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Slavic Accents

This collection teaches the overall Slavic accent and includes 8 additional volumes of recordings of native speakers from Russia, Ukraine, Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Croatia, and a number of other nations in eastern and central Europe.

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Slavic Accent Learning Materials

  • The Slavic accent materials include recordings of AccentHelp coaches Jim & Carolyn Johnson guiding you through learning the accent, using the text, as well as eight volumes of recordings of native speakers. Jim also leads you through a monologue using the accent.
  • You'll get the written materials, including the transcriptions of all of the native speakers, in a large format PDF for portable reading devices. In addition, the written teaching materials will come in a small format PDF file to print or read on a standard computer, a MOBI file for Kindle, and an EPUB version for other portable readers.
  • These Slavic accent materials cover a huge portion of Eastern and Central Europe, including countries that used to be a part of the USSR and a number of additional nations. There are recordings of native speakers from Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria,  Latvia, Estonia, Belarus, Georgia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Moldova, and Albania. 

Audio files in Nine Volumes (574.4mb, 9 hours & 33 minutes)

Volume 1: Learning the Accent

  1. Introduction to Sound Placement, Intonation, and Helpful Hints for learning an Slavic accent (13:40)
  2. Consonant sound changes (22:03)
  3. Vowel sound changes  (12:39)
  4. changes in Diphthongs  (1:57)
  5. Wrap Up & More Practice (4:09)
  6. Text Practice (21:18)
  7. Text Intonation (8:35)
  8. Text Example (3:47)

Volume 2: Recordings of Native Speakers from Russia

  1. Russian Female reading (1:36)
  2. + her conversation (5:09)
  3. Stavroposi Russia Male reading (1:13)
  4. + his conversation (4:10)
  5. South Central Russia Female reading (1:26)
  6. + her conversation (4:03)
  7. Russian Male reading (1:00)
  8. + his conversation (3:42)
  9. Russian Male conversation (8:15)
  10. Yekaterinburg Russia Female reading (:50)
  11. + her conversation (4:36)
  12. Moscow Russia Male reading (1:16)
  13. + his conversation (3:15)
  14. Moscow Russia Female reading (1:15)
  15. + her conversation (1:32)
  16. Russian Male reading (1:26)
  17. + his conversation (1:12)
  18. Yekaterinburg Russia Female reading (:45)
  19. + her conversation (3:25)
  20. Ufa Russia Female reading (1:09)
  21. + her conversation (2:18)
  22. Ufa Russia Female reading (1:26)
  23. + her conversation (:55)
  24. Moscow Russia Female reading (1:30)
  25. + her conversation (9:21)
  26. Saratov Russia Male conversation (8:02)
  27. Revda Russia Male reading (2:30)
  28. + his conversation (3:47)
  29. Russian Female reading (1:16)
  30. + her conversation (2:26)

Volume 3: Recordings of Native Speakers from Ukraine

  1. Kiev Ukraine Female reading (1:57)
  2. + her conversation (:46)
  3. Mariupol Ukraine Male reading (1:40)
  4. + his conversation (:25)
  5. Odessa Ukraine Female reading (1:44)
  6. + her conversation (2:22)
  7. Ukraine Male reading (1:20)
  8. + his conversation (2:44)
  9. Kiev Ukraine Female reading (1:16)
  10. + his conversation (3:01)
  11. Odessa Ukraine Male reading (1:10)
  12. + his conversation (3:01)
  13. Lviv Ukraine Female reading (1:36)
  14. + her conversation (3:38)
  15. Horodok Ukraine Male conversation (2:51)
  16. Kryvyj Rih Ukraine Male conversation (:42)
  17. Odessa Ukraine Male reading (1:09)
  18. + his conversation (2:44)
  19. Luhansk Ukraine Female reading (1:11)
  20. + her conversation (2:11)
  21. Dnipropetrovsk Ukraine Male reading (1:19)
  22. + his conversation (1:00)
  23. Donetsk Ukraine Male reading (1:14)
  24. + his conversation (7:56)
  25. Kiev Ukraine Female reading (1:10)
  26. + her conversation (2:08)
  27. Odessa Male & Female Comparing Russian & Ukrainian (5:35)

Volume 4: Recordings of Native Speakers from the Former Soviet Union

  1. Haapsalu Estonia Male reading (1:41)
  2. + his conversation (2:59)
  3. Otepaa Estonia Female reading (1:45)
  4. + her conversation (2:22)
  5. Estonia Female reading (1:36)
  6. + her conversation (2:53)
  7. Daugavpils Latvia Female reading (1:31)
  8. + her conversation (1:17)
  9. Riga Latvia Female reading (:59)
  10. + her conversation (3:11)
  11. Kuldiga Latvia Male reading (1:05)
  12. + his conversation (2:25)
  13. Belarus Female reading (1:44)
  14. + her conversation (:42)
  15. Tbillisi Georgia Male reading (1:35)
  16. + his conversation (4:06)
  17. Turkmenabot Turkmenistan Female reading (1:58)
  18. + her conversation (3:04)
  19. Uzbequistan Female reading (1:09)
  20. + her conversation (2:33)

Volume 5: Recordings of Native Speakers from Slovakia & Czech Republic

  1. Decin Czech Republic Male reading (1:10)
  2. + his conversation (2:00)
  3. Prague Czech Republic Male reading (1:26)
  4. + his conversation (3:34)
  5. Czech Republic Female reading (1:22)
  6. + her conversation (2:59)
  7. Ostrava Czech Republic Female reading (1:01)
  8. + her conversation (2:47)
  9. Prague Czech Republic Female reading (1:32)
  10. + her conversation (1:43)
  11. Bratislava Slovakia Male reading (1:41)
  12. + his conversation (1:55)
  13. Bratislava Slovakia Male reading (1:41)
  14. + his conversation (1:55)
  15. Abrahám Slovakia Female reading (1:17)
  16. + her conversation (2:16)
  17. Eastern Slovakia Female reading (1:25)
  18. + her conversation (2:42)
  19. Slovakia Female reading (1:15)
  20. + her conversation (2:33)
  21. Slovakia Female reading (1:32)
  22. + her conversation (1:37)
  23. Topolčany Slovakia Male reading (1:08)
  24. + his conversation (1:23)
  25. Nove Zamsky Slovakia Female reading (1:29)
  26. + her conversation (1:45)
  27. Svit Slovakia Male reading (1:20)
  28. + his conversation (3:08)
  29. Bratislava Slovakia Female reading (1:23)
  30. + her conversation (1:47)

Volume 6: Recordings of Native Speakers from Poland

  1. Torin Poland Male reading (1:20)
  2. + his conversation (8:55)
  3. Warsaw Poland Female reading (1:20)
  4. + her conversation (8:04)
  5. Rzeszów Poland Male reading (:54)
  6. + his conversation (1:38)
  7. Kraków Poland Female reading (1:52)
  8. + her conversation (2:24)
  9. Gorzów Wielkopolski Poland reading (1:34)
  10. + her conversation (1:37)
  11. Gdynia Poland Female reading (1:52)
  12. + her conversation (2:36)
  13. Lublin Poland Male reading (2:13)
  14. + his conversation (2:28)
  15. Rzeszów Poland Female reading (1:32)
  16. + her conversation
  17. Kraków Poland Female reading (:40)
  18. + her conversation (3:17)
  19. Katowice Poland Male reading 1:28)
  20. + his conversation (2:43)
  21. Poznan Poland Male reading (1:33)
  22. + his conversation (3:45)
  23. Biala Podlaska Poland Male reading (1:48)
  24. + his conversation (5:22)
  25. Pabianice Poland Male reading (1:21)
  26. + his conversation (4:14)
  27. Gdańsk Poland Female reading (1:14)
  28. + her conversation (2:05)
  29. Kraków Poland Male reading (1:33)
  30. + his conversation (2:52)

Volume 7: Recordings of Native Speakers from the South

  1. Sevnica Slovenia Female reading (1:24)
  2. + her conversation (2:20)
  3. Maribor Slovenia Male reading (1:11)
  4. + his conversation (:56)
  5. Zagreb Croatia Male reading (1:10)
  6. + his conversation (3:52)
  7. Split Croatia Female reading (1:18)
  8. + her conversation (1:38)
  9. Zagreb Croatia Male reading (1:13)
  10. + his conversation (1:36)
  11. Zagreb Croatia Female reading (1:17)
  12. + her conversation (3:49)
  13. Zagreb Croatia Male reading (1:04)
  14. + his conversation (4:15)
  15. Zagreb Croatia Male reading (1:16)
  16. + his conversation (3:07)
  17. Zagreb Croatia Male reading (1:40)
  18. + his conversation (2:20)
  19. Bosnia and Herzegovina Female reading (1:19)
  20. + her conversation (3:22)
  21. Bosnia and Herzegovina Female reading (1:32)
  22. + her conversation (:52)
  23. Belgrade Serbia Male reading (:56)
  24. + his conversation (2:52)
  25. Belgrade Serbia Male reading (1:34)
  26. + his conversation (2:51)
  27. Novi Sad Servia Female reading (1:11)
  28. + her conversation (1:26)
  29. Kragujevac Servia Male reading (1:35)
  30. + his conversation (2:45)

Volume 8: Recordings of Native Speakers from Hungary

  1. Budapest Hungary Female reading (1:20)
  2. + her conversation (3:19)
  3. Zalaegerszeg Hungary Male reading (1:46)
  4. + his conversation (2:23)
  5. Nyíregyháza Hungary Female reading (1:10)
  6. + her conversation (2:37)
  7. Hungary Female reading (1:16)
  8. + her conversation (1:42)
  9. Budapest Hungary Male reading (1:08)
  10. + his conversation (:54)
  11. Egar Hungary Female reading (1:19)
  12. + her conversation )1:52)
  13. Miskolc Hungary Male reading (1:19)
  14. + his conversation (1:24)
  15. Veszprem Hungary Male reading (1:26)
  16. + his conversation (:57)
  17. Budapest Hungary Female reading (1:03)
  18. + her conversation (1:08)
  19. Budapest Hungary Male reading (1:11)
  20. + his conversation (1:09)
  21. Debrecen Hungary Male reading (1:03)
  22. + his conversation (1:56)
  23. Budapest Hungary Female reading (1:30)
  24. + her conversation (3:06)
  25. Hungary Female reading (1:20)
  26. + her conversation (1:13)
  27. Gyor Hungary Male reading (1:11)
  28. + his conversation (:57)
  29. Szolnok Hungary Male reading (:56)
  30. + his conversation (4:08)
  31. Nyírbátor Hungary Male conversation (1:01)

Volume 9: Recordings of Native Speakers from Romania & Bulgaria +

  1. Bucharest Romania Female reading (1:38)
  2. + her conversation (3:01)
  3. Cluj-Napoca Romania Male reading (1:46)
  4. + his conversation (8:31)
  5. Kolozsvár Romania Female reading (1:25)
  6. + her conversation (3:01)
  7. Romania Female reading (1:29)
  8. + her conversation (4:41)
  9. Buzau Romania Male reading (1:22)
  10. + his conversation (3:18)
  11. Romania Female reading (1:33)
  12. + her conversation (1:19)
  13. Bulgarian in Romania Male conversation (3:50)
  14. Silven Bulgaria Male reading (1:19)
  15. + his conversation (2:20)
  16. + speaking in Bulgarian (2:12)
  17. Khaskovo Bulgaria Female reading (1:12)
  18. + her converstation (1:59)
  19. Sofia Bulgaria Female reading (1:01)
  20. + her conversation (1:26)
  21. Sofia Bulgaria Male reading (1:36)
  22. + his conversation (:53)
  23. Dobric Bulgaria Female reading (1:10)
  24. + her conversation (2:00)
  25. Sofia Bulgaria Male reading (1:02)
  26. + his conversation (2:07)
  27. Moldova Female reading (1:17)
  28. + her conversation (3:38)
  29. Albania Male reading (1:38)
  30. + his conversation (2:37)

Most of these recordings are made "in the field" so you will hear such things as birds, cars or other people in the background. A transcription of the conversations is included to help you follow along.

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