Middle English Pronunciation

Press 'Play' in the player below to listen to a recording from The Prose Brut (14th Century) as you read along with the text.

 Middle English Pronunciation

Part of the Chaucer Website contains audio clips of spoken Middle English, and a helpful review of vowel and consonant sounds. Click the link above to listen. This page requires Apple's QuickTime player.

Readings from Chaucer

Tom Hanks (no, not that Tom Hanks) and others read from Chaucer. This could be a useful tool for practicing your own pronunciation.