The Sociolinguistic Artifacts website collects and curates sociolinguistic artifacts. An artifact is a piece of media that communicates sociolinguistic content. Common types of artifacts include audio, video, images, news articles, blog posts, and web sites.
Presents a large set of speech samples from a variety of language backgrounds. Native and non-native speakers of English read the same paragraph and are carefully transcribed. The archive is used by people who wish to compare and analyze the accents of different English speakers.