Evaluating English Accents WorldWide: Sound Clips
For an audio sample of the eight voices used, please click on the one you wish to hear. The sounds are about 120K each and are in QuickTime format. The QuickTime program may be downloaded from http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/
The text read by all voices is:
For a phonological analysis of the accentual features used by the voices, see Bayard et al. 2001: 26-30.
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