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CultureGrams Adds New Audio Feature
Have you ever wanted to know how to say "I love you" in Finnish? What about "Happy birthday" in Fijian? CultureGrams now features audio of native speakers in over 50 country reports. Users can learn cultural terms, sayings, phrases, and greetings in dozens of languages. This new feature, called Native Voices, allows you to listen to the way people from different countries say words and phrases in their language.
Native Voices audio links appear throughout CultureGrams reports, in both World and Kids Editions. In World, the Language section highlights common phrases (check out Austria), and the Greetings section highlights common greetings (check out Japan). In the Kids Edition, listen to these phrases and greetings in the Can You Say It section.
The Native Voices feature on CultureGrams has been years in the making, and more countries will feature audio soon! For now, have a listen to some of our favorites and learn to say:
- A common French saying that means, "You shouldn't sell the skin of the bear before you kill it."
- A Georgian confection made with walnuts and honey
- “Good morning” in Malay
- “Excuse me” in Russian
- “Thank you” in Urdu
- A barbecue in Brazilian Portuguese
Be sure to explore other reports for more Native Voices content. Not sure where to start? Take a look at the countries listed below and keep an eye out for more to come!