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Japanese Audio Request

ultraali453
3412 Characters / 1 Recordings / 6 Comments
Note to recorder:

Hi, I came to this site because I needed the help of English speakers for my project.

When I search online, I can't really find many resources for Japanese people to learn English. I am learning Japanese and I'm trying to help my Japanese friend (and hopefully others) to learn English. He has very scarce free time while commuting to his Web Design job in Tokyo. Most Japanese people are really really busy so they don’t have time to study.

I used a very nice Anki flash cards deck I had used in the past. It has words, example sentences, pictures, and audio. I had to make many changes to it so that Japanese students of English can use it. I can do everything other than the audio recordings for the vocabulary and sentences. I even did that but its not good enough at all.

What I need is an American English speaker to read these and record the audio. I will then remove background noise, cut the audio, insert the audio clips in the Anki deck, and upload it to the Shared Decks library (with proper TAGS and Description) so that everyone can find and use it.

Its free, and I will credit you in the description as well.

p.s. I split the list into two parts. This is Part 2 of 2

Instructions:
If you decide to record this then please strike two pens or pencils together after you finish reading each line. This should really help me cut the audio while editing.

Also, try to really pronounce words and don't speak fast. Most of these people don't have enough listening practice, they will stop learning if they don't understand the audio.

There's a book here.
wait, wait for
I am waiting for you to come.
low, short.
He's short.
receive.
I got a present from her.
eat
I had Thai curry yesterday.
early
It's still too early to go to school.
older brother.
My big brother is good at swimming.
name.
Please tell me your name.
husband.
My husband is a company employee.
one.
Let's start from the beginning.
marriage
She'll get married this fall.
She's getting married next month.
parent
We're grateful for our parents' love.
old.
I like old cars.
beautiful
This picture is beautiful.
leg, foot
He has long legs.
next
wake up
Please wake me up tomorrow at six o'clock.
show
Please show me another book.
Please show me those pictures.
daughter, girl.
My daughter is in the United States.
very.
This book is very interesting.
a bit, a little while.
Let me tell you a bit about my country.
I'm a little tired.
question
Did you understand the meaning of the question?
Please feel free to ask any questions.
enjoy
color
That sweater is a wonderful color.
everybody
Let's give everyone some sweets.
take, get.
I got a good grade on the test.
study.
I'm studying English.
can do, be good at.
She knows Italian.
short
His legs are short.
fall
Monkeys also fall from trees.
son
My son's a college freshman.
white
His teeth are white.
who
Who would you like to meet one day?
always.
airplane
My son likes toy airplanes.
win.
The Yankees won today.
illness
My grandfather got sick.
Our dog got sick and died.
winter.
Canada's winters are very cold.
year, age.
A new year has started.
heavy
This bag is heavy.
chest
I have a slight pain in my chest.
read
She's reading the magazine.
pay
Let me pay for that.
light, light weight
These shoes are very light.
find
I found a new job.
When
When shall we meet again?
When is she coming?
friend, companion.
I have a lot of friends.
forget, leave behind
Please don't forget your promise.
(Alcoholic) Drink
which.
Which do you prefer, meat or fish?
older sister.
My big sister works at a bank.
My big sister's a college student.
memorize
My little sister learned all the hiragana.
narrow, restricted
My room is small.
favorite, liked.
I like wine.
build, erect.
We're building a house next year.
what, which.
Which of these do you like?
red
I bought a red rose.
today.
Today I would like to enjoy some time to myself.
I have no work today.
wear, put on
I'm wearing a suit today.
laugh, smile
The baby is laughing.
most.
He's the tallest in class.
class, lesson
There's going to be a English class today.
week
Are you free the following week?
kanji
Kanji came from China.
bicycle
I go to the station by bike every day.
train
I go to school by train.
search for, look for
He was looking for the post office.
paper
Do you have paper and pencil?
sing
We sang loudly.
slow, late
The car in front is very slow.
neck
Giraffes' necks are long.
fast
He runs fast.
together, at the same time.
Let's go home together.
I did my homework with a friend.
diary
I keep a diary every day.
this month.
I'm very busy this month.
play
The children are playing in the park.
far, distant
It's a long way from my house to the school.
weak.
That child is a little bit weak.
ear, hearing
Her hearing isn't very good.
sit, sit down.
Please sit there.
I sat in a window seat.
right.
There's a handkerchief in my right pocket.
take a shower
I take a shower in the morning.
shoulder
My shoulders are stiff.
drink
I'm drinking sake with a friend.
sleep, go to sleep.
Let's go to bed.
turn off
Please turn the lights off during the day.
healthy, energetic.
She's always full of energy.
I'm fine, thank you.
lose
Our team lost the game.
all, wholly.
I'd like all of those, please.
last year.
I went to France last year.
draw, pull.
Please pull this door open.
library.
I go to the library on Sundays.
I borrowed a cookbook from the library.
raise, improve.
He put the luggage on the luggage rack.
green
There's a lot of greenery in this town.
arm
He has big arms.
door.
Please open the door.

Recordings

  • Japanese People Can't Learn English Because Its Too Inconvenient, Lets Do Something! Part 2 ( recorded by chocola ), Canadian

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Comments

ultraali453
Aug. 10, 2014

C'mon someone please record this for me.

ultraali453
Aug. 10, 2014

It'll benefit a lot of Japanese natives in studying English (I hope).

chocola
Aug. 19, 2014

This is from the iknow / smart.fm example sentences right? I'll give it a go later on.

ultraali453
Aug. 19, 2014

Cool, that would be great :)

chocola
Aug. 19, 2014

Okay, I think I did a pretty good job, but not 100% perfect. Let me know if you need any parts re-recorded to be slower / clearer.

PS - I needed to set Japanese as a native language to post this! Make sure to list it under English next time, otherwise it's impossible to post.

ultraali453
Aug. 19, 2014

Thanks you so much for the response. You did a great job. I'll edit the audio tomorrow.

Sorry about that mistake, now I see why no one was recording this.

yay, now I can finally complete this ^_^

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