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Accent Expert Gives a Tour of U.S. Accents - (Part Two)

Dialect coach Erik Singer once again takes us on a tour of different accents across English-speaking North America. Erik, along with a host of other linguists and language experts, takes a look at some of the most interesting and distinct accents around the country. Host: Erik Singer Director: Alice Roth Producer: Alyssa Marino & Erik Singer DP: Charlie Jordan Production Manager: Morgan Winters Editor: Estan Esparza Post Production Manager: Nick Ascanio Head of Programming for WIRED: Chris Conti Linguists: Nicole Holliday, Megan Figuero, Sunn m’Cheaux, & Kalina Newmark Dialect demonstrations: Amani Dorn Oklahoma Indeginous Accent demonstration courtesy of Dennis Sixkiller Miami English Demonstration courtesy of Christopher Mendoza Native Lakota Accent Demonstration courtesy of Reg Charging Special thanks to: Pamela Vanderway Eliza Simpson James N. Stanford Nacole Walker Justin McBride Zachary Cooper Reg Charging International Dialects of English Archive The Language & Life Project Talkin’ Tar Heel, How Our Voices Tell the Story of North Carolina Dr. Walt Wolfram For more reading and resources check out: The American Dialect Society: Dictionary of American Regional English and Field Recordings: Indigenous North American accents: African American Language: New York Latino English: Appalachian English North Carolina accent and dialect variation: Learning the tools and skills needed to be good at teaching or doing accents: Language variation and education: Language discrimination and racism: Lots of accents:
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