• Accent Your Character - Irish

  • Dialect Training
  • By: Paul Meier
  • Narrated by: Paul Meier
  • Length: 26 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 04-22-09
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Big Happy Family, LLC
  • 3 out of 5 stars 3.1 (74 ratings)

Regular price: $3.49

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Publisher's Summary

Dialect training for roleplayers, storytellers, and other casual pretenders. Add some kick to your characters with some quick and simple dialect training. Paul Meier has been training actors for over 25 years and now offers his experience to the casual pretender in these entertaining presentations. You will find accent tips, colloquialisms, and charismatic character concepts that will add to your storytelling, roleplaying, or cosplay.
Each presentation includes an overview of the common sounds you will hear in the dialect and exercised in several hilarious encounters you might find in your stories or games. Paul Meier is as entertaining as he is informative, making this program easy to listen to again and again.
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2 out of 5 stars
By george c. ellison on 08-10-16

Tourist only. It didn't help for acting

Tourist only. It didn't help for acting. No clues for key sounds in the language

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2 out of 5 stars
By M. Harris on 12-08-17

Not very good

Really fast pace which makes it hard to actually learn anything useful. Also extremely short.

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1 out of 5 stars
By mikes reviews on 11-08-15

Not for Actors!

IF YOU're an actor looking for an accent resource, keep moving!

This audiobook is designed for storytellers and role players according to the bumpf. My bad in that I didn't realise what this would mean.

It covers Irish, Northern Irish and even Dublin all mixed together. If you tried really hard you could pick out some useful tips but, for me,it isn't even worth the £2.45 I paid.

A lot of it is concerned with vocabulary and what a character might say in a story. ( Using the same selection of vocabulary).

Paul Meier ( the narrator) does deserve praise for being the man who set up the International Dialects of English Archive. In fact their website includes native speakers reading a standard text, which is very useful when learning an accent. Paul fills time by doing this here, but switches between Northern and Southern Irish making it rather confusing.

Maybe, if you're just after a general diddley dee, this might do the job.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Sally O'Leary on 02-06-15

Is good for a starter

It's got some good tips on that could come in very handy. A short piece but many different examples to try out. I'm happy I bought it

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