OK, OK, this is quite a dull article about sort of fun you may have using Google Translate. For some major languages it offers an automated voice which can read your input. But now there’s a creativish way to make it speak with a foreign accent for you. You take the spelling of language A, and try to fit a text in language B into it. Then you tell Google Translate the text is in language A, and press the magical button. I’ve prepared a couple of texts for you. Enjoy!
The Pledge of Allegiance of the United States is something probably spoken with a lot of foreign accents. Try it first with a German lilt:
Then what about Polish?
Or maybe now some German with a Polish accent. Let’s take a few verses from Goethe:
This wouldn’t be complete without some Shakespeare with a Polish accent: