Language Archives and Other Websites

This page contains links to websites related to the study of World Englishes. We have compiled–and will continue to add to–these resources for teachers interested in creating syllabi and assignments dealing with related linguistic topics. These websites provide useful background information and support for teachers and students, as well as ideas, tools, activities, and samples of language to use in classrooms.

Language Archives

International Dialects of English Archive (IDEA)

The Speech Accent Archive (George Mason University)

American English Dialect Recordings (The Center for Applied Linguistics Collection–Library of Congress)

Sounds Familiar?–British English Dialects (The British Library)

English Dialect Resources (University of Michigan)

WAAPA Accent and Dialect Collection (Edith Cowan University)

Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE)

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Other Websites

Do You Speak American? (PBS)

Phonetics Resources (Jennifer Smith)

Linguistic Society of America

Language Corpora

Academic Word List

The Academic Phrasebank

SenDraw: Sentence Diagramming Software (University of Central Florida)

Diagramming Sentences (University of Wisconsin)

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