I know it’s mostly meant for gaming, but I think using an open, multi-user voice chat system would be a fun, productive way to improve speaking a language. It could also be used to talk about languages in general.
We could use a pre-existing TeamSpeak/Mumble server (links below) or start our own.
What do you guys think?
Mumble is a voice over IP (VoIP) application primarily designed for use by gamers and is similar to programs such as TeamSpeak.
Mumble uses a client–server architecture which allows users to talk to each other via the same server. It has a very simple administrative interface and features high sound quality and low latency. All communication is encrypted.
Mumble is free and open-source software, is cross-platform, and is released under the terms of the BSD-3-Clause license.
A Mumble server (ca...
TeamSpeak (TS) is a proprietary voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) application for audio communication between users on a chat channel, much like a telephone conference call. Users typically use headphones with a microphone. The client software connects to a TeamSpeak server of the user's choice, from which the user may join chat channels.
The target audience for TeamSpeak is gamers, who can use the software to communicate with other players on the same team of a multiplayer video game.