Hello everyone. I am new to Memrise and have been learning European Portuguese.
I was just wondering, is the female voice who teaches me the words a REAL human voice, like an actual person who recorded lines, or does Memrise use TTS? I feel I should also mention that I have a free account if that matters.
Hi. I think this topic answers all your questions:
IgCostaBR, post:2, topic:29046
“… but the European Portuguese course was prepared by a native European Portuguese speaker. The audio files were also recorded by native European Portuguese speakers contractors, as far as I know.”
IgCostaBR, post:7, topic:29046
“…Also, I suggest you start taking our official courses (the “Portuguese (Portugal)” that you already have in the attached print screens). We have 7 modules and they have thousands of native-speaker audios, plus hundreds of videos with real Portuguese people saying the words and phrases taught in the course. You’ll love it! =) Obviously, you can continue studying the other one, if you prefer to.”
It answers all the questions and explains the difference of the official courses and made by the users. I will not summarize for you because I do not speak English well