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Heather S.C1Kwiziq community member

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I'm not sure how this is supposed to work.  Am I supposed to try and read aloud along with it or just listen to it?  And somehow, if I hit the pause button in not exactly the same place, I get 2 voices reading at the same time.  And it doesn't rewind? I just have to listen straight through?

Asked 3 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Heather, 

If you are still having problems after Maarten's excellent contribution, contact the Helpdesk.

Maarten K.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Playing, pausing and recommencing are working fine for me. It does seem to jump back a little on pausing sometimes, possibly to start from a full word, but no major dislocation. It does not seem to have a rewind function, or capacity to 'drag' the recorder back. I only get 2 voices if I hit both part 1 and part 2 to play at the same time. You might need to seek technical help through support to determine if the issue is local or remote. In terms of using these recordings there are several ways people do this - some try to read aloud at the same time or just slightly behind the recording, others will listen for a period, stop and then try to mimic the reader. Some will listen all the way through once or twice to try to understand as much as possible without reading initially. There are many other variations too, including writing the script out from 'ear' as well. I prefer to listen without reading the script, usually twice, then I will usually read and try to pronounce as well as I can myself, then do listen pause and mimic. I would love to say I write the script by ear at times, but time just seems too short for me to do that.

Heather S.C1Kwiziq community member

thank you.

how to?

I'm not sure how this is supposed to work.  Am I supposed to try and read aloud along with it or just listen to it?  And somehow, if I hit the pause button in not exactly the same place, I get 2 voices reading at the same time.  And it doesn't rewind? I just have to listen straight through?

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