How accents at home affect baby language - Futurity

• — Vast set of recordings of “speech accents from a variety of language backgrounds. Native and non-native speakers of English all read the same English paragraph,” with recordings accompanied by phonetic transcription. Multiple samples represent each language, varying by gender, age, region, and fluency. Browse by speaker or region, or use advanced search.

Professional Development for Spanish Language and Literacy Instruction

• — Alphabetical list and sound files of words and phrases from Inuktitut, the language spoken by most native Inuit people of the eastern Canadian Arctic. Inuktitut is best understood as “a spectrum of dialects that vary enormously from one end of the Arctic to the other,” and four of these dialects are available here via drop-down menu. This award-winning site also has a page, with phonetic guidelines and examples keyed to Glossary entries.


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How to type international language accent marks and diacriticals on smart phones, laptops, desktops

Geordie usually refers to both the people and dialect of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, in Northeast England. The word may also refer to accents and dialects in Northeast England in general. I would classify this as a separate region from the rest of Northern England because it’s so radically different from the language spoken in nearby cities.


Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab - For English Students

The clips are drawn from the – which capture 1,200 people in conversation. Some of the clips are people talking about language – slang, dialect, taboo words, accents. Other clips cover all sorts of subjects and simply offer a flavour of how we talk today.

Secrets of Speaking with a Genuine Accent - Omniglot

eViews has been designed for students of English as a Second Language (ESL) to hear authentic English speakers in "natural" conversations. Our interviews are recorded at a natural speed, are not scripted, and are spoken by "real" people, not actors.

Our virtual characters read text aloud naturally in over 25 languages

It is hard to divide Irish accents into categories. Even as Irish Gaelic has ceased to be spoken in the vast majority of the island, Irish people often consider English as, spiritually speaking, a second language.

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The Kerry accent is very musical and poetic with an almost Scottish Highlands flavour. This is probably because of its firm ties to the Irish language. Many people in Kerry are still fluent Irish speakers so their accent in English mimicks this. They can be very hard to understand if they come from very rural parts of Kerry. The former Gaelic football commentator Michael O’Murathurtaigh (I think that’s the spelling, his name is in Irish so I’m not sure) has a really thick Kerry accent and he’s quite fun to listen to. If you look him up you can watch some Irish sport as well!

Galactic Basic Standard - Wookieepedia

— Translation database compiled and checked by user-contributors and including audio recordings of words and selected phrases and sentences. Focus is on English and German, with each of those languages translated into 25 others, building an extensive work-in-progress database of European languages. Click on a language pair to access bilingual alphabetical word lists and a search box.