Links tagged with “accents”
More listenable accents and dialects, British, old and new, from the British Library.
BBC - Voices - The Voices Recordings
Recordings of different accents from around the UK.
YouTube - 21 Accents
An actress says more or less the same sentence in 21 different accents. Very good. I’d love to be able to do, well, any accent other than my own. (via Boing Boing)
Peter Sellers doing various English accents (kottke.org)
I wish I was this good (or any good) at doing accents. Impressive because it seems so effortless.
IDEA - The International Dialects Of English Archive
Another archive of people from around the world speaking texts with their different accents.
Speech Accent Archive
Hear people from different parts of the world recite the same paragraph. Fascinating.