CHNM and The Speech Accent Archive on NPR

Lynn Neary of National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition spoke with Professor of Linguistics, Steven Weinberger, about The Speech Accent Archive, a CHNM-affliated site. The speech accent archive is established to uniformly exhibit a large set of speech accents from a variety of language backgrounds. This website allows users to compare the demographic and linguistic backgrounds of the speakers in order to determine which variables are key predictors of each accent. Check it out here.

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