Record a Speech Sample

We record speech samples automatically over the phone, so all you need is a quiet place and about 5-10 minutes.

Background and Consent

The recording you make over the phone will be governed by's Terms of Use and Privacy policies.

However, this informal website is also associated with formal academic research investigating whether people can identify a New York City borough accent. For researchers to do what they do best, they would like to know some additional demographic information about you, and they also need permission to analyze the recording of your voice.

There's no pressure, but if you are willing to let researchers analyze your recording, please click below to read a brief consent disclosure and provide some demographic information about yourself.

Yes, I would like to contribute to research No, I do not want to contribute to research