Blog Posts: Sonic Examples 2
Language communication is significant for interaction between different communities or cultures. Nowadays, many people are using the new digital technology to overcome the obstacle of language speaking. One of the most important tools used is google translate, some people also utilize Longman dictionary to find the signification of words and how to pronounce them. Based on what we see in the episodes of Ways of Hearing, good pronunciation is essential in the language translation and machine reading is sometimes incomprehensible. We can use google translation to interpret the dialect by speaking on the cellphone or writing the words or sentences. When it comes to the translating voices, we realize some unconformity about what we pronounce on the cellphone to what we get as a translation. The machine sometimes fails to translate our signal but try to interpret the voice or noise. In some cases, it is difficult to understand the words or sentences reading in the Longman dictionary. The machine’s voice cannot be compared to human being voice.