Re: Who wants some conlang audio? Yeah, I thought you did.
|From:||M.S. Soderquist <mia@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, June 12, 2003, 4:17|
At 04:59 PM 5/28/2003 -0400, Thomas Leigh wrote:
I enjoyed this very much. I love actually hearing other people's languages.
Once it is out there vibrating in the air, it seems much more alive to me
than just the written form. Also, I feel a lot more confident reading over
texts when I have some idea of what it is supposed to sound like. Even a
small sample of a language is enough flavor to help on that score.
And you do have a very nice voice, Thomas.
Sorry it has taken me so long to get back to this. My e-mail is currently
spread over two different machines, and I just hadn't gotten back to this
one until tonight.
>Then I decided to sit down and do something I've been meaning to
>do for ages, namely create audio samples. I recorded myself
>reading "The North Wind and The Sun" in all four languages, and
>uploaded the results to my web site. Anyone who would like to
>listen is invited to go to
-- choose the
>language you want to hear, then click on the link that says
>"texts". The audio files are in MP3 format.