Episode 28 (Russian Language & Accents)

Curtis Ford

The May 2020 podcast focuses on the Russian language and Russian accents, and features Paul Meier’s special guest, Professor Curtis Ford. Curt and Paul discuss a variety of topics related to Russian speech, including the challenges Russians face when speaking English and the challenges English-speaking actors face when playing Russian characters.

The YouTube Russian grammar channel references in the podcast can be found at https://www.youtube.com/user/russiangrammar. And please visit https://americanvoicesapp.com/about-this-project to learn more about Curt’s American Voices app. (See https://americanvoicesapp.com/connected-speech for Curt’s analysis of connected speech.)

(Bach’s Cello Suite #1 in G Major BMV 1007 Prelude (by Ivan Dolgunov) courtesy of Jamendo Licensing.)