A Dozen Dialect Sites (and more)

by | Jul 28, 2020 | Training/Education

dialectsEnglish is the only language I speak.  Sure, I’m jealous of my VO friends who speak two or more languages…they’re more marketable…but I still feel like I’m learning English!

So how hard can it be to learn a few dialects (in English), and still be able to broaden my prospects?  Some people are just good a picking up this stuff by ear, but these are skills that CAN be learned.

I looked around a bit and found a few online resources, and it occurred to me y’all (Southern drawl) might benefit from the list, too.

If you can think of any others, please add them in the comment section below.

I haven’t even mentioned the many apps you can get for your smartphone that might help with this.  …Another blog perhaps.


International Dialects of English Archive

The Speech Accent Archive


Dialect 411

American Dialect Links (wow…lots here!)

Speaking British

Accent and Dialect Books


Learn Scottish for Free

Article on American Dialects

Difference Between Accent and Dialect

Gender Dialects?

English Dialects by Continent (Wikipedia)

Neutralizing Accents


(and finally, my favorite)  How To Speak with a New Jersey Accent



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