Test Your Ear

1194986541442028018ear_-_body_part_nicu_buc_01_svg_medFor all you dialecticians, actors, linguists, and just plain language enthusiasts, let’s see if you can identify the home country (or, for the United States, Canada, and China, the state/province) of the following subjects from their accent or dialect. Take a listen, make your best guess, and then click the link under each audio clip to be taken to the sample you just heard. On that sample page, you will be able to read the biography of the subject, hear the person’s unscripted speech, and read the transcription.

 

 

 

 

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