Celebration of Dialects and Accents, Vol 1.

AESOP (c. 620 BCE - 564)

A celebration of all the wonderful dialects and accents found within the Librivox community! The goal being to record a 'phonetically relevant' text by as many volunteers as possible, and make this dialect/accent 'database' available to the world, by releasing the recordings into the public domain.(Summary by Délibáb)

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Education, Language learning

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Flemish accent, slight Julie VW
00:01:04
Play 02 Irish accent Padraig O'hIceadha
00:01:14
Play 03 Australian accent Annise
00:01:00
Play 04 English accent, RP ('no regional accent') Ruth Golding
00:01:15
Play 05 Austrian accent (German) Elli
00:00:53
Play 06 Hungarian accent Diana Majlinger
00:01:03
Play 07 Dutch accent Anna Simon
00:01:00
Play 08 American accent, 'Air Force Brat' Bellona Times
00:01:08
Play 09 English accent, South-East London Peter Yearsley
00:00:57
Play 10 Chinese accent, Taiwan Semantic Nuance
00:01:06
Play 11 English accent, 'honed-off' Black Country Accent David Cole
00:01:05
Play 12 American accent, Upstate New York Bridget Gaige
00:00:55
Play 13 New Zealand accent, Central North Island Marianne Coleman-Hipkins
00:01:03
Play 14 American accent, South Carolina Laurie Anne Walden
00:00:54
Play 15 Australian accent Graeme Dunlop
00:01:11
Play 16 English accent, mother tongue Dutch Ernst Pattynama
00:01:09
Play 17 American accent, Southern California Kara Shallenberg
00:00:52
Play 18 Chinese accent, Singaporean mezzogal
00:01:01
Play 19 American accent, Minnesota TriciaG
00:01:01
Play 20 Canadian accent, Newfoundland Sean Michael Hogan
00:00:54
Play 21 German accent Jessi
00:01:09
Play 22 American accent, Midwestern Alana Jordan
00:01:08
Play 23 American accent, West Central Pennsylvania dullstar
00:01:07
Play 24 Australian accent, cultivated Timothy Ferguson
00:01:03
Play 25 Australian accent Magdalena
00:00:51
Play 26 English accent, neutral, southern Stuart Bell
00:01:08
Play 27 American accent, Southern Indiana Joy Easton
00:01:05
Play 28 American accent, Texas Andi
00:00:56
Play 29 German accent Sonja
00:00:57
Play 30 American accent, New York City Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
00:01:12
Play 31 Northern Ireland accent Délibáb
00:01:06
Play 32 French accent Ezwa
00:01:09
Play 33 Australian accent, metropolitan May Low
00:00:58
Play 34 American accent, western Ben Gr
00:00:50
Play 35 Australian accent Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:01:15