How Illinois is your accent?

People in and around Illinois have very distinctive accents, especially if your accent is quite different. Illinois accents are hard to understand to the new immigrant, and to the average Illinoisan, perfectly normal.

Do you have an Illinoisan accent? Do you live elsewhere, but sound like an Illinoisan? Well, you are at the right place. In just a few minutes, with a few simple questions, you will find out: How Illinois is Your Accent?

Created by: IvystarGecko

  1. "Dawn" and "Don". Do these words sound the same, or different?
  2. "Girl". Does this word sound a bit like "Grl"? "Gurl"?
  3. "John". Does this word rhyme with dawn?
  4. "Going to". Does this sound like "Goenda"?
  5. "Mark." Do the two middle sounds sound like "Aaah," or "Arr"?
  6. "Don" and "Talk". Do the A and the O make the same sound, or different?
  7. "Wanda". Does this word sound like it would be spelled "Wonda" or "Waunda"?
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