matthew.penguincentral at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 01:33:31 BST 2007
Everyone is used to the voice of americans, not brits. there is not much
you can do about it. I can understand you well enough.
On 10/17/07, Stephen Drake <stevepdrake at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-10-16 at 16:27 +0100, Alan Pope wrote:
> > Hi,
> > An interesting comment was placed on the site today, to which I have
> > replied already, but I wanted to hear what you all think.
> > http://screencasts.ubuntu.com/MoS2007/14_Files_and_Folders#comment-260
> > http://screencasts.ubuntu.com/MoS2007/14_Files_and_Folders#comment-261
> > Specifically the section about "non accented" American English vs
> > accented British English.
> > Is my voice hard to understand? What can be done to improve it?
> > I'm guessing:-
> > * Reduce bass
> > * Speak slower
> > Cheers,
> > Al.
> I can't really comment on the accent because I'm British too. The
> southern accent is a little off-putting at times.
> Could you attempt a northern accent? I would prefer Broad Yorkshire,
> though I'll also accept Mancunian.
> When you get to MoS 19, can you talk like a pirate?
> Seriously though, I don't think you need to change things too much. The
> pace of recent screencasts have been much better than some of the
> earlier ones.
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