||Animation of How We Form Sounds
From the University of Iowa's Phonetic Flash Animation Project, a handy animation of what we do to make speech sounds. Click on English Sounds Library in Quicklinks, then on the buttons at the top of the new window. Requires Flash and Quicktime.
Daniela De Carlo will help smooth communication in Spanish, English and Portuguese (both from Brazil and Portugal) French and Italian. She helps actors and other members of the creative team (including foreign-born directors, D.P.'s, Production Designers, Composers and Editors) make their meanings perfectly clear.
||Amazing Videos of the Voice in Action
The website for the Voice Doctor, including some great videos of the vocal folds in action. Click on "Vocal cord photos" then on the "Videos" tab near the top of the page. Enjoy!
|| Saul Kotzubei, Voice Training
Fitzmaurice Technique master teacher Saul Kotzubei's website regarding voice production for actors and others.
||International Collection of Tongue Twisters
Tongue twisters from around the world, including 378 in English
||English as a Second Language Resources
undreds of excellent links for practicing English as a Second Language. Click on 'Pronunciation' to hear many sounds demonstrated.
||Intonation and Stress
An article about intonation, as well as several links to ESL resources for non-native speakers.
||International Dialects of English Archive (IDEA)
Hear examples of native-speakers of dialects from around the world, compiled by Paul Meier and Shawn Muller at the University of Kansas.
||The Dialect Resource Tapes and CDs
Purchase dialect recordings of native speakers with instructional booklets including IPA notation by Gillian Lane-Plescia
Converts any prase or website into one of several comic dialects, including Cockney, Elmer Fudd and Pig Latin.
As above, but with variations including Irish and several regional British accents.
||Acting is Everything
Judy Kerr's site built around her excellent guidebook to acting resources in Los Angeles.