Say What?: Language Website Forvo Allows Users to Listen to Over 1.9 Million Pronunciations



If you are looking to improve upon your pronunciation while studying a language, the free online pronunciation guide Forvo is a valuable resource to consider.  Choosing from over 300 languages (over 1.8 million words), users can also select from words according to numerous other categories.  If you are interested in hearing the pronunciation of sports-related words such as  sraithchomórtas (Irish for league) or čtyřhra (Czech for doubles), for example, you will be able to listen to a recorded pronunciation contributed by one of the website’s users.

Other features included are the option to download audio pronunciations, user-created lists of words lacking an audio pronunciation, and the capability to rate the pronunciations recorded by other users.



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