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Old 4th April 2012, 14:01
Sarah_22 Sarah_22 is offline
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Hi everyone,
I am a theatre student at the University of Houston in Texas and I am currently working on a project that requires me to acquire recordings of people with native Scottish accents. The recording is just a quick 10 minute session and can be done over skype or telephone and will only be used for a class room project. Being in Texas Scottish people are few and far between so I could really use some help with this project. Please let me know if anyone is interested!!
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Old 4th April 2012, 14:13
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There are very few of us who are actually Scots on this site as it's American-owned.

If all you need is to have recordings of the various regional accents, then this BBC site might be worth a listen.
BBC - Voices - Your Voice

Good luck with your research, it sounds interesting!
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Old 5th April 2012, 01:13
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That will be helpful for the project in general, but I do need someone that I can personally talk with and interact with for the recording. So if by any chance there are people on here......that would be wonderful!
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Old 8th June 2012, 10:44
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Hello Sarah

I am Scottish. I'm not sure how to describe my accent, but it's probably standard, east-coast.
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