Dialects in the United States
Listen to regional accents across the United States recorded by linguists in the 20th century. Browse by location or subject.
The International Dialects of English Archive was created in 1997 as the internet’s first archive of primary-source recordings of English-language dialects and accents as heard around the world. With roughly 1,400 samples from 120 countries and territories, and more than 170 hours of recordings, IDEA is now the largest archive of its kind.
Includes Survey of English Dialects, Evolving English VoiceBank (A selection of English accents captured at the British Library
Opie Collection of Children's Games and Songs, UCL Phonetics Recordings) and more.