The Chaos

Gerald Nolst TRENITÉ (1870 - 1946)

"The Chaos" is a poem which demonstrates the irregularity of English spelling and pronunciation, written by Gerard Nolst Trenité (1870-1946), also known under the pseudonym Charivarius. It first appeared in an appendix to the author's 1920 textbook Drop Your Foreign Accent: engelsche uitspraakoefeningen. (From Wikipedia)

Genre(s): Multi-version (Weekly and Fortnightly poetry), Language learning

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Version 1 Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
00:06:13
Play 02 Version 2 Anna Roberts
00:05:43
Play 03 Version 3 Carol Stripling
00:06:45
Play 04 Version 4 David Lawrence
00:06:22
Play 05 Version 5 Hannah Dowell
00:06:57
Play 06 Version 6 Jc Guan
00:06:33
Play 07 Version 7 Lars Rolander (1942-2016)
00:06:55
Play 08 Version 8 Mark F. Smith
00:06:40
Play 09 Version 9 mjbrichant
00:04:12
Play 10 Version 10 PepsiBoo
00:07:48
Play 11 Version 11 Rhonda Federman
00:07:02
Play 12 Version 12 Sergio Baldelli
00:06:13
Play 13 Version 13 TriciaG
00:06:04