The microphone represents the pronunciation coach.
You can use the pronunciation coach with all language learning videos.
The coach helps you to improve pronunciation and intonation in a foreign language.
Configure your pronunciation coach
You need to activate your real microphone to use the pronunciation coach.
Just use the headset connected to or the microphone built into your PC/laptop. Please make sure your headset/micorphone is properly installed and working. Please also make sure the correct mircrophone is selected.
Depending from your browser settings the mircrophone usage may be blocked.
You need to allow your browser to access your microphone – this can be checked in the settings section of your browser.
This is how to allow your browser access to your microphone:
How to train your pronunciation skills
To listen to the correct pronunciation of the sentence just click the play button.
Open a pronunciation exercise of a video of your choice. You can start the recording by clicking on the microphone icon. A red-coloured microphone signals that the coach is ready for use.
Now repeat aloud the sentence displayed on the screen. When you finished reading, click the “evaluate”-button and the system will immediately evaluate your pronunciation and will prompt you a feedback. You may repeat the exercise as often as you like, or proceed by choosing another exercise from the navigation bar at the top.
To listen to what you have just read out just click on the repeat button on the far right.
This information is available at the papagei.com HelpCenter: Pronunciation coach