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Jack Huntress
Recording voice in new language and listening to it
Does anyone record themselves speaking in the language they are practicing and listen to the recordings for praactice? Is it helpful?
May 25, 2020 8:36 PM
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I do that usually on italki discussions where we are asked by the OP to record ourselves speaking in the target language and post our recordings!
I hesitated a lot at first but after I tried it first time and embarrassed myself publicly, things improved faster 😁
It's so much fun especially when we do the tongue twisters 😂 Since you are learning Spanish, you could really record yourself speaking/ reading Spanish and native Spanish speakers could help correct you and suggest how you can improve your pronunciation.

So answering your question, Yes! It does help a LOT. Even if just recording and listening to yourself.
It makes me feel that I'm 'breaking the ice' with the my target language and conquering my fear.

I usually record on my phone because my voice would be really clear. If I wanted to share it on a discussion, I would upload my recording to one of these two websites:
  1. vocaroo.com
  2. clyp.it

Good luck, Jack 🍀
May 26, 2020
I used to via the recording app that most mobile/cell phones have, but I stopped when the recordings were automatically being upload to the cloud, I could not understand why recordings like that would be of use to any large corporation.
May 26, 2020
I think it’s worth the try! If you wish to practice I’m a Spanish community tutor here in a italki :)
May 26, 2020
Jack Huntress
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English, Hebrew, Spanish
Learning Language