Why did the chicken cross the road?

This audio assignment was to retell a joke. The joke had to be told using a language other than your own. For this assignment I chose to use French. In English the joke reads as follows: “Listen, listen to me. So, I went to my doctor and told him that I had broken my arm in two places. Do you know what he said to me? He said don’t go back to those places….crazy right?”. This was the brief joke and I don’t expect most people to understand it from just listening.

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For the assignment we were to include background music to play throughout the track and at the end include a laughing sound effect. I thought it was pretty simple and the editing didn’t require much difficulty.  I used the Zoom for the recording of the joke. All in all it was a simple sound project. One thing that I did learn was how to adjust the lows, mids, and highs for an audio track on Adobe Audition which I found was really awesome. The option called “parametric equalizer” enables you increase or decrease these aspects. The more I use this program the more I discover new things within it. For the background music I increased the lows, which is the bass, to add more of a real feel to the track as if you were there yourself listening to the joke in a place like a lounge.