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Post by Elizabby » October 13th, 2019, 11:05 pm

Well done everyone! I think we all got there in the end! :thumbs:

Availle, I assume you’re a fluent French speaker? I’ve got the last chapter in my French Revolution history book which has quite a bit of French poetry, although the text is in English, if you want that, or know anyone who could read it? My French is only good enough to PL French poetry, not to read it aloud!
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Post by Elizabby » October 13th, 2019, 11:07 pm

Eysiss wrote:
October 13th, 2019, 5:29 am
Hi!
I would like to challenge myself with Chapter 29.

Eysiss

Edit: whoa sorry Elizabby. Just read your comment. :oops:
Maybe I’ll read 29 myself - good practice for me to keep up with my kids! (They speak Greek with my husband, I’m the one letting the team down at home!)
Feel free to keep the 29 for yourself, you are certainly more skilled!

I would like -then- to read sec. 12 "The Age of the War Heroes: 1, Political and Economic"
Oh no, if you want Ch 29 you can have it - I deliberately didn’t put myself in the MW because I’m a bit overcommitted at the moment. It’s free if you want it - I don’t enjoy speaking Greek...

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Post by Eysiss » October 13th, 2019, 11:35 pm

Ok then, I'll read chapter 29.
Thank you!

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Post by Availle » October 14th, 2019, 12:13 am

Elizabby wrote:
October 13th, 2019, 11:05 pm
Availle, I assume you’re a fluent French speaker? I’ve got the last chapter in my French Revolution history book which has quite a bit of French poetry, although the text is in English, if you want that, or know anyone who could read it? My French is only good enough to PL French poetry, not to read it aloud!
Whence that assumption? :shock:
I learnt French in high school, never needed it again afterwards. I'm still good at faking the accent, but that's pretty much it. :lol:
However, I did look at your history book and I'm afraid, it's too much French for me. This would take me more time than I have right now and in the forseeable future.

You could ask Kitty/Sonia, she's definitely fluent (in several languages, actually :thumbs: ). If all else fails, you could post an ad in the Non-English forum.
Good luck!
Cheers,
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Post by Elizabby » October 14th, 2019, 1:36 am

Availle wrote:
October 14th, 2019, 12:13 am
Elizabby wrote:
October 13th, 2019, 11:05 pm
Availle, I assume you’re a fluent French speaker? I’ve got the last chapter in my French Revolution history book which has quite a bit of French poetry, although the text is in English, if you want that, or know anyone who could read it? My French is only good enough to PL French poetry, not to read it aloud!
Whence that assumption? :shock:
I learnt French in high school, never needed it again afterwards. I'm still good at faking the accent, but that's pretty much it. :lol:
Oh how funny! I had always assumed you were French! I think from your screen-name. I think I've heard you do a French accent in English before too. Guess I was wrong about that then! :oops:

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Post by Availle » October 14th, 2019, 4:02 am

I have done small parts in French and a few other languages I learned (once upon a time). But my mother tongue is German, actually. You know, from that country that yours is so often confused with. Even though we don't have any dropbears at all. :lol:
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Post by Elizabby » October 14th, 2019, 5:18 am

Austria/Australia - what’s the difference!?

We went to a crocodile farm for our last holiday - the water safety talk was hilarious! “If you fall over the side of the boat into the crocodile breeding lake you won’t last long enough to drown so don’t worry about it!” :shock:

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Post by Elizabby » October 16th, 2019, 1:47 pm

Thanks! This is now in the MW!

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Post by wsfrmn » October 16th, 2019, 2:57 pm

Thanks, Elizabby!

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Post by lubee930 » October 17th, 2019, 6:27 am

wsfrmn wrote:
October 16th, 2019, 1:11 pm
All right! Section 9 coming in at 44:34:
https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/hellenic_09_botsford_128kb.mp3
Hi, Wes. Just a couple of quick fixes for you on this section--

Section 09:
--At ~15:26 Repeat “There round the—There round the islands…” (p. 144 of the text)
--At ~15:37 Repeat “…and some from the water—and some the water feedeth, with wreaths—with wreaths whereof—”, etc. There are several attempts at this sentence for you to clean up here (p. 144 of text)

Finally, the volume comes in at 92.2, which is a smidge over our acceptable limit. Since you will be uploading again anyway, perhaps you could reduce the volume a bit to get it closer to our goal of 89 dB.

I'll take a second look after you upload the edited file. Post the link here along with the new track length. Thank you! :)
Kind regards,
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Post by wsfrmn » October 17th, 2019, 6:58 am

Thanks, Lucretia! I should have it now. Here's the address: https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/hellenic_09_botsford_128kb.mp3
And the new time is 44:22.

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Post by lubee930 » October 17th, 2019, 7:32 am

wsfrmn wrote:
October 17th, 2019, 6:58 am
Thanks, Lucretia! I should have it now. Here's the address: https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/hellenic_09_botsford_128kb.mp3
And the new time is 44:22.
Speedy! Sounds great--thanks again! :thumbs:

Section 09: PL OK
Kind regards,
Lucretia

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Post by wsfrmn » October 17th, 2019, 7:44 am

Thank you, Lucretia! And thanks for your patience.

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Post by Elizabby » October 17th, 2019, 12:53 pm

Thanks folks! That’s another one in the can! ;)

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