- Dear webheads,
I'm writing to ask for your advice.
We are looking for an alternative to our "cassette-based" 24-booth phonology
Our current system has a general console which allows us to monitor what
each student is doing in their booth, talk to them and provide feedback. We
are talking about teachers and translators-to-be, studying Phonology as a
subject, and each works at their own pace on different material, so we
record one cassette for each student, with pauses for them to record
themselves at the lab. They can listen to their version and repeat the same
task as many times as they see fit.
You can find an example of the material at:
The same lab is used by interpreters-to-be, who all listen to the same track
in real time and record only their interpretation on their cassettes.
We need to go digital. We were thinking of a server to store the "master
tracks" with students "picking" the track they need, and creating a new file
with their voice and we understand Audacity could be a good recording
option, but we can't figure out how to work out the monitoring.
Can anyone make any suggestions as regards hardware and software?
Thanks in advance.
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