Sound Recordings

Handbook of the IPA: Sound Recordings

The audio files to accompany the language Illustrations in Part 2 of the Handbook of the IPA may be downloaded from here.

JIPA Illustrations of the IPA: Sound Recordings

Audio files of the recorded material accompanying language Illustrations published in the Journal of the International Phonetic Association since 1998 (after the publication of the Handbook) may be downloaded from the privileged-access page here. This page is available only to current IPA members.

A cumulative list of all these language Illustrations is published in the Journal each year. The most recent is "Illustrations of the IPA published in JIPA 1998-2014" (To access the full article, access JIPA Online by logging in to your IPA account and search for Volume 45 Issue 01, April 2015, pp 105 - 107). Alternatively, Ken Olson maintains a cumulative list on his website.

A map showing locations of languages currently covered by Illustrations, with links to the text and audio of each Illustration, is available here. Thanks to Marija Tabain, Richard Breare, and Casey Tait for this marvelous resource.

Audio Cassette and CD of Sounds

An audio cassette and CD of IPA Sounds are published on behalf of the International Phonetic Association by the Department of Speech Hearing and Phonetic Sciences, UCL. They are available via the following URL -

http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/shop/soundsipa.php