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Accent Your Character - Irish Audiobook

Accent Your Character - Irish: Dialect Training

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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.

©2007 Pulp Studios; (P)2007 Pulp Studios

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    mikes reviews 08/11/2015
    mikes reviews 08/11/2015 Member Since 2016
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    "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.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Sally O'Leary 06/02/2015
    Sally O'Leary 06/02/2015
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    "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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    J. Freeman 17/07/2014
    J. Freeman 17/07/2014
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    "Warning - this is Northern Irish"

    This should have been titled as Northern Irish because it is far too nasal too be considered a republic accent

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  • george c. ellison
    10/08/16
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    "Tourist only. It didn't help for acting"

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

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sasha Maggio
    16/03/15
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    "A good resource for those that know how to use it."

    Paul Meier's full books are more comprehensive but if you know how to use a resource like this, it's very good for a short review.

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  • Heather
    Niceville, FL, United States
    01/04/13
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    "Fun!"

    I don't have a character to accent, but I enjoyed listening to this. As the child of an Irish-woman from Dublin, I've never been able to tell the difference in the accents of the north and south of Ireland. this was helpful and fun to listen to.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Michael
    Sydney, Australia
    12/07/12
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    "Good stuff"
    What made the experience of listening to Accent Your Character - Irish the most enjoyable?

    It is so easy to listen to and start to mimic


    What was most disappointing about Paul Meier’s story?

    Went too fast.


    Any additional comments?

    Excellent resource for those of us who wish to fake an Irish accent however, it is just a start. Go to Ireland if you are serious about acquiring this skill. Lookit, such a lovely whimsical way of speaking to be sure.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • JEFFERY
    Sparks, NV, United States
    14/05/12
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    "very good"

    this was perfect for all the role players out there that is looking for help with an accent

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Doug
    Long Beach, CA, United States
    27/09/10
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    "Listen carefully..."

    ...and you'll hear Paul Meier giving you everything you need to begin developing your own authentic Irish-flavored voice. While there is a good deal of how-to here, Meier's magic is in the telling of the tale. Analysis is an excellent approach to this material, but please don't overlook the possibilities of simply listening--truly listening--to the master's voice. There is far more awaiting you than you might expect.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Scott
    Los Gatos, CA, United States
    23/12/11
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    "didn't download after repeated tries"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    took my buck ninety five and nothing, useless. had to uninstall the software it put on my computer that the it could never recognize.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Paul Meier again?

    never heard anything


    0 of 2 people found this review helpful

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