Introducing our 27th Scottish subject

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Please welcome IDEA’s 27th Scottish subject: a 30-year-old man who was raised just outside Glasgow. Thanks to Associate Editor Bryn Austin for the submission.

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Welcome our 106th English sample

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Thanks to IDEA Associate Editor Bryn Austin, we have another subject from England. The 43-year-old woman has lived in south London almost her entire life and is a…

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Celebrating our editors

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Today we’re highlighting the work of IDEA Associate Editor Sarah Nichols. Look at the amazing number and variety of samples Sarah has contributed since her appointment two years…

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Introducing our 17th Brazilian subject

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Thanks to a self-submission from Matheus Freitas Gomes, we now have our 17th subject from Brazil. The 23-year-old man was raised in Alterosa, in the southern part of…

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Welcome our 17th Japanese subject

Monday, March 18, 2019

We’ve just added a great new Japanese sample. The subject is a 43-year-old man who was raised just east of Tokyo and has also spent many years in…

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IDEA’s Deric McNish publishes new ebook

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Congratulations to IDEA Senior Editor Deric McNish, who has just published a new ebook titled Drama in the Language Classroom: What Every ESL Teacher Needs to Know. Co-written…

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Introducing two new American subjects

Monday, March 11, 2019

Please welcome Tennessee 11 and Pennsylvania 12 to IDEA. These new subjects are courtesy of IDEA Senior Editor Deric McNish and IDEA contributor Mia Taylor.

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Welcome our 11th Massachusetts subject

Monday, March 11, 2019

We’ve just added to the archive our 11th subject from the U.S. state of Massachusetts. He’s a 70-year-old man from the Boston area. Thanks to IDEA Associate Editor…

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Thank you!

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Thanks again to all of you who support IDEA. Your dedication to the archive has taken many forms over the years, from monetary donations, to bragging about us…

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IDEA editors discuss Caribbean voices

Friday, March 1, 2019

For those of you interested in the history, culture, languages, voices, and accents of the Caribbean, we have a treat for you. In the latest episode of IDEA…

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