You can record a video prompt or model response in Practice using a webcam. You can also upload a prerecorded video file from your computer and add a VTT caption file to your video. Once uploaded, the caption file will display a transcript of the video's dialogue in the learner's video player.
- If you need help creating a VTT caption file, you can use a captioning site such as Amara to create captions for your video files.
- Before recording a video with your webcam, check your web browser permissions to ensure audio recording with your microphone is permitted. You can view help documents on how to adjust your microphone settings in Safari, Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge. Additionally, check your PC or Mac's audio input settings to ensure your computer's microphone is selected.
To record a video prompt or model response, in the Global Navigation Menu, click the Library link.
To add a new content module, click the Create Content Module button . To edit an existing content module, click the Edit icon .
Record Video Prompt
To record a video prompt with your webcam, click the Prompt tab . Then, click the File Type list and click the Video option . Click the Record button .
Begin Video Recording
You will see yourself onscreen in the Record Your Prompt (or Response) tool. If you select the gear  icon you can switch recording from your computer to your phone if it is connected to your computer. The microphone  and video camera  icons indicate audio and lighting quality. If either icon is red, it means that either audio or the lighting quality is not good enough to record. If both icons are green then you are in the right conditions to record your video file.
Click the Record  button to start recording your video file.
Stop Video Recording
When finished recording, click the Stop button to stop recording and upload the video. Click Cancel to exit the webcam.
Save Video File
Once your video has uploaded and processed, click Keep For Now  to use the video for your prompt or model response. If you would like to discard it and record a new video, select the Try Again  button.
Upload Video File
To upload a prerecorded video file, click the File Type list and click the Video option . Click the Upload button . In the file browser, choose a video file from your computer. Practice accepts MOV, MP4, WEBM, FLV, AVI, MPG, and MPEG video files up to 1 GB (gigabyte) in size.
Select Caption File
To add a VTT caption file to a video, click the Select button. In the file browser, choose a VTT caption file for your video.
Note: You can create a caption file using a captioning site such as Amara.