Monday, April 26, 2010

Speech Accent Archive

Accent The site has QuickTime recordings of people from all over the globe, individually reading out the same paragraph of text. The archive, which was constructed as a teaching and research tool, is meant to be used by linguists and those who are interested in various accents. Check it out: The Web site also allows users to compare the demographic and linguistic backgrounds of the speakers in order to determine which variables are key predictors to each accent.

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