Helping people to understand accents around the world
with International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions
Join in the global project to map what the human world actually sounds like
An ever-growing database of accents.
Go to our accent list or view our world map.
Find out about the essential IPA and how it provides the key to the Accentbase system.
Wouldn’t communication be easier if we ditched our accents and we all spoke in a ‘standard’ style?
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An ever-growing online educational tool to help with the understanding of local accents and dialects.
Join in our global project to map the sounds of the human world.