Have you checked out the KTS blog yet?
IPA CUT & PASTE
VASTA FONTS PAGE (instructions on installing phonetic fonts)
VASTAVOX (instructions for joining VASTA’s listserv)
Interactive Sagittal Section (interesting interface using a diagram of the vocal tract to link to sounds)
Artnatomy (a very pretty site demonstrating the anatomy of facial expression)
IPA CHARTS WITH SOUND
Linguistics & Phonetics Worldwide (Quite an old links collection but an interesting place to start searching)
Online phonetics resources (Another festival of links)
Studying Phonetics on the Net (Many fine links)
William Katz’ Phonetics Movies (a mixed bag of speech related media)
J.C. Wells’ Blog (a very informative and entertaining blog by my favorite phonetician)
David Crystal’s Blog (a blog covering broader issues of Linguistics)
ORGANIZATIONS AND DEPARTMENTS
International Phonetic Association (The Official Site)
…and you can get the IPA language files corresponding to the IPA Handbook illustrations at the University of Victoria Linguistics Department
The Summer Institute of Linguistics hosts IPA fonts as well as a host of other phonetic and linguistic resources.
Phonetics & Linguistics at University College London (you could spend days here)
(spend one of those days here)
Haskins Laboratories (check out Features and Demos)
Voice Record Pro (iOS) (A free app that lets you record straight to your iOS device and then edit, share, and slow down your recordings.)
Audacity (free audio editing software for Mac and PC)
The Amazing Slow Downer (iOS and Mac. Intuitive and does a great job of slowing down speech samples. Free trial version.)
VTDemo (vocal tract model/vowel synthesis program)
Sonamatch (nifty software for mapping vowels)
Audiufon audio demonstrations, Utrecht University, Phonetics (cardinal vowels, as spoken by Daniel Jones)
Labiodental Flap Movie (navigate up from here to read an article introducing this symbol)
—BTW, the UbuWeb site is an incredible compendium of speech and sound art.
ACCENTS & DIALECTS
DARE: The Dictionary of American Regional English (A massive, comprehensive project, but focused more on vocabulary than accent)
The Speech Accent Archive (a great source for accent samples. Includes transcriptions)
Principles of Phonetics by John Laver (preview )
Accents of English by J.C. Wells (preview)
A Primer of Phonetics by Henry Sweet (full book)
Le Maitre Phonetique [lə mɛtʁə fonɛtik]
Duality of voice: an outline of original research by Emil Sutro
…and many, many more!
In addition to the recommended books on our books page, some recommendations for lively, accessible books on language and linguistics can be found here:
And make sure to visit our own Wikipedia Phonetics page. There are more than a hundred articles linked there on speech, accents, phonetics, sociolinguistics, and terrible poetry. You can navigate straight to individual articles from our page, or download the entire ‘book’ as a pdf!