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Phonetics and Phonology



Spanglish girl
Argentina

Phonetics and Phonology
 
Hi everyone again!!
 
I īm working this  year as assistant on Phonetics and Phonology, and I have to tech English varieties. The trouble is, that I have plenty of theory, but I don īt have audio, material. So, I need audio material on: Irish English, Australian English, New Zealand English, South African English, and if possible any other variety. I would be very glad if you could help me with some material.
 
Thanks in advance.
 

19 Mar 2009      



frenchfrog
France

Try www.elllo.org because you will find audio files with different accents (Canadian, Irish, American, Australian...) Select www.elllo.org in the search bar in the top right-hand corner and then type a keyword (sports, food, ...)

19 Mar 2009     



mary_8
Spain

Hi!
You can try this:

Online pronouncing dictionary - British English pronunciation

http://www.howjsay.com/

 

Online English dictionary with pronunciation - American English

http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/dictionary/dictionaryhome.aspx

Enter the word in the box under "Dictionary > Find", then click on the loudspeaker sign.


Online phonetics resources-link to many links

http://www.unc.edu/~jlsmith/pht-url.html

Here you will find a long list of resources and links to online demonstrations and illustrations of a variety of phonetic phenomena.

 I think the last one should be very useful for you!



19 Mar 2009     



alien boy
Japan

If you look at this post you will find some other useful site links that have examples, including some stories read by various English speakers.

Useful īsites for English pronunciation, accent and dialect examples

I have been studying phonetics & phonology & found the links in this post to be very useful for teaching purposes.

Cheers,
AB

20 Mar 2009     



Spanglish girl
Argentina

Thank you so much for your help. Your suggestions are very useful!!!Clap

21 Mar 2009