https://www.duolingo.com/Princessbg2014

Italian translator

Today I went to go to do some Italian and I went to the first lesson and passed by peeking only. I couldn't understand what the person was really saying and couldn't go any further the Italian voice sounds muffled and as though she/he is in pain. I can't understand what it is saying and it is VERY hard for me to focus. Is there any way we could change this?

5 years ago

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/ALoUSyUseRnaME
ALoUSyUseRnaME
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Yes, unfortunately there are some voice problems with the Italian voice auto play. My only suggestion is to turn off the sound in the settings area.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ziggKogg
ziggKogg
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For the time being, turn off the Italian speaker until you feel that you have a decent understaning of the words. Then turn it back on to practice listening.

-Changed opinion

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Princessbg2014

thanks so much guys. Hopefully they can fix that soon

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jairapetyan
jairapetyan
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Do you really think so, Zigg? I've always found her voice clear and her accent typical of the north. It does get strange if you have to slow it down though... there is some weird gasping and sighing between words.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LiamRowe
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Gasping? It sounds like she's seriously injured to me :P

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ziggKogg
ziggKogg
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4 months ago. Now I'm used to her voice and I actually think the speech isn't that bad.
Good ear training. Just the occasional weird gasping, like you mentioned.

4 years ago
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