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I am am English teacher and I want to do some lessons on variants of English (Dialects of the UK, variations in other countries etc).

What I am looking for are Mp3 files with people speaking different varieties of English, I am especially interested in English dialects, Scots, Hibernian English and Indian/Pakistani. My students are fairly exposed to US English with the TV but any non-standard US would also be welcome.

If anyone could suggest any links I'd be really grateful. Thanks.
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