Large Accent Audio Database
Everyone who speaks a language, speaks it with an accent. A particular accent essentially reflects a person's linguistic background. When people listen to someone speak with a different accent from their own, they notice the difference, and they may even make certain biased social judgments about the speaker.
The speech accent archive is established to uniformly exhibit a large set of speech accents from a variety of language backgrounds. Native and non-native speakers of English all read the same English paragraph and are carefully recorded.[button link=”http://accent.gmu.edu/browse_language.php” color=”#FFFFCC” size=”1″ style=”4″ dark=”1″]read more[/button]