Saturday, November 13, 2010

English From Around the World

Last year I shared a video on what English sounds like to foreigners. Now for the opposite. The Speech Accent Archive recorded speech samples from people all over the world reading the same paragraph. At first I thought I would just use it to improve my characters on stage, but I've mostly been playing the "guess this place" game with my wife. Here's some to try out: Australia, China, Brazil, Sudan, and Texas.


You are the reason why I do not write privately. I would love to hear your thoughts, whether you agree or not.