The International Dialects of English Archive (IDEA) provides more than 1,000 recordings of English speech by natives of nearly 100 countries. Each recording includes a standard reading passage and a selection of unscripted speech. IDEA is open for all to use and is accepting submissions for new recordings.

IDEA is one of several language resources provided through, the site for Paul Meier Dialect Services. also features interactive IPA charts, performances of William Shakespeare passages read in OP, and more.