts as correct. It shouldn't be so.

June 20, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/juliemin888

However, Duolingo told me to say something in French, and I said like "I ate a cow". Duolingo took "I ate a cow" as correct.

June 21, 2015
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