Are you looking to contribute your dialect and are a native speaker of another language?

We seek videos of English-language accents and dialects from around the globe. Here’s how you can donate yours:

Step 1: The Recording

  • Every contributed video must begin with “I’m recording this for the visual accent dialect archive
  • You may record a story of your own choosing, or, read one of the following paragraphs: “Comma Gets A Cure” or “Rainbow Passage

Step 2: The Uploading

upload how-to

How to upload a video

  • Record and upload the recorded video to Youtube.

Step 3: The Contributing (Almost there!)


Are you an IPA expert, a linguist or language scholar?
You are invited to add your perspective on the videos already here. You can join the team as a contributor, and then you will be able to add phonetic and linguistic information to the video content.