Welcome to McDonald’s – May I take your Order
This 1 1/2 star assignment was fun as well as eye opening. My two resources were the online McDonald’s menu and Audacity. After going to the McDonald’s website and picking out three items I would never order, I decided to change the order around. My experience has always been that I rarely get what I order when I use the drive thru so this was fun.
After writing out a script I recorded my spiel directly into Audacity. I then changed the speech pitch of the counter person at McDonald’s by using the effect menu change pitch option with a 20% frequency change. I played around with changing the speed but that made the entire conversation unintelligible so I stayed with just the frequency change.
Once again the versatility and relative simplicity of using Audacity paid off.