Rope (User's profile) October 16, 2006, 8:25:51 PM
erinja:Ay, I do see your point, it is not allways realised that only a few team members are streached in a large way. All credit due to you and the team though, Lernu is a great resource for the new user.Rope:It's not really about lack of will for these kinds of things, it's a lack of funding and manpower. There are two people who work on the site more or less full-time. There are three more who are students and do lernu! stuff in their spare time, mostly the computery stuff. Two more do assorted projects whenever they can find the time for it, but less than the rest of the group. This is the core lernu team, responsible for almost all of the site's content. Translations are done by a large group of volunteers working in their free time. The main things preventing the lernu-team from making a pimsleur-type course are the lack of manpower for designing and recording the course (considering the team already has a huge laundry list of changes to make), and the server space. We are currently looking into getting a bigger server to handle our large amount of site traffic, which would be far larger if people were downloading vastly more audio content. If anyone wants to help us out in this regard - take a look at this link! http://en.lernu.net/pri_lernu/subteno/index.php
It is a pity that you have no plans for it, I think it would be very usefull to listen to in the car.
Maybe that is a target to set myself when I get proficient with Eo, produce a Pimsleur like audio course.
I have quite a long way to go though.
erinja (User's profile) October 17, 2006, 7:11:32 PM
Here's the link to front page of the course:
RiotNrrd (User's profile) October 19, 2006, 1:59:29 AM
erinja:As some of you may have noticed, the course "Mi estas komencanto" has now been released.Just out of curiousity, is that Arono kaj Karlina (from Radio Verda) doing the voice work?
erinja (User's profile) October 19, 2006, 3:34:57 PM
RiotNrrd:Yes, it is. If you listen around the site, you'll hear them a lot. Arono reads some stories aloud in the Library section (the ones from Vere aux Fantazie) and the course "Vojagxu kun Zam". Arono and Karlina did the audio for "Jen nia IJK" together. Arono is probably the most dominante "voice" on the site, but I did the audio for Ana Pana and some other people did the audio for courses like Ana Renkontas and the exams.
Just out of curiousity, is that Arono kaj Karlina (from Radio Verda) doing the voice work?