CHILDES Dialects

http://accent.gmu.edu/:  Samples of speakers of many dialects and first languages, all reading the same English text, 69 words long.

http://polyglot.lss. wisc.edu/dare/dare.html   DARE excerpts: Arthur the Young Rat and spontaneous speech

http:/ /www.pbs.org/speak/seatosea/americanvarieties/DARE/# -- small # of longer spontaneous speech samples from DARE

http://www.ic.arizona .edu/%7Elsp/index.html  Some varieties have samples; not all

http://www.otago.ac.nz/anthropology/Linguistic/Sounds/Sounds4.html   New Zealand, Australia, "England", "American"; all reading the same passage, 3-4 sentences long.

http://www.fonetiks.org/  "American", various UK, other languages

http://www.uga.edu/lsava/Topics/Language%20Variation/ Language%20Variation.html:  videos of Ocracoke, Lumbee; discussion of Spanglish and verb tenses

http://www .evolpub.com/Americandialects/AmDialLnx.html

http://accent.gmu. edu/browse_maps/namerica.php

Other links are possible from Karen Chung's homepage, under 'accents'  http://ccms.ntu.edu.tw/~karchung/linguistics%20links.htm


Also, try the links from the American Dialect Society  www.americandialect.org

Also, have a look at the MLA's wonderful, interactive color maps of languages in America.   You can type in zip codes and get user-friendly but detailed language breakdowns based on census data of the 30 most commonly spoken languages in the US.  www.mla.org