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India & South Asia

AccentHelp coach Jim Johnson leads you through learning the accent along with Indian actors demonstrating the various practice materials, plus recordings of native speakers from all over South Asia.

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India & South Asia Accents Learning Materials

  • The India & South Asia accents aterials include recordings of AccentHelp coach Jim Johnson guiding you through the basics of these accents using the text, including tracks of Jim leading you through a monologue in the accent. Examples of words, sentences, and the practice monologue are demonstrated by native Indian actors.
  • There are recordings of native speakers from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, and Sri Lanka - over 6 hours of recordings in all.
  • You'll get a PDF book that accompanies the teaching audio. This book also comes in three more formats: a smaller PDF for printing, MOBI for Kindle, and EPUB for other portable readers. You'll also get transcriptions of the recordings of the native speakers in PDF format.
  • Other Asian accents are covered in additional AccentHelp materials, including Southeast Asia in the Asian collection, and Russia and other countries included in the Slavic collection.
  • All of the sound files are in MP3 format so that you can play them on your computer, load them onto your phone, or burn them to a CD.
  • You'll receive a link via email so that you can download all of the materials as ZIP files directly to your computer.
  • You'll also get future updates for free! (last update: 2020)

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Listen to a Sample!

Audio files in Six Volumes (329.3MB, 408 minutes)

India & South Asia Vol 1: Learning the Accent

  1. Sound Placement, Intonation and Helpful Hints (18:17)
  2. Changes to the R Sound (9:41)
  3. Consonant sound changes continued (15:55)
  4. Vowel sound changes (12:43)
  5. Vowel sound changes continued (9:40)
  6. changes to Diphthongs (3:26)
  7. India Practice Sentences (4:23)
  8. Gujarati Practice Sentences (3:00)
  9. Tamil Practice Sentences (2:34)
  10. Text Practice on Sounds (12:04)
  11. Text Practice on Sounds continued (13:33)
  12. Intonation & Placement Practice (14:40)
  13. Monologue Examples (7:24)

Vol 2: Native Speakers from India

  1. Rajko Gujarat India Female reading (1:45)
  2. + her conversation (3:48)
  3. Delhi India Male reading (1:29)
  4. + his conversation (1:16)
  5. Vrindavan India Male reading (1:27)
  6. + his conversation (4:44)
  7. Mumbai India Male reading (1:30)
  8. + his conversation (:47)
  9. Hyderabad India Female reading (1:17)
  10. + her convertion ( 4:45)
  11. Indian Male reading (1:20)
  12. + his conversation (3:29)
  13. Alwar Rajasthan India Male reading (1:10)
  14. + his conversation (:19)
  15. Tonk Rajasthan India Male reading (1:15)
  16. + his conversation (1:02)
  17. Ambala India Male reading (2:01)
  18. + his conversation (5:04)
  19. Lucknow India Female reading (:57)
  20. + her conversation (:43)
  21. Western India Male reading (1:30)
  22. + his conversation (2:30)
  23. Tonk Rajasthan India Male reading (1:36)
  24. + his conversation (1:34)
  25. Repalle India Male reading (1:09)
  26. + his conversation (1:26)
  27. Cochin India Female reading (1:21)
  28. + her conversation (2:52)
  29. Varanasi India Male reading (1:16)
  30. + his conversation (2:16)

Vol 3: Native Speakers from India

  1. Almora Uttarakhand India Male reading (1:10)
  2. + his conversation (3:26)
  3. Bangalore India Male reading (:49)
  4. + his conversation (4:35)
  5. Haryana India Male reading (1:03)
  6. + his conversation (2:02)
  7. Indian Community in Dubai Female reading (1:21)
  8. + her conversation (4:00)
  9. Madras India Male reading (1:05)
  10. + his conversation (3:10)
  11. West Bengal India Male reading (1:55)
  12. + his conversation (:44)
  13. Rajasthan India Male reading (1:20)
  14. + his conversation (2:21)
  15. Northern India Female reading (:47)
  16. + her conversation (1:23)
  17. New Delhi India Male reading (1:28)
  18. + his conversation (:33)
  19. Punjab India Male reading (:57)
  20. + his conversation (2:34)
  21. Punjab India Male reading (1:08)
  22. + his conversation (2:09)
  23. Delhi India Female conversation (5:13)
  24. Pune India Female reading (1:12)
  25. + her conversation (:11)
  26. Orissa India Male reading (1:22)
  27. + his conversation (1:38)
  28. Maharashtra India Male reading (1:25)
  29. + his conversation (3:35)
  30. Rigar Himachal Pradesh India Male conversation (1:16)

Vol 4: Native Speakers from Pakistan

  1. Pakistan Female reading (1:26)
  2. + her conversation (3:06)
  3. Islamabad Pakistan Male reading (1:55)
  4. + his conversation (8:42)
  5. Islamabad Pakistan Male reading (1:40)
  6. + his conversation (1:51)
  7. Pakistan Male reading (1:12)
  8. + his conversation (1:45)
  9. Northern Pakistan Male reading (1:06)
  10. + his conversation (1:32)
  11. Islamabad Pakistan Male reading (1:27)
  12. + his conversation (:29)
  13. Pakistan Female reading (1:27)
  14. + her conversation (1:02)
  15. Punjab Pakistan Male reading (1:42)
  16. + his conversation (5:43)
  17. Wahcantte Pakistan Male reading (1:39)
  18. + his conversation (1:56)
  19. Pakistan Male reading (1:11)
  20. + his conversation (3:01)
  21. Pakistan Female reading (1:06)
  22. + her conversation (1:08)
  23. Pakistan Male reading (1:23)
  24. + his conversation (4:58)
  25. Karachi Pakistan Male reading (1:12)
  26. + his conversation (1:36)
  27. Karachi Pakistan Male reading (1:20)
  28. + his conversation (3:15)
  29. Pakistan Male reading (1:00)
  30. + his conversation (1:26)
  31. Pakistan Female reading (1:13)
  32. + her conversation (:38)
  33. Pakistan Male reading (1:29)
  34. + his conversation (4:20)
  35. Rawalpindi Pakistan Male reading (:38)
  36. + his conversation (3:48)

Vol 5: Native Speakers from Bangladesh & Nepal

  1. Bangladesh Male reading (1:41)
  2. + his conversation (3:09)
  3. Rajshahi Bangladesh Male reading (1:37)
  4. + his conversation (3:26)
  5. Bangladesh Male reading (1:38)
  6. + his conversation (2:15)
  7. Rajshahi Bangladesh Male reading (1:25)
  8. + his conversation (1:13)
  9. Dhaka Bangladesh Male reading (1:15)
  10. + his conversation (5:35)
  11. Dhaka Bangladesh Male reading (1:41)
  12. + his conversation (2:28)
  13. Sylhet Bangladesh Male reading (:56)
  14. + his conversation (:54)
  15. Dekha Bangladesh Male reading (1:30)
  16. + his conversation (2:02)
  17. Dhaka Bangladesh Male reading (1:07)
  18. + his conversation (4:14)
  19. Tekka Bangladesh Female reading (1:40)
  20. + her conversation (4:36)
  21. Pokhara Nepal Male reading (1:18)
  22. + his conversation (2:11)
  23. Nepal Male reading (1:21)
  24. + his conversation (1:20)
  25. Nepal Male reading (1:13)
  26. + his conversation (:50)
  27. Patan Nepal Male reading (1:55)
  28. + his conversation (1:59)
  29. Kathmandu Nepal Male reading (1:00)
  30. + his conversation (2:47)
  31. Kathmandu Nepal Male reading (1:03)
  32. + his conversation (:19)
  33. Nepal Female reading (1:07)
  34. + her conversation (2:23)

Vol 6: Native Speakers from Bhutan, Maldives, & Sri Lanka

  1. Thimphu Bhutan Female reading (1:28)
  2. + her conversation (2:33)
  3. Wamrong Bhutan Male reading (1:35)
  4. + his conversation (3:01)
  5. Bhutan Female reading (1:38)
  6. + her conversation (1:19)
  7. India Nepal & Bhutan Male conversation (4:04)
  8. Malé Maldives Female reading (1:12)
  9. + her conversation (:26)
  10. Hikkaduwa Sri Lanka female reading (1:39)
  11. + her conversation (2:16)
  12. Kandy Sri Lanka Male reading (1:34)
  13. + his conversation (1:40)
  14. Kathmandu Sri Lanka Female reading (1:23)
  15. + her conversation (:34)
  16. Kandy Sri Lanka Male reading (:58)
  17. + his conversation (1:21)

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.