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English Audio Request

stephaniebuitrg
527 Words / 2 Recordings / 1 Comments
Note to recorder:

Pls if u can do it a natural speed and change the words or things for sound more native or improve the text for comparison and superlatives, I’d really appreciate it

When I was a child, I was a dreamer, I liked to dream much more than now because I had an unlimited mind to believe that everything was possible. Because I was looking for who I would be when I grew up, from a very young age I always worry about my future and "what will become of me". In my dreams there was never an engineering career, business administration or law, were rather dreams on which I based my tastes at that time, I loved to sing and I thought I sang well until one day I recorded myself and I was very surprised because it turns out I was actually the worst singer, then I realized I was good at drawing I said "I’m going to study art" until I postponed my dream for school homework, I also loved candy so one day I said, I want to be a chef but little by little every dream fell apart because I realized I wasn’t really as good as I thought I was or I was just told that that career didn’t give me money to survive which made me sad because I dreamed big and I was very excited with what he wanted to accomplish, I didn’t want to be any artist I wanted to be the best, I wanted to already do concerts and I imagined myself in the voice kids. Although I was smaller in height and age than I am now, I tried harder to find what I wanted to do with my life than I do now.
My search for an identity kept happening to me when I grew up because when I was old enough to think seriously about my future I opted for civil engineering, but on the tenth I realized that I really suck at mathematics and I never take it off. Then I thought about microbiology because I understood and loved chemistry, but in the eleventh grade I didn’t even pay much attention to the teacher. Later on, receiving the result of the ICFES tests I felt very disappointed with myself, because I had studied and tried as I had never before and my score was bad, I would not serve for the career I wanted what I thought. After all I was able to enter the first university, I enrolled in which I had already imagined, but I did not lose hope. Because as I had done before, as when I was little I looked again for my dream. I decided to study English, although I had sworn a long time ago not to study a degree because since I was little, I never liked to get up early I am the laziest, despite everything to the last and crazy I decided to be happy. Looking at the girl I went to and the woman I’m becoming I think, even though when I was little, I didn’t know much about life I was clearer on what I wanted to be because I just wanted to be the happiest, not only grow and work but fulfill my goals and I think the way I’m going I’m achieving.

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  • Comparison between childhood and the present ( recorded by Coffeemachtspass ), American West Coast

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    When I was a child, I was a dreamer. I liked to dream much more than now because I had an unlimited mind to believe that everything was possible. Because I was looking for who I would be when I grew up; from a very young age I always worried about my future and "what would become of me".

    In my dreams there was never an engineering career, business administration, or law, rather there were dreams on which I based my tastes at that time. I loved to sing and I thought I sang well until one day I recorded myself and I was very surprised because it turned out I was actually the worst singer. Then I realized I was good at drawing. I said "I’m going to study art" until I postponed my dream for school homework. I also loved candy, so one day I said, "I want to be a chef", but little by little every dream fell apart, because I realized I wasn’t really as good as I thought I was, or I was just told that that career didn’t give me enough money to survive, which made me sad because I dreamed big and I was very excited with what I wanted to accomplish. I didn’t want to be just any artist, I wanted to be the best. I wanted to already perform in concerts and I imagined myself in the Voice Kids. Although I was smaller in height and age than I am now, I tried harder then to find what I wanted to do with my life than I do now.

    My search for an identity continued when I grew up because when I was old enough to think seriously about my future. I opted for civil engineering, but in the tenth grade I realized that I really suck at mathematics. Then I thought about microbiology because I understood and loved chemistry, but in the eleventh grade I didn’t even pay much attention to the teacher. Later on, receiving the result of the ICFES tests I felt very disappointed with myself, because I had studied and tried as I had never done before, yet my score was so bad that it wouldn't serve for the career I thought I wanted.

    Nevertheless, I was able to enter the first university I enrolled in, which I had already imagined, so I did not lose hope. As I had done before, as when I was little, I looked again for my dream. I decided to study English, although I had sworn a long time before not to study for a degree because, since I was little, I had never liked to get up early. I am the laziest to the last and crazy. Despite everything, I decided to be happy.

    Looking at the girl I was and the woman I’m becoming, I think, even though when I was little I didn’t know much about life, I was clearer on what I wanted to be because I just wanted to be the happiest, not only grow and work, but also fulfill my goals. I think the way I’m going, I’m achieving that.

  • Comparison between childhood and the present ( recorded by majadirks ), American (Pacific Northwest/General American)

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    When I was a child, I was a dreamer, I liked to dream much more than now because I had an unlimited mind to believe that everything was possible. Because I was looking for who I would be when I grew up, from a very young age I always worried about my future and "what would become of me". In my dreams there was never an engineering career; business administration or law, were rather the dreams on which I based my tastes at that time,

    I loved to sing and I thought I sang well until one day I recorded myself and I was very surprised because it turns out I was actually the worst singer.

    Then I realized I was good at drawing. I said "I’m going to study art" until I postponed my dream for school homework.

    I also loved candy, so one day I said, "I want to be a chef."

    But little by little every dream fell apart because I realized I wasn’t really as good as I thought I was or I was just told that that career didn’t give me money to survive which made me sad because I dreamed big and I was very excited about what I wanted to accomplish. I didn’t want to be any artist I wanted to be the best, I wanted to already do concerts and I imagined myself in the choir. Although I was smaller in height and age than I am now, I tried harder to find what I wanted to do with my life than I do now.
    My search for an identity kept happening to me when I grew up because when I was old enough to think seriously about my future I opted for civil engineering, but in tenth grade I realized that I really suck at mathematics and I would never take off. Then I thought about microbiology because I understood and loved chemistry, but in the eleventh grade I didn’t even pay much attention to the teacher. Later on, receiving the result of the ICFES tests I felt very disappointed with myself, because I had studied and tried as I had never before and my score was bad, I would not serve for the career I wanted what I thought. After all I was able to enter the first university, I enrolled in which I had already imagined, but I did not lose hope. Because as I had done before, as when I was little I looked again for my dream. I decided to study English, although I had sworn a long time ago not to study a degree because since I was little, I never liked to get up early. I am the laziest, despite everything to the last and crazy I decided to be happy. Looking at the girl I went to and the woman I’m becoming I think, even though when I was little, I didn’t know much about life I was clearer on what I wanted to be because I just wanted to be the happiest, not only grow and work but fulfill my goals and I think the way I’m going I’m achieving.

Comments

Coffeemachtspass
April 6, 2021

I made some alterations to the text for comprehensibility. The recommendation I would make to you is to review English punctuation rules. You need far more full stops (periods) to avoid 'run on sentences'. But, it was still pretty good.

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