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Daily English 1280 - Describing Poor Audio Quality

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Young: We have a major problem. The audio on the new presentation is really awful.

Silvia: Really? Let me listen to it. Oh, the volume fluctuates and keeps cutting out. We even have long periods of dead air!

Young: That’s only one of the many problems. Keep listening and you’ll hear lots of static in the background. Sometimes it’s so loud that it drowns out all other sounds.

Silvia: Oh no, the voices are distorted, too. Some speakers sound garbled and others sound muffled.

Young: And when you can make out what the speakers are saying, their voices are tinny.

Silvia: What are we going to do?

Young: I guess we can try to remaster it and see if we can make any improvements.

Silvia: What if we can’t?

Young: Worse comes to worst? We’ll use captions!

Script by Dr. Lucy Tse

Category: Business |Entertainment + Sports

Script by Dr. Lucy Tse

Category: Food + Drink