‘Kindertransport’ added to plays

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

IDEA has a new addition to the Play Names & Terms section: Kindertransport, by Diane Samuels. The names, terms, and phrases from the German play are spoken by…

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Twenty-one Swiss samples added

Friday, January 10, 2014

We’ve just made a major new addition to IDEA: 21 samples from Switzerland courtesy of new associate editor Lukas Tribelhorn. All the new samples are teenagers from the…

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New Connecticut sample added

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Happy New Year from IDEA! We’ve just added our fifth sample from Connecticut, a self-submission from a 21-year-old college student from Trumbull. To find out how you can…

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IDEA adds five Guangxi (China) samples

Monday, December 23, 2013

Happy holidays from IDEA! Thanks to IDEA Senior Editor Bill McCann, we can celebrate the holidays with five new samples from Guangxi, in southern China. See Guangxi 8,…

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KU students contribute to IDEA

Thursday, December 12, 2013

As part of their actor training in stage dialects this semester in Paul Meier’s Acting with an Accent class at the University of Kansas Department of Theatre, the…

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IDEA adds three samples from England & Asia

Monday, December 9, 2013

Three new samples are now on IDEA: England 95 (Buckinghamshire), Vietnam 3, and Bangladesh 2. All three are the work of Paul Meier’s students at the University of…

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IDEA introduces Angola

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

IDEA has just added a new country: Angola. See Angola 1. We also just added a new North Carolina sample and a new Italy sample. All of these…

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Seven samples and two nations added to IDEA

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

It’s been a busy day on IDEA. We have seven new samples, including two new nations: Ecuador and Bangladesh. All the samples are from Paul Meier’s students at…

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New Jerusalem sample added

Sunday, December 1, 2013

A new Israel sample has been added to IDEA, courtesy of Maggie Boyles, under the supervision of Paul Meier. The sample includes a partial phonetic transcription.

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Guangxi gets three new samples

Thursday, November 21, 2013

IDEA has added three new samples from Guangxi province in southern China, bringing the total to five. All samples were collected by Senior Editor Bill McCann.

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