Voice Recorder Instructions
Using the Sanako Recorder, you may record your voice alone, or your
voice with the accompanying audio practice track.
The green button is “Play”
The red button is “Speak” (Record)
The blue button is “Stop”
“Rewind” is to the left of “Stop” and “Fast Forward” is to the right
The Volume Control is the slidebar on the right.
When you are ready to record your voice, press the “Speak”
button. Record as you would on any tape recorder, and press “Stop”
when you have finished.
You can review your recording by pressing the “Rewind”
button, and then “Play”.
If you are not satisfied with your recording, you may repeat the
recording process until you are happy with the result.
When you are ready to save to mp3, click on the “File”
button at the top of the
Recorder to view the Menu.
Choose “Save as”.
In the “Save as” Window, set the following options.
1. Choose to save the file in the My Documents folder or
on the Desktop.
2. In the “File Name” option, name your file
something unique. It is usually best to include your last name in the
filename. (Example: Smith_oral_exercise.mp3)
3. Save your file as an mp3 file: Choose Compressed
Audio Files (*.mp3)
4. Now, click on the “Save” button. You will see a
blue progress bar for “Encoding”.
When your file is saved, you can see the file name and the length
of the recording displayed on the Recorder.
You can repeat these steps for as many exercises as you would like
to record. Always be sure to save between each exercise. Have fun
Instructions on How to
Save Your Files in the “Class Files” Folder
First, save your file to the Desktop
so that it will be easier to find. (For information on saving Sanako
recordings, please refer to handout, “How to record your Voice using the
You will see the Sanako icon
with your filename appear on the desktop.
Next, locate the Shortcut to LangResources on ‘lrc-s’
icon on the Desktop, and click twice to open
it. Locate your language folder and your teacher’s
last name, and open your teacher’s folder by clicking
twice on the icon.
Some teachers have folders within their folders for assignments, so
be sure you open the folder and put your file in the right assignment
Now, use your mouse to drag your file from the desktop to the right
folder. Once you have saved your file to your teacher’s folder, you
cannot listen to it, change it, move it or delete it. So, be sure that
you drag the final version of your file to the folder! Also, you will
not be able to view or listen to the files of your classmates.
These directions also work for Word files and other types of files
that your teacher may assign.
If you have any questions, please ask the student assistant at the
desk! Have fun and Good Luck!